In our previous blog Transforming healthcare with the Internet of Medical Things, we discussed the way healthcare IoT has increased connections between medical devices and other sensors to monitor patient conditions. The pressure is on traditional Life Science companies to deliver innovation that improves patient outcomes.
Wearable technologies such as smart glasses and smart watches have garnered a great deal of attention in recent years. These tiny computers built into items of clothing or accessories record copious amounts of data. Due to their computing power, their potential for changing the way we live and work is enormous. Will there be one industry, or even a few industries, which benefits the most from wearable technologies? Predictions are pointing to a number of clear frontrunners.