In 2021, half of new #medtech devices will ship with #5G

We’re pulling that 50 percent number out of the air. But we won’t be surprised if the number is higher. The chipsets are available and increasingly cheap, the code is more reliable and tested, and the call for making devices more multisensory and multipurpose deepens.

P.S. #techmed vs. #medtech? “Medtech” wins on twitter and linkedin.

WiderPoV: 5G makes good devices sexier. 5G’s lower latency and higher capacity shifts remote health monitoring and control from low resolution intermittent reporting to live streamed actionable intel. Demand qualitative differences.


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