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The Key To Successful Remote Health Monitoring?

One of the really fun things about being in this industry is the sheer level of innovation that is occurring. It seems like every week a new company pops up providing some sort of remote monitoring for the elderly. “We use an AI-powered platform attached to activity monitoring sensors to tell you if Mom is OK” or “Our remote monitoring capability uses Alexa and other cutting edge technologies to give you piece of mind” could be the marketing tagline for a lot of them...

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Lose The Cloud, Gain A Family

From the start, ONKÖL has been designed to be different. On the outside, we specifically designed ONKÖL so that it looked like a high end piece of audio equipment, or about as far from medical as you can get. Although our design sessions were a blast, getting the outside design just right took a lot of long hours with mechanical, electrical, and human interface engineers. But the level of innovation on the outside pales in comparison to what we’ve done on the inside...

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The Last Link Paradox

Charlie Peters from Emerson recently wrote an insightful piece regarding the partnering dilemma that Internet of Things (IoT) businesses face, something he calls the last link paradox. Essentially he says that providers of IoT sensors need to connect to a larger ecosystem, but in the short run that amounts to dancing with the devil: your partner could wipe you out in the long run after you did all of the heavy lifting...

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The 5 Factors That Will Drive Smart Home Adoption

At ONKÖL, we talk a lot about the "coming tsunami of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors" in both the Home and Health monitoring areas. The folks at StrategyEye Digital Media wrote a nice bit about what will drive Smart Home adoption. h/t to ...

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