Finally the wearable market is expected to grow! “The market for connected wearables has entered a strong growth phase that will last for many years to come.” – (Berg Insight, 2017) In 2016 the estimated units shipped reached 96.5 million. Following Berg Insights research, the upcoming five years the connected wearables market is expected to […]
Fitness Providers are constantly looking for engaging strategies in order to innovate in their businesses, and many gyms are focused on Wearable technologies. This serves the purpose of acquiring and retaining members. Wearables can be agame changer for improving upon that experience.
Microsoft has introduced the HoloLens, the first completely self-contained, holographic computer that allows its users to interact with holograms in their physical environment with a virtual reality headset with high-definition lenses that comes with spatial recognition. HoloLens enables users
Unlike clinical issues, inefficiency and waste are often overlooked because it’s complicated and “unsexy”. These operational issues however could be the biggest lever for fixing healthcare, decreasing its cost and enhancing the patient experience. But…. Tackling these issues is difficult.
Nokia announced its re-entry into the consumer market in late June by launching a portfolio of digital health products ranging from elegant activity/sleep trackers to smart scales and a home air-quality monitor. As the largest line of connected consumer health products on the market, they are now available for purchase on their website and at many […]
The movement within the wearable market is very clear. Demand makes that wearables are becoming less expensive and increasingly commoditized. Just better sensors is now no longer enough. Wearables need to be smarter and more useful. They need to analyse multiple data at once, or so to say, be more holistic. To do so, […]
It’s been over two years since I penned this article in Forbes and I believe that the story is even more relevant today. And simply put, it’s coming down to one simple phrase–DATA TRUMPS THE DEVICE. While many new trackers and devices are making their way to the marketplace, it’s my opinion that a central […]
The Market Landscape Before talking about security in healthcare is better to analyze the digital health market. Wearable connected devices are becoming omnipresent, and fitness trackers were extremely popular in the past few years contributing to its major growth. Research conducted by Parks Associates suggests that more than 78 million wearables were sold worldwide in […]
The Digital Health Sector Between 2014 and 2016, the use of digital health apps has doubled with more than 165,000 mobile apps available to consumers. With that comes the increases in the use of health wearables that has grown from 9% in 2014 to 21% in 2016. The health sector is determined to create new […]
Why we need a Digital Health Revolution The emergence and increased severity of chronic illnesses around the world has grown to exponential heights in comparison to the last fifty years of medical analysis. The existence of chronic diseases are crushing the Healthcare sector and the resources therein, and subsequently creating socioeconomic issues within the diaspora […]