The GSMA Connected Living programme is an initiative to help operators add value and accelerate the delivery of new connected devices and services in the Machine to Machine (M2M) market. This is to be achieved by industry collaboration, appropriate regulation, optimising networks as well as developing key enablers to support the growth of M2M in the immediate future and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the longer term.
Our vision is to enable the IoT, a world in which consumers and businesses enjoy rich new services, connected by an intelligent and secure mobile network.
19 September 2014 @ 7:56 pm, Last week, as part of its Health IT week, the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT announced that it had hired Lana Moriarty as its new acting director of consumer e-health. Moriarty steps into the shoes of Lygeia Ricciardi, who departed in July after holding the office for three and a h...Read more
19 September 2014 @ 7:00 pm, iHealth Labs, the Mountain View, California-based subsidiary of China’s Andon Health has raised $25 million, a strategic investment from Chinese investor Xiaomi Ventures. The funding will coincide with a corporate restructuring that will transform the subsidiary into a more globally decentrali...Read more
19 September 2014 @ 5:40 pm, Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) and Rep. Peter Defazio (D-OR) sent a letter to US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sylvia Burwell asking her to help make HIPAA regulatory guidance clearer for app developers. The congressmen wrote the letter a few days after ACT — The App Association and a n...Read more
19 September 2014 @ 3:00 pm, While the resounding majority of blood donors are both loyal and well-intentioned, the Red Cross still struggles with a 50% no-show rate for their scheduled …...Read more
19 September 2014 @ 2:44 pm, A letter from two Congressmen to HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell follows a request from mHealth app developers to update privacy and security regulations that haven't been changed since before the iPhone was introduced....Read more
19 September 2014 @ 2:00 pm, As consumer electronics manufacturers introduce more products that allow individuals to take control of their health, developers are simultaneously looking for frameworks that will integrate …...Read more
19 September 2014 @ 1:32 pm, Two congressmen are asking the Department of Health and Human Services to develop "clear, easily accessible and up to date regulatory guidance" regarding mobile applications and requesting the federal agency update online technical compliance guidance to help app makers adhere to the Healt...Read more
19 September 2014 @ 1:00 pm, Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we’ve been monitoring this past week. Urban Communities Prefer Text Messages …...Read more
19 September 2014 @ 10:29 am, The man who helps guide the PCHA and Continua says smartwatches are here to stay -- but that probably won't be the case for sensors in clothing or stand-alone activity trackers....Read more
18 September 2014 @ 10:00 pm, The European Commission is committing €90 million to Open and Disruptive Innovation over the next 12 months. A new tool to help doctors communicate with non-responsive patients; a cloud-based irrigation controller to improve water efficiency on farms by up to 30%; an "electronic nose" to better de...Read more