Bluetooth – the technology that you use for hands-free calls and wireless music streaming has been used in an interesting collaboration between Ford and Medtronic to manage your health. In a demonstration, unveiled at Ford HQ in Michigan last week, a continuous glucose meter worn by the driver connected with the in dash computer via Bluetooth to provide feedback about their health while driving, and this week Ford demonstrated a seat that can monitor your heart rate. Continue reading “Automotive Bluetooth — the car as a Health hub” »
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Bluetooth low energy has many applications, but mobile health, mhealth or personal health could be a key use case for this new technology.
A recent ABI research report that Bluetooth low energy will be deployed in 467 million health devices by 2016 demonstrating that the technology will play a very significant role in the healthcare market. Continue reading “Bluetooth low energy for mobile health” »