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Keep up to date with all our news, blogs, customer stories and press releases.

Supply chain digitisation, digitalisation, and IoT

It is the Age of Information, and digital tools are increasingly supporting the everyday practices of businesses and individuals. Digitisation and digitalisation are two terms often used to describe this development. But are they really interchangeable? In reality, they are two different developments: one, making information digital; and two, making entire processes digital. Read more about the difference, where the Internet of Things (IoT) comes into it, and why these things are so important for the modern supply chain.

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The design of the mSafety wearable – nothing left to chance

Would you wear a device on your wrist that was very obviously part of your healthcare plan? Probably not. You would probably prefer an unobtrusive wearable that gave nothing away, while enabling the service you and your healthcare provider want. Read more about how the mSafety design team overcame the challenges to create the kind of connected health monitoring device you would be happy to wear.

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Supply chain digitisation, digitalisation, and IoT

It is the Age of Information, and digital tools are increasingly supporting the everyday practices of businesses and individuals. Digitisation and digitalisation are two terms often used to describe this development. But are they really interchangeable? In reality, they are two different developments: one, making information digital; and two, making entire processes digital. Read more about the difference, where the Internet of Things (IoT) comes into it, and why these things are so important for the modern supply chain.

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Regional project puts mSafety to the test

A health initiative in southern Sweden is using Sony’s mSafety to help improve the independence and quality of life of patients who’ve had kidney transplants. The overall goal of the project is to evaluate the use of IoT tools in the healthcare context. Read the article to find out more.

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Makers and Movers panel discussion: Supply chain professionals talk Visibility

For the past year, the global supply chain has been characterised by disruptions. From pandemics to port congestion, supply chains have experienced and are still experiencing new challenges. Some believe a fundamental shift is occurring towards values such as visibility and resilience. Is this true, or are they just buzzwords? Four supply chain professionals, including head of Visilion Erik Lund, discuss visibility and share their experiences at the Makers and Movers 2021 event.

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Easy wireless upgrades with FOTA

As a provider of remote monitoring services on wearable devices, you need to keep track of your whole fleet and ensure its firmware is always up to date. To make device management and software updates as easy and straightforward as possible, Sony’s mSafety platform provides firmware-over-the-air (FOTA). Find out more about the value of FOTA in mSafety here.

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Technology that’s designed for people, not the other way around

The Nimway app allows employees to book rooms, find colleagues, and check room availability on the go. But a digital tool like Nimway is only valuable if people actually use it. Apps that are overdesigned or overcomplicated generally suffer from low uptake – which means employees don’t benefit from the technology, and business owners lack a complete data set for space utilisation analysis. A recent article in the online publication InMagazine explores how Nimway’s design circumvents these issues with a UI that is both visually appealing and easy to grasp.

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Why real-time supply chain tracking is gaining momentum

The corona pandemic pushed asset tracking and supply chain visibility higher up on the agenda in boardrooms worldwide. As head of Sony’s Tracking division, Erik Lund, explains, “Tracking used to be seen as a nice-to-have; now it’s seen as a need-to-have.” Read the article and watch the webinar to learn how data from Visilion empowers logistics managers with the information they need to handle daily disruptions… and to weather future storms.

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Sony and Fagerhult deliver new 2-in-1 smart office solution

Sony Network Communications Nordics has linked up with the lighting specialist Fagerhult to create a new service. It combines Sony’s Nimway solution for finding colleagues with Fagerhult’s intelligent plug-and-play lighting control system, Organic Response.

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How to solve the five most common compliance issues in clinical trials

Clinical trials have long been plagued by low participation, poor compliance and high drop-out rates. Even when volunteers sign up, they don’t always manage to take the medication as prescribed, attend regular appointments or report accurately on their health status. Here, we highlight the main causes of non-compliance and describe how mSafety, Sony’s remote monitoring platform, helps you resolve them.

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On-time vaccine deliveries with Visilion

Visilion trackers are being applied on trucks used to distribute vaccine to trace their exact position in real-time. Knowing where the vaccine is, and exactly when it will be delivered is crucial for planning and rollout of the vaccine to as many people as possible – in the shortest time possible.

 

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How Nimway supports COVID-19 health and safety regulations in the office

According to a recent article in the Real Estate Journal, transitioning to a post-lockdown workplace will require time and planning. The way forward, they suggest, is for companies to adopt COVID-19 health and safety regulations, supported by technologies such as Sony’s smart office-solution, Nimway.

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Reseller ACSS Lås brings Criotive-Nokē’s digital padlocks to market

Sony’s Criotive access management solution is designed for adaptation to different use cases, and the latest offer is an exciting new digital padlock that combines Nokē® hardware with Criotive software. ACSS Lås, a Stockholm-based company specialising in smart solutions for public environments, recently signed a reseller agreement with Sony to bring the new smart padlocks to the enterprise market.

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8 West develops remote monitoring applications with Sony’s mSafety

Combining a purpose-built device with a solid back-end solution, the mSafety platform allows companies interested in remote monitoring to develop their own mobile health and safety IoT services. And that is exactly what the Irish enterprise software development company, 8 West Consulting, has done. In fact, they have created a whole suite of applications based on Sony’s customisable, connected 4G/5G wearable platform, to help keep people safe.

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WT | Studios Webinar: What makes mSafety unique?

On December 3rd, 2020, mSafety’s Arnol Rios (Head of Sales & Business Development, Takeoff Point, a Sony company) gave a presentation for WT | Wearable Technologies Studio on the topic: ‘What makes Sony’s mSafety solution unique?’ We’ve summarised the main points from Arnol’s presentation here and included a link to the video for you to watch.

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