The impact of the Connected Life over the next five years

Connected Living comes of age

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The GSMA Embedded SIM Specification

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Connected Life

The next five years in Asia


Accelerating the development and adoption of embedded automotive solutions to make safer and efficient vehicles, while enabling infotainment services


Accelerating the adoption of education solutions; in particular the use of portable devices with mobile connectivity - smartphones, e-Readers and tablets, in mainstream education settings


Developing global thought leadership in key mobile health areas to help accelerate the adoption and integration of mobile technologies with healthcare

Smart Cities

Mobile - utilities collaboration to enable faster development of smart energy opportunities

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The impact of the Connected Life over the next five years

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The GSMA Connected Living programme is an ecosystem development initiative to help operators accelerate the delivery of new connected devices and services. This is to be achieved by optimising networks and developing key enablers to support the growth of the Internet of Things.

Core Focus

  • Enhancing SIM capability to support the Internet of things
  • Optimisation of mobile networks to support the growth in connected devices
  • Utilisation of operator capabilities beyond connectivity
  • Developing mobile friendly ecosystems

The Vision – Mobilising the Internet of Things
A world where consumers and businesses enjoy rich new services across many different devices – securely connected to the Internet via ubiquitous mobile networks. An Internet of Things with seamless and pervasive connectivity between people and processes, enabling a wealth of valuable context-aware services delivered immediately and automatically.

We welcome all feedback, please email with any questions or comments.

Connected Living News

Parkinson’s sensor company will use $1.5M NIH grant for consumer product

16 April 2014 @ 5:38 pm, Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies, a company using tablets and wearable sensors for Parkinson’s diagnosis and therapy, will use a recent $1.5 million NIH grant to start a move toward direct-to-consumer marketability. This is the latest in a long series of NIH grants for the company since 2005 and ...

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Amerigroup, Voxiva enroll 100,000 members in Txt4health

16 April 2014 @ 5:33 pm, Txt4health, a text-based health program developed by Voxiva, announced that 100,000 members have enrolled in its program through Medicare and Medicaid insurance provider Amerigroup. The payor has offered the program to its members since December 2012. The Txt4health program aims to provide patient...

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Finnish employee wellness platform HeiaHeia raises $2 million

16 April 2014 @ 5:30 pm, Finland-based H2 Wellbeing, maker of employee wellness platform HeiaHeia, raised just over $2 million (1.5 million euros) in a round led by Finland’s Wallstreet Financial Services. Additional backers included unnamed angels and a Finnish funding agency called Tekes. Until now, H2 has run on its ...

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Mayo Clinic-backed Better launches personal health assistant service

16 April 2014 @ 5:20 pm, Mayo Clinic-backed, Palo Alto, California-based Better officially launched its service this week after a year of private beta tests following a high-profile debut at the All Things D event last year. Geoff Clapp, who was a co-founder of early digital health success story Health Hero Networks, co-fou...

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Jillian Michaels Talks Natural Health, Tech on New Tour

16 April 2014 @ 4:00 pm, “I have a secret,” Jillian Michaels, a well-respected health and fitness expert of “The Biggest Loser” fame, said last week during a stop on her …...

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Three Trends for App Developers to Watch in Mobile Health

16 April 2014 @ 3:00 pm, As mobile healthcare technology emerges as a mainstream staple of modern healthcare, a growing number of app developers want to break into this opportunity-rich new …...

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A CURE for care team communications?

16 April 2014 @ 2:51 pm, HCA is testing Mobile Heartbeat's smartphone-based care team communications tool at a Nashville hospital, with the goal of keeping doctors and nurses in touch with each other no matter where they are or what smartphone they're using....

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Visiongain: Wearable Tech Will Grow ‘Explosively’ in the Next Five Years

16 April 2014 @ 2:00 pm, Media firm Visiongain is out with a new report on wearable technologies and the projected growth is off the charts. So who stands to benefit …...

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PI launches Omnio for smartphones, reworking Skyscape

16 April 2014 @ 10:30 am, CORRECTION: A previous version of this article said Skyscape was being shut down, it is in fact being reworked and re-launched. Merck GHI-owned digital health marketing firm Physicians Interactive has launched free iPhone and Android versions of its medical content reader and physician toolkit iPad...

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Public Consultation on the Green Paper on Mobile Health (mHealth)

15 April 2014 @ 9:00 pm, The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the Green Paper on Mobile Health (mHealth), inviting comments on the barriers and issues related to the use of mHealth. Your input will help identify the right way forward to unlock the potential of mobile health in the EU....

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