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Tackling the challenges of cloud connectivity

Blog published by Team Consulting, under Handsets / Connected Devices, Healthcare Applications

In a new article Gabrielle Whitworth-Smith and Thomas Watts consider the various challenges of building cloud connectivity into your medical device platform, from how to decide which connection route best suits your device requirements, to cybersecurity risk management.

For the past few years, cloud connectivity has been creeping into every aspect of our lives, from doorbells to smart meters that track our energy usage. In the medical device and healthcare industry, cloud connectivity has the potential to unlock a wealth of benefits, both for the user and the manufacturer. Before you can begin, however, you first need to consider what you are trying to achieve and which technology best suits your needs. Building in cloud connectivity can also open up a host of cybersecurity challenges so it is important to be fully prepared for what this will involve.

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