The IoT World Congress was a 3-day program with more than 160 top-level speakers presenting their visions on how IoT is affecting many industries such as Manufacturing, Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Transportation & Logistics, Innovation, Technology. The Congress organised an Awards sessions for each of these areas.
The Healthcare award winner was the Remote Patient Monitoring system offered by Telefónica and based in Fiware technology. The system offers a communication channel between patients and healthcare professional used to inform and educate about disease, offer to patient peace of mind, allow a deeper and precise knowledge of the disease evolution and the patient's mind. With reminders and automatic alarms generation, this solution avoids patients decompensations and consequently, unnecessary hospitalizations and clinical visits.