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Digital healthcare and wellbeing technology is making headway

With startups financed by private equity funds and consumers and patients demanding more and more services, new healthcare technologies are being increasingly popular. The Quantified Self: a step towards digital health adoption? At this year’s CES there has been a sharp rise in the number of exhibitors in the Health & Fitness category, with most of the accessories, applications and platforms on show being specifically for the Quantified Self, as opposed to solutions aimed at healthcare professionals (although, for the 5th year running, the 2-day Digital Health Summit was organised during the CES and attended by members of the...

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CES: wearables get smarter and chicer

One of the stars at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, wearable technology is smarter, sexier and more diverse than ever. Wearable computing: a promising market, but room for improvement About 40% of the exhibition space at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is devoted to fitness bracelets, smart glasses, headsets, watches and textiles. Despite variations in the figures they predict, all analysts agree that this emerging market sector is set to take off over the next few years, with revenue estimated at $10 billion in 2013 and around $30 billion by 2018, according to IHS. And consumers are equally...

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2014: the year of consumer IoT?

From secure access to data from a bracelet and making sure we stick to our doctor’s prescriptions to remotely watering our plants and controlling our central heating, communicating objects are becoming increasingly widespread and diverse. 2014: consumer IoT The Consumer Electronic Show previews which took place last autumn in Paris, London, Tel Aviv and New York, and the announcement of the nominees for CES 2014 give an idea of the main consumer electronics trends for 2014. This year’s show is notable for the number of easily-accessible communicating objects with a sleek, Apple-inspired design. Among the French innovations presented at...

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Econocom finances and accelerates companies’ digital transformation.
With more than 10,800 employees in 18 countries and revenue of €3 billion, Econocom has all the requisite abilities to ensure the successful implementation of large-scale digital projects: consulting, sourcing and technology management & financing of digital assets, infrastructure, application and business solution services, and project financing.
Econocom has adopted European company status (Societas Europaea). The Econocom Group share has been listed on Euronext Brussels since 1986. It is part of the BEL Mid and Family Business indices.

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