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02 . 1 . 2017

Half of UK adults happy to be diagnosed through digital health technology - Top 5 HealthTech Predictions for 2017 - Cameras, ecommerce and machine learning - The Top 5 Mobile App Development Frameworks of 2016 - Microsoft’s real problem with mobile isn’t (just) devices - How developers will work in 2017


HALF OF UK ADULTS HAPPY TO BE DIAGNOSED THROUGH DIGITAL HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

  • 47% are willing to be diagnosed digitally instead of face-to-face with their GP
  • 67% would use wearable technology to monitor long-term medical conditions
  • The majority already using healthcare technology report improved health

Source: Apps & Case event 8 Dec 2016 (Flanders Smart Hub), speaker Dee O'Sullivan (Director myhealthapps.net), Aviva Health Check UK, 15 Dec 2015

 

TOP 5 HEALTHTECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2017

#1 We Will share more data

#2 We will see the invisible

#3 We will make Augmented Reality real

#4 We will embrace the consumer

# We will be proactive

Source: Philips, Top 5 HealthTech predictions for 2017 - read the full article here

 

CAMERAS, ECOMMERCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

smartphones and the smartphone supply chain are enabling a flood of UX and device innovation, with machine learning lighting it all up.

Source: Benedict Evans - read the full article here

 

THE TOP 5 MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORKS OF 2016

At the end of 2016, it was just the right time to evaluate which mobile app development frameworks have been popular throughout the year. The Top 5 mobile App Development Frameworks of 2016 are: Ionic - Ext JS - Jquery Mobile - Adobe PhoneGap - Intel XDK.

Source: DZone / Mobile Zone - read the full article here 

 

MICROSOFT'S REAL PROBLEM WITH MOBILE ISN'T (JUST) DEVICES

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has promised to stick with Windows phones, but he's also made it clear the target for those phones is enthusiasts and enterprise.

Source: ZDNet - read the full article here

 

HOW DEVELOPERS WILL WORK IN 2017

What will the hip web framework of 2017 be? What will startups build their products on? How will they collaborate? Where will developers work?

Source: The Next Web - read the full article here