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How the 'internet of things' could radically change local government | Local government network | Guardian ProfessionalA Dutch company is linking cows to the internet to track their movements and eating habits. Photograph: David Moir/Reuters You can find almost anything online these days – including the vital statistics of cows. A Dutch company called Sparked has created a sensor implant that can measure a cow's vital signs, with the data transmitted to a server for access by farmers, who can instantly determine the health of the herd and respond when an animal is sick or pregnant.
Mobile technology is untethering healthcare and enabling the practice of care anywhere. Mobile technologies hold great promise for: keeping people healthy managing diseases lowering healthcare costs Mobile health can improve the use and the value of physicians’ time.