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1/20/2016
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IoT 2016: 13 Hot Trends For Business

We've identified 13 noteworthy Internet of Things trends that will make a difference to your business -- and your life -- this year and beyond.
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The Quantified Life

Products are now available that allow individuals to measure, record, and analyze nearly every possible statistic concerning their lives. Products like this Omron wrist-mounted blood pressure 'watch' (which also provides many other points of data regarding the workings of the heart) are among the less intrusive devices introduced. The issue for individuals and healthcare organizations alike is how to assess the accuracy of the data, how to safely store and analyze the data, and how to provide incentive for the individuals to continue regular monitoring.

(Image: Curtis Franklin, Jr.)

The Quantified Life

Products are now available that allow individuals to measure, record, and analyze nearly every possible statistic concerning their lives. Products like this Omron wrist-mounted blood pressure "watch" (which also provides many other points of data regarding the workings of the heart) are among the less intrusive devices introduced. The issue for individuals and healthcare organizations alike is how to assess the accuracy of the data, how to safely store and analyze the data, and how to provide incentive for the individuals to continue regular monitoring.

(Image: Curtis Franklin, Jr.)

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