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Data privacy and health wearables in the workplace: Who should be accountable? (Reader Forum)

With the expansion of 5G networks, industry experts are watching to see how the proliferation of 5G will stimulate the growth of wearable devices. Even without 5G, the connected wearable device marketplace doubled in size between 2016 and 2019, and it is projected to reach more than one...

If 5G device shipments hit 2021 expectations, 5G can claim ‘mainstream’ status

LitePoint exec: 'When compared to 4G, 5G attach rates are one to two years ahead' LitePoint, a wireless device testing company, saw a 10x increase in 5G mobile phone shipments last year, according to the company’s Director of Marketing Adam Smith. “We went from 20 million...

5G and the future of healthcare (Reader Forum)

Integrating 5G network technology and today’s digital healthcare technology will improve patients’ access to doctors, increase the availability of the latest healthcare technologies, improve patient outcomes, and increase the efficiency of healthcare delivery. To improve patient access and patient outcomes, and accelerate the acquisition of...

Qualcomm to work with Pokémon Go creator on mixed reality AR

With Niantic on its side, Qualcomm might have a real chance at bringing mixed reality AR to consumers Qualcomm and Niantic Labs, the creator of popular mobile augmented reality games Pokemon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, are partnering to develop mixed reality AR glasses....

Nokia re-evaluates its digital health unit

Less than two years after putting the pieces together for a business unit to serve the digital health space, Nokia is re-evaluating the status of that business. In a brief statement, Nokia said it has initiated a strategic review of its Digital Health business, which...

AT&T, Georgia Tech team to help visually impaired hear the eclipse

Eclipse experience is part of AT&T Aria project, which connects visually impaired with a human agent James Boehm remembers seeing an eclipse when he was in middle school. Then, when he was 30, Boehm lost his sight. Now, using an Aira wearable connected to the...

2017 Predictions: 3 mobile enterprise predictions for 2017

Greater definition of mobile strategy decision making, mobile development and wearables are set to expand across enterprise space in 2017. Editor’s Note: With 2017 now upon us, RCR Wireless News has gathered predictions from across the mobile telecommunications space on what they...

Kagan: Carnival Cruise Line plans major CES announcement

Carnival Cruise Line is getting ready to make a major announcement at CES next month. Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, which owns Carnival Cruise Line, is scheduled to give a keynote speech at CES where he is expected to unveil what they call...

Fujitsu partners with DHL to target wearable technology, IoT

The two companies plan to jointly develop IoT solutions designed to improve safety for emergency services. Japanese ICT firm Fujitsu announced a strategic partnership with DHL Supply Chain U.K. to develop new services based on wearable technology and the "internet of things." Under...

Workers wary of wearables in the workplace

Deploying wearables in the workplace may seem like a logical step for businesses, but concerns over privacy make workers wary Using wearables in the workplace is a logical next step as the popularity of the devices continues to increase. In the U.K., 2015 sales of wearable devices grew...

Reality Check: Wearable devices underscore need for secure design

Security issues connected with consumer uptake of wearable devices and the ‘Internet of Things’ remains a significant hurdle for the market Wearable computing devices are changing the way humans interact with technology and that shift has security implications that must be addressed. Wearable fitness tracking...

Nine Wi-Fi gadgets that reflect IoT momentum

With predictions of billions of new devices with wireless connectivity over the coming years, the "Internet of Things" is expected to have a major influence on multiple verticals and consumers' everyday lives. And it turns out that already, everything from dog dishes to stuffed...

Wearables need better services, experts say at SxSW

Panelists: A huge amount of data doesn’t necessarily equate to a useful application AUSTIN, Texas – Wearable product developers this week discussed key challenges to driving adoption of the consumer-facing "Internet of Things" during the South by Southwest Interactive conference. Josh Gunkel, a senior developer with...

2016 Predictions: The transformative power of the IoT

A look at IoT in 2016 Editor’s Note: With 2016 now upon us, RCR Wireless News has gathered predictions from leading industry analysts and executives on what they expect to see in the new year. The "Internet of Things" transforms our economy, society and how we...

CES 2016 Internet of Things (IoT) ‘It was insane’ – IoT Innovation Episode 28

CES 2016 Internet of Things (IoT) musings from the IoT Innovation gang. Listen in as Sean Kinney, Managing Editor - RCR Wireless News; Chris Hare, CEO - nTeTe; and Steve Brumer, Partner - 151 Advisors,  share CES 2016 Internet of Things (IoT) highlights with IoT Innovations...

2016 Predictions: Product innovation set to spur mobile market in 2016

Mobile operators will look towards product innovation in their battle for market share Editor’s Note: With 2016 now upon us, RCR Wireless News has gathered predictions from leading industry analysts and executives on what they expect to see in the new year. 2015 was the year...

AT&T Internet of Things outlook for 2016

AT&T's "Internet of Things" initiatives in 2016 are set to include a focus on sensing and tracking, wearables, connected health and smarter cities. Igal Elbaz, VP of ecosystem and innovation for AT&T Services, discussed AT&T Internet of Things outlook for 2016 in a Dec. 9...

5 forces driving the use of mobile network analytics

As service providers seek to better understand their networks, operations and customers through the use of analytics, a number of factors are driving the desire to distill information into intelligence. Five forces driving the use of mobile network analytics include: • Automation. As networks get...

IoT anxiety laid out in security report

Consumers want one security solution for all devices WASHINGTON – Software firm Nominum has released a survey showing the recent spate of high-profile cyber attacks is making cybersecurity weigh heavily on the minds of consumers. The survey was conducted in July and includes responses from 1,106 people. The...

Wearables market faces challenges, opportunities

IEEE Computer Society took on the subject at Rock Stars of Wearables event AUSTIN--Industry and thought leaders in the wearables space, a subset of the hot Internet of Things, gathered Sept. 22 to dissect the challenges and opportunities presented by integration of tech and our...

IDTechEx talks the future of wearables

Form factor is key to market success for wearables WASHINGTON – Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx, a Cambridge, U.K.-based market research firm focused on emerging technologies, sat down with RCR Wireless News to discuss trends in the wearables market. Das was joined by James Hayward, an...

Apple teams with Pentagon on military wearables

Apple is one of the key partners the Pentagon is calling on to help build the next generation of wearables for the military. The U.S. government is reaching out to private entities including Apple, Boeing and others to develop flexible sensory gear that can be...

EMEA: Huawei Innovation Day round two

MUNICH – Building on the update from the first day of Huawei Innovation Day, the second day was all about the connected world. Topics included connected cars, smart cities and wearables. The connected car Audi presented on the topic of the connected car, talking about the...

Generation Wireless: The Watch is watching you!

The long-awaited Apple Watch is here and it’s … creepy. As a technology columnist, I find myself looking at the pros and cons of new devices with a somewhat more objective mindset than many of my peers. As the Apple Watch rolls out to much fanfare...

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