Real-time communications have transformed maritime, energy and other industries with offshore operations. In the past, two-way radios provided the only communications link between offshore sites and onshore locations. Personnel working on vessels and offshore facilities were essentially cut off from the rest of the world.
The healthcare industry is rapidly expanding its deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) applications. According to a new report from MarketsandMarkets, healthcare organizations are using the IoT to streamline clinical operations, manage workflows and enhance patient care. Major IoT applications in connected healthcare include remote patient monitoring, medication management and medical asset tracking.