Tag: wireless sensor

Bluetooth v4.0 with low energy technology planning for greater penetration of sports and fitness markets

By Tim Bredrup The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) recently announced the creation of the Sports and Fitness Working Group and is now accepting members. This group will work together to enhance interoperability between Bluetooth enabled sports and fitness sensor products and training computers (Bluetooth Smart devices) and hub devices such as smartphones, PCs, TVs […]

Echo Therapeutics announces positive clinical trial results of its Symphony® Transdermal CGM system

mHealth Research Daily, with Tim Bredrup In efforts to improve the tracking and trending of glucose in patients with diabetes, Echo Therapeutics is developing the Symphony tCGM system; a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and the Prelude® SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery. A feasibility study was designed to evaluate the performance […]

Unconnected medical devices will soon become obsolete, conversation with Qualcomm Life VP Rick Valencia #mHS11

As was covered recently, Qualcomm’s 2net Platform looks poised to make a major impact on medical device connectivity and allow for the creation for new kinds of health applications and businesses. One great example which shows the power of allowing application developers to “outsource” end-to-end connectivity is the Macaw app. It aggregates data from multiple types […]