Bluetooth, Hearables, IoT, Smart Energy and other random Stuff
[…] Nick Hunn, meanwhile, suggests that the standard may be well and good, but that there are likely patent protection hurdles ahead for players who want to use […]
[…] ZigBee Alliance are hoping for a smooth implementation. Provided that the technology is effective, secure, and easy for customers to use, then it’s safe to say that the efficiency gains (and more […]
[…] provider has the determination to identify and make those savings.] Read Nick’s article: Can mHealth save the NHS and take in the comments […]
[…] Hype curve dead ahead, take it at 20 mph. Gingerly. That was my take after reading wireless maven Nick Hunn’s latest entry in his Creative Connectivity blog. While in his picture of doctors dispensing and designing apps rather than practicing, he may be taking the research2guidance [TA 17 Dec] and some other studies to the end of the logical road, what will be the evolution of health apps? Will their revenue model stay cheap (<$2) and cheerful, or be dependent on pharma companies (and others) to sponsor more complex apps? What about smartphone adoption which is still only 20% of the market? And three incompatible platforms? Is this yet another distraction from the larger eHealth issues? The article stops at a few lights and coffee shops past the curve, on the way to the doctor’s office. mHealth Apps need an injection of reality. […]
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