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Apple Watch KardiaBand accessory shows it’s time for IoT in healthcare

A new watch band from KardiaBand by AliveCor has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to carry out electrocardiography...

Internet of Banking & Payments: where every device is a payment...

With the impending arrival of the second payment services directive in January, the pressure is on financial institutions to ensure they’re ready for...

New wearables options for UnitedHealthcare customers

US healthcare company UnitedHealthcare is incorporating new wearables into its Motion wellness programme, with help from Qualcomm Life.  Participants in UnitedHealthcare Motion, a national wellness...

Abilify IoT-enabled digital pills approved amid privacy concerns

In a first for the US, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved digital pills that include an ingestion tracking system. A phenomenal amount...

SAP to make Volvo Ocean Race plain sailing for Team AkzoNobel

Crew members will be measured for fitness, stress and exhaustion in one of the world's most gruelling sailing races, thanks to biometric sensors and...

Thin film batteries set for solid (state) growth

Smaller, lighter and with no risk of leakages or explosions, thin film batteries based on solid state components are increasingly important to low-power IoT...

Brunel scientists develop flexible, wearable 3D-printed battery

Scientists at Brunel University London have become the first to devise a simple and affordable method of 3D printing a flexible battery.  These days, the long...

Why the IoT industry needs to pay attention to ePrivacy Regulation

How is the EU's ePrivacy Regulation, a companion law to GDPR, likely to impact the IoT industry? David Meyer reports.  The European Union's ePrivacy Regulation,...

Oculus Rift for Business announced

In a long-awaited move, VR trailblazers Oculus have announced a professional Rift bundle created with business needs in mind.  OC4, the company’s fourth Oculus Connect...

IoT gets tops scores from sports teams worldwide

The sporting world is a growing market for IoT technologies, as teams and sports organizations increasingly seek to benefit from the opportunities generated by...

Lone workers: Protected by the IoT, thanks to senior citizens

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Peter Marsden, managing director of Doro UK & Ireland, explains how technology originally developed for elderly...

Inmarsat digs into prospect of Internet of Mining Things

The health and safety of staff in hazardous environments stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the mining industry’s move towards automation...