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Sony Network Communications Europe will expand its business dedicated to logistics technology through a collaboration with Ocean Network Express (“ONE”). The collaboration centres around the development of a new smart container solution intended to be implemented across ONE’s global container fleet – the sixth largest container shipping line in the world.
A new partnership between supply chain visibility platform provider FourKites and Sony Network Communications Europe will help more customers use Visilion from Sony to uncover supply chain blind spots with real-time data on cargo location and condition.
The COVID-pandemic has had a significant impact on healthcare systems and patients around the world. Not least chronic condition patients, who already face numerous challenges in their daily lives. In 2020, the mSafety team conducted a survey on attitudes towards specialised remote health monitoring devices. Now, a second survey follows up on those results in 2022. What has changed over these two impactful years regarding remote health monitoring and telehealth?
In this interview with Anders Strömberg, mSafety’s Head of Wearable Platform Division, we asked what’s on the horizon for remote monitoring in general, and for mSafety specifically. Discover how the technology could be used to deliver a more holistic picture of user’s health picture, support earlier diagnosis of health conditions, and provide deeper insights into patient’s needs.
Many of today’s care providers are looking to continuous remote monitoring solutions to enhance access to patients’ daily health, deliver better care to more patients and lower costs. But many of the solutions currently available are too complex for end users and lack flexibility for service providers. In this interview with mSafety’s product manager, Andreas Hallonsten, we asked what he sees as the main challenges, and how mSafety is addressing them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many manufacturing companies struggle with tracking of goods and assets during air shipments. When waiting for sensitive or time-critical deliveries, they and their customers may be left wondering: ‘Has the plane taken off, or landed yet?’, ‘Was the cargo handled properly during the flight?’, ‘Did temperatures stay within a safe envelope?’. In the case of critical spare parts, the answers to these questions can have a major impact on the receiver’s production line. Find out how Visilion for logistics’ new flight mode feature improves visibility of this elusive link in the transport chain.
In 2016, Senior Researcher Claes Nilsson pitched an idea for a new diabetes app in a competition organised by the Sony Startup Acceleration Program (SSAP). His idea won the competition and was successfully incubated by Sony.
COVID-19-related deaths in senior care facilities have outpaced those in all other settings, which means that more and more people now choose and, in some cases, have no choice but to care for their elderly at home. In an article published in MedCity News, mSafety’s Arnol Rios considers how the latest innovations in wearable technologies and IoT can help caregivers address the challenges of providing cost-efficient easy-to-manage home-based care.
5 ways you can maintain social distancing using Nimway's technology.
Working in any large building or office complex, many employees have come to accept certain time-wasting activities as the norm – like looking for colleagues, meeting rooms or free workspaces.
But not anymore. Nimway, the smart office solution from Sony, solves all your workplace navigation issues, freeing up time for employees and making your office a better place to work.