Feb 16

Sprint partners with health monitoring companies

Sprint has announced agreements companies that are delivering innovative healthcare solutions

Relections Solutions : Remote heath monitoring services that will operate on Sprint’s 3G and 4G networks

DayaMed: This company develops MedPod telehealth hub, a customized medication dispenser. Dayamed is working on embedding 3G or 4G embedded module for its MedPod device, which will operate on Sprints wireless network.

HealthSpot : They are working to develop embedded wireless connectivity for HealthSpot Care4 Station, a virtual doctor’s office.

Feb 15

Mobile asthma monitoring from iSonea

iSonea is planning to integrate its Acoustic Respirotory Monitoring (ARM) device with Qualcomm’s 2net platform, to automatically and securely send asthma symptom data to iSonea’s cloud-based portal. This will give physicans and caregivers instant access to their patient data on a real-time basis. Qualcomm recently launched 2net hub, a medical gateway device that provides 2G and 3G cellular connectivity.

Feb 12

Qualcomm invests in medical monitoring company that will use 2net 3G gateway device

Qualcomm Life Fund a $100 million venture managed by Qualcomm Ventures is investing in AirStrip Technologies.Airstrip is planning to use Qualcomm’s 2net Platform for a health monitoring product. Qualcomm’s 2net hub is a gateway device that supports connectivity through Bluetooth, Bluetooth Loe Energy, WiFi adn ANT+ protocols. 2net uses 3G module for WWAN connectivity that operates in HSDPA/EDGE/GPRS/GSM network. 2net offers 3.6 Mbps peak download speed and 384 Kbps peak upload speed.Here is the specification for 2net 3G gateway device.