This is the fourth in a series of five Healthcare Big Data blogs and its impact written by John Morton about Big data for Digital Salutem. The first is Big Data: Challenge, or Opportunity for Healthcare? , the second Big Data: Healthcare Prevention, the third Big Data: Healthcare Diagnosis and the last Big Data: Healthcare Awareness.
Wearables are quickly becoming all the rage, and it’s easy to see why. They’re an easy way to track health progress in a very digestible way. People intrinsically have a fear of their health and it declining, so something like a Fitbit that gives them easy-to-read information and reassurance that they can get fit by taking […]
To most of us, Virtual Reality was the stuff of science fiction. With all the technological advances and brands racing to outsmart each other, we all knew it was only a matter of time before Virtual Reality became the game-changer; literally. Soon enough, consumers were introduced to the Samsung’s GearVR, Google Cardboard, Oculus Rift and […]
Wearable IoT has already proven to be big business, ranging from fitness tracking devices carrying big brand names to life-saving implantable devices such as insulin pumps and pacemakers fitted with smart sensors. The market for wireless wearable medical devices is predicted to grow to over $17 billion by 2020.