Here’s how much mobile Americans used in 2014, according to CTIA annual survey. Some of the highlights include: 36 million more devices than people; 243.5 million smartphones and tablets accounting for 68% of all devices on mobile networks; and 4.1 trillion MB of data. To meet these demands, wireless carriers invested more than $32 billion […]
Using PulsePoint, CPR-trained individuals are alerted to nearby cardiac arrest victims to provide assistance until first responders arrive on the scene. PulsePoint President Richard Price explains how the location-based app works in hundreds of communities across the country. By providing CPR immediately, cardiac arrest victims are two to three times more likely to survive.
Wireless carriers and public safety developed a plan to improve the location information for 9-1-1 calls made from mobile phones. Using existing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology, the first responders’ gold standard, referred to as “dispatchable address,” will provide the floor, apartment or suite number in case the caller is not able to give that level […]
Launching in April 2012, Wireless Emergency Alerts have already saved numerous lives. CTIA Assistant Vice President Brian Josef explains how these text-like alerts are free, but to make sure to check with your wireless carrier to see if your device is WEA-capable and service is available in your area.
Thomas Martin, Ph.D., Director of HIMSS, discusses how his organization’s mHealth Roadmap helps app developers navigate health care and regulatory concerns when creating health-focused content.
Brightstar’s Senior Vice President of Distribution Services Steve Barker talks about the fast growth in wearable technology and activity monitors and its positive impact on health.
Thanks to wireless technology, patients, doctors and facilities are communicating in new ways, which means better patient-outcomes says Thomas Martin, Ph.D., Director of HIMSS.
From changing how products are distributed and managed to creating new best practices within the health care industry, Brightstar’s Senior Vice President of Distribution Services Steve Barker talks about the challenges and opportunities for mHealth.