Short-range Wireless Communications Technologies and Their Applications in Smart Healthcare

Short-range Wireless Communications Technologies and Their Applications in Smart Healthcare

MIC Taiwan, Date of Publication: Feb 21, 2014, 16 Pages
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Short-range Wireless Communications Technologies and Their Applications in Smart Healthcare

The rapid development of wireless communications and semiconductor technologies has contributed to the boom of medical electronics that are smart, mobile, and personalized. Short-range wireless communications technologies in particular increase in importance as they can pair with numerous smart devices and support a broad range of new smart healthcare applications. This report profiles major short-range wireless transmission technologies adopted for smart healthcare devices and examines the deployment of key players.

LIST OF TOPICS

  • Major trends that will affect the development of smart healthcare services, touching on population aging, prevalence of information systems and mobile devices for personal healthcare, and a forecast of the global mobile healthcare market value
  • Brief comparison of three short-range wireless communication technologies commonly used for smart healthcare purposes: NFC, Bluetooth, and Zigbee.
  • Chip vendors' and application product vendors' deployment in smart healthcare services


TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Major Trends in Smart Healthcare Services
1.1 Medical Expenditures on Disease Prevention to Expand
1.2 Information Systems, Mobile Devices to Improve Healthcare Quality
1.3 Greater Availability of Smart Healthcare Products & Applications
2. Overview of Major Wireless Transmission Technologies
2.1 NFC
2.2 Bluetooth
2.3 ZigBee
3. Key Players' Products & Applications
3.1 IC Vendors
3.1.1 Qualcomm
3.1.2 Broadcom
3.1.3 Texas Instruments
3.2 Application/Product Vendors
4. Conclusion
4.1 Market's Focus Shifting from Integrated ICs to Biosensors
Appendix
Glossary of Ter

List of Companies

Adidas, BlackBox Biometrics®, Inc., Broadcom, Cityzen Sciences, Ericsson, Honeywell, Moneual, Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc., Polar Electro, Qardio, Qualcomm, Qualcomm Life Inc., ResMed, Responsive Surface Technology LLC, SMS Audio, LLC, Texas Instruments, Vigilant Suisse SA, Withings

List of Tables

Table 1 Comparison of Short-range Wireless Transmission Technologies
Table 2 Comparison of Major Chip Makers' Deployment in Mobile Healthcare Services
Table 3 2015 CES Innovation Awards Include Fitness, Sports, Biotechnology Products

List of Figures

Figure 1 Global Mobile Healthcare Market Value, 2013 – 2017
Figure 2 Sony's Smart Medical App
Figure 3 Toshiba Silmee™ Bar type

 

Date of Publication:
Feb 21, 2014
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Number of Pages:
16 Pages
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