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Why Every Healthcare Device Should be Connected to the Internet of Things (Part 1) from Lantronix

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on October 30, 2016

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

There are myriad “things” that could benefit from having a Wi-Fi Internet connection, enabling access to devices and data anytime and anywhere.  Whether it’s a vibration device monitoring commercial building disturbances or irrigation controllers charged with watering acres of plants at a theme park, the Internet of Things (IoT) provides companies with an avenue to improve efficiency, add value, and ultimately make the “things” they manufacture “smart.”  Internet of Things Healthcare Applications

Having the ability to communicate remotely with these devices could even be lifesaving.  Consider how the healthcare industry could benefit from an IoT-enabled Wi-Fi device that provides immediate access to a patient’s medical history, monitors the performance of a pacemaker, or ensures medication is taken as prescribed. 

Saving Lives and Ensuring Quality through an IoT-Enabled Anti-Tampering and Monitoring Medication Device 

One healthcare application that reaps tremendous benefits by being connected to the Internet of Things is pharmaceutical tracking. Drug counterfeiting, environmental conditions, and patient compliance with dosage instructions are all factors that can affect patient outcomes and drug efficacy. With IoT technologies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, doctors, and pharmacists now have the ability to address and track these issues…from the factory to the pharmacy to the patient.

 

For additional Lantronix product information or technical support, contact Symmetry Electronics, an authorized distributor of industry leading wireless, audio/video and embedded chips, modules and dev/eval tools. www.symmetryelectronics.com/contact-us or call (877) 466-9722

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on October 30, 2016

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

Why partner with Symmetry Electronics? Symmetry's technical staff is specially trained by our suppliers to provide a comprehensive level of technical support. Our in-house Applications Engineers provide free design services to help customers early in the design cycle, providing solutions to save them time, money and frustration. Contact Symmetry for more information.

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