NFC-Enabled skin patches coming from GENTAG

Mobile Technology

GENTAG Inc., a technology company specializing in wireless sensory technology, has announced that it has been awarded two new patents from the U.S. government. The patents will allow the company to build up its portfolio with telecommunications companies who are looking to make use of NFC technology. GENTAG’s new patents cover a series of disposable wireless sensors that are designed to be used with the next generation of mobile devices, all of which are expected to be NFC compatible. Furthermore, the second patent GENTAG was awarded covers the development of…

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Health care reform may be improved by using mobile devices

augmented reality Health Care

A firm called Deloitte has released an Issue Brief in which they have outlined the ways in which health care reform can benefit from the use of smartphones and other mobile devices, helping to enhance the patient experience and to decrease some of the current health care costs. The report explained that if the mobile device, such as the phone, could be used in order to obtain information and use electronic health records, it has the potential to “analyze aggregate data to activate mobile, patient-specific output such as medication reminders,…

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