IoT in Health

IoT in Health

AWS makes Amazon Lex AI available to customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, has made Amazon Lex available to all customers. Amazon Lex is an artificial...

Verily announces smartwatch to transform clinical research

Verily, the life sciences unit of Google parent company Alphabet, has announced a smartwatch aimed at transforming care platforms and clinical research. The Study Watch,...

Purdue researcher develops technology powered by body heat

Kazuaki Yazawa, a research associate professor at Purdue University, Indiana, has developed technology that can be woven into a specially designed fabric, harnessing human...

Matternet leapfrogs Amazon to complete first city drone delivery

Switzerland's national mail service Swiss Post has signed up California-based drone company Matternet to assist with the delivery of laboratory samples between two hospitals. In...

The rise of the IoT ‘megatrends’

The IoT is growing fast and a number of key 'megatrends' are emerging that impact the way software application developers are building the fabric of a...

Data scientists developing doctor chatbots for ‘self-treatable’ conditions

Data scientists at the University of Essex, UK, are working to create 'doctor chatbots', powered by artificial intelligence (AI),  who patients can access via smartphones. The...

IoT project brings clean, safe water to thousands in Africa

In recognition of World Water Day, Internet of Business looks at how IoT technologies can help to bring clean water to people in Africa. According to figures from...

IoB Insiders: Wearables and companion devices in the workplace

IoB Insiders Rob Bamforth, analyst at research company Quocirca, considers how organizations can adapt to and prepare for the growing number of different wearables being...

Doro bets on lucrative connected health market for seniors

Doro, a tech company that makes easy-to-use mobile devices for people over 65, has announced plans to develop a health tech portfolio. At MWC in...

Vodafone claims to surpass 50 million IoT connections, but how useful...

British telecoms company Vodafone has claimed to be the first Internet of Things (IoT) mobile provider to surpass 50 million connections, but how useful are...

AI machine diagnoses skin cancer, could be used in smartphones

Scientists at Stanford University, USA, have developed a method for diagnosing skin cancer with artificial intelligence (AI) that could also be used in smartphones. Using...

UK’s NHS trials AI app as alternative to medical helpline

The UK National Health Service is to trial an artificially intelligent (AI) medical application in place of its NHS 111 non-emergency helpline. The app comes...