Joint venture to develop painless diabetes monitoring with NFC

A phone shows a patient's glucose level

A new joint venture that includes the US-based Mayo Clinic and Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute is developing an NFC-based diabetes monitoring system to replace the traditional glucometers that are currently used to monitor patients’ blood sugar levels. The system will also use phones to control insulin delivery, using disposable NFC insulin delivery systems. More


Canadians cool on Google Wallet

Google Wallet

In a poll on consumer attitudes to Google Wallet, 31% of Canadians said they would “never use it” and 33% said  “I may or may not use it.” One in ten surveyed by Delvinia’s AskingCanadians online research panel for ITBusiness.ca said they will use the search giant’s mobile wallet as soon as it’s available and 25% said they could see themselves using it eventually... More


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