March 24, 2010
There were 50 million smartphones and wirelessly-enabled PDAs in use in the US at the end of 2009, according to CTIA, the wireless association's semiannual survey which it announced here in Las Vegas at the CTIA Wireless 2010 event. There are also now more than 285 million wireless connections in the US, which seems to include mobile phones as well as wireless aircards for laptops.
October 7, 2009
Wireless industry association CTIA's President and CEO Steve Largent kicked off the organization's bi-annual event this morning in San Diego with a number of key metrics that quantify the industry's growth in the past year:
The total number of wireless subscribers in the U.S. is now more than 276 million, Largent said. In the first half of 2009, some 740.3 billion text messages were transmitted...
August 21, 2009
By David Doherty
Forget about remote monitoring, wearable sensors, NFC/RFID, smartphones, software apps, GPS, mEHR's, video messaging, 3G video calling and SMS. These are part of a wave that is without a doubt advancing, but the evidence of successful mHealth applications can already be found throughout the healthcare system:
Urgent Care: For over a decade emergency medical services around the...