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

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

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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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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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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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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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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Getting data on the ground, with Visilion flight mode

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.

 

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From diabetes app to fully-fledged remote monitoring platform

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. 

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Innovations in remote monitoring make home-based senior care simpler and more effective

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.

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Get back to the office with Nimway – A smart office solution from Sony

5 ways you can maintain social distancing using Nimway's technology.

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Facility managers and property owners – discover an easier way to make your buildings secure

Managing access to residential buildings, offices or other shared workspaces can be stressful and time-consuming. Hours are spent crossing town to meet new tenants and hand over keys, rescuing tenants who’ve lost their keys or waiting for handymen to show up. As a professional in this field, you’ve no doubt wondered how these tasks could be handled more effectively. We invite you to learn more about cloud-based access control - a new, easier way for property owners and facilities managers to control access to their buildings.

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How to make your office a better place for your employees

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.

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Hospital security and cloud-based access control

Healthcare facilities around the world are doing their best to minimise the risk of contamination from for example COVID-19. Besides demanding adequate PPE for all employees, they are also calling for tighter security.

We invite you to learn more about cloud-based access control, a deceptively simple solution to the new and complex security problems healthcare facilities are currently facing.

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Why personalisation is important in hospital access management

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities often struggle to keep track of the hundreds of people passing through their buildings around the clock. This can lead to losses on many levels, and in the absence of a clear picture of the hospital’s access rights, the culprits are hard to identify.

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We put the mSafety wearable device through its paces

Intended for users with an active lifestyle, the mSafety wearable device is designed to withstand the toughest conditions. Recently, our experts tested it for adherence to global Sony quality standards. Here we outline a few or the many standard tests conducted on the device.

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Why choose Bluetooth Low Energy? (BLE)

Read about the pros and cons of connectivity technologies for use in hospital tracking system, and how Sony developers concluded that BLE was the best type of connectivity for their Visilion real-time location system (RTLS) for use in hospitals.

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