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Schreiner MediPharm's NFC-label is applied to the YpsoMate autoinjector and serves as communication interface to the SmartPilot (photo: Schreiner Group)

Schreiner MediPharm’s NFC label for Ypsomed’s SmartPilot supports smart self-medication

Schreiner MediPharm (Oberschleißheim, Germany) in cooperation with Swiss-based Ypsomed developed an NFC-Label that is applied to the YpsoMate autoinjector and transmits stored information about the medication to its electronic add-on – the novel SmartPilot. Thus, the data recorded about the use of the autoinjector logged by the SmartPilot are ideally complemented. The resulting connected device enhances the safety of patients and assists them in the self-administration of medicines in order to better comply with prescribed therapies.

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Smartrac and Axzon are investing in intelligent sensors for the Industrial Internet of Things (photo: Lorenzo Cafaro, pexels.com)

Smartrac and Axzon enter partnership to deliver innovative, intelligent sensor solutions for the industrial IoT

Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), a leader in RFID products and IoT solutions, announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Axzon Inc. (Austin, Texas), a specialist in end-to-end wireless sensing solutions.

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Imec’s health patch (photo: imec)

Imec and TNO launch disposable health patch with long battery life

This week, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2019), taking place in Las Vegas, imec and TNO are presenting the latest version of their health patch. Developed in the framework of the Holst Centre in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, the new health patch offers unprecedented comfort and a long battery life, previously unseen in this type of device. It can also be manufactured at a fraction of the cost of previous generations, making it a user-friendly, disposable solution for ambulant patient monitoring.

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