Tag Archives: IoT

05Apr/17
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CLOSED LOOP PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT

By: Eric M. Luyer, Market Research Analyst and Daniel R. Matlis, President

What Does it Mean to Medical Device Manufacturers?

Digital Transformation was the key topic at the PTC European Forum, held November 15th in Stuttgart, Germany.  Part of the day was devoted to clarifying how the Internet of Things (IoT) and Augmented Reality (AR), in relation to digital transformation, benefit decision-making processes.

We are living in a time where it seems like everyone and everything is getting connected using technology concepts such as IoT.  At the same time, there is a strong focus on improving product quality and value.  However, the products or related services are getting more complex and the market requires product delivery be on request.

PTC Europe ImageIt is interesting to hear and learn how new concepts and technologies such as IoT and augmented reality (AR) can be used specifically in the medical device industry: to drive success with the ability to create, produce and market innovative and value driven products to market quickly.

Certainly, in a global market, proactive strategies are needed to support improved product quality and patient outcomes while supporting compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.

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11Mar/16
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IoT in the consumer space provides insight into the functionality that’s coming in Medtech

By: Sandra K. Rodriguez, Research Associate

My Printer and The Internet of Medical Things 

If your organization has been working on an IoT strategy for more than three years with little progress, you’re not alone. IoT continues to be a concept for many companies. In reality and simply stated, it is connected intelligence. After all, what did the internet really give us? Connectivity. Access to data at anytime and anywhere became a reality. Perhaps if IoT had been named Connectivity of Things (CoT), the definition would have been as self-explanatory as SaaS still is. A subset or by-product of CoT would be IoT but with a new name—“Intelligence of Things” (e.g., my printer).

What did my printer teach me about IoT? Full article available here.