Qualcomm Sees Future in Wireless Health Gadgets

Qualcomm Sees Future in Wireless Health Gadgets | MIT Technology Review : This from MIT Tech Review’s Jon Cohen Asthmapolis has a GPS sensor for inhalers that uses a Bluetooth radio so people with asthma can track where and when they needed help breathing. CleverCap attaches to pill bottles, flashes and beeps when it’s time to take medication, and then, using Wi-Fi and cellular networks, reports to the Internet whether the pills were taken. The Garmin heart-rate monitor straps across the chest and digitally communicates beeps and blips with yet another wireless protocol, called ANT-plus.

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Qualcomm Sees Future in Wireless Health Gadgets

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