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Device Management
Hardware
Health
December 6, 2021

The Emergence of Integrated Technology in Clinical Trials

Decentralized clinical trials (DCTs) represent an increasingly common approach to clinical research that has been accentuated by the logistical challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advantages of using digital technologies in virtual clinical trials have become apparent through the development of a wide range of endpoints and specialized mobile hardware features, improvements to the […]

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Hardware
Health
Tech
December 3, 2021

With Wearable Devices, Preventive Medicine Takes an Important Turn

Today’s vulnerable population is living longer than any other generation before it. One of the reasons for this is better monitoring options for both patients and doctors. This type of observation is increasingly performed in real-time through wearable devices, which have taken preventive medicine in an exciting direction.  Long a popular solution for personal fitness […]

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Android
Device Management
Hardware
November 8, 2021

The Importance of Mobile Technology and Wearables in Clinical Trial Data Management

The increasing ubiquity of mobile and wearable devices has been noticeable in the last decade, with devices finding applications in many different industries. But perhaps the most meaningful application is in medical research, where these technologies can make the biggest difference. Let’s take a look at how mobile technology and wearables are being leveraged in […]

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Android
Hardware
September 13, 2021

What Are Rugged Mobile Devices, and Who Needs Them? The Answer May Surprise You

The term “rugged mobile device” may conjure images of phones that can survive a whitewater rafting trip or a days-long journey into the wilderness. In reality, though, rugged mobile hardware can be valuable in a variety of settings, including but not limited to the types of extreme conditions that the term “rugged” implies. Wondering what […]

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Android
Hardware
September 8, 2021

5 Specialized Mobile Hardware Features You Can Only Get from Custom Devices

Today, even relatively basic off-the-shelf mobile devices can do some impressive things, like check whether a surface is level and record (albeit imperfectly) the ambient temperature of a room. Just twenty years ago, phones or tablets that offered these sorts of features would have seemed like the stuff of science fiction. Yet despite these advancements, […]

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Android
Hardware
August 31, 2021

Custom Mobile Use Cases: 6 Examples of Workers Who Can Benefit

When you think of employees and mobile devices, the image that probably comes to mind is of an office worker making and receiving phone calls. In other words, you think of basic, boring mobile features and use cases. For ordinary, off-the-shelf mobile devices, this image is fair. Employees with off-the-shelf mobile hardware don’t often use […]

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Android
Hardware
August 11, 2021

Android vs. iOS for Business: 5 Reasons to Choose Android for Your Device Fleet

75 percent of employees say that, when given a choice, they prefer iOS devices over Android. You may therefore think that iOS is the best mobile operating system for business. But the reality is that, despite what employees may prefer, building a device fleet with Android is often a better choice. From customizability to hardware […]

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Hardware
August 9, 2021

Are White-Labeled Devices Right for You?

Do you want to deploy a certain mobile device internally or externally for your business, but you don’t want to use the device vendor’s branding? You can: through a process known as white-labeling, you can apply whichever branding you want to a device, even if the device is not customized in any other way. Keep […]

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Hardware
Software
Tech
August 2, 2021

The What and Why of Dedicated Mobile Devices for Businesses

By design, mobile devices are versatile. They can typically run a variety of applications and be used for many purposes at once. This is part of the reason why the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) principle has become so popular: it lets employees use the same device for both personal and work-related activities. But while […]

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