Cyber Safety in Connected Healthcare – Lessons for a 4.0 World

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers unique opportunities for health management. Health-related IoT technologies range from wearable sensors for purposes of assisted living to radio-controlled implantable cardiac pacemakers which support patients with heart diseases. These interconnected systems are expected to play an important role in national healthcare systems and are, for example, tools to deal with an increasingly ageing population. …

House Training the IoT, Energy Temporality, and Wearable Healthbands

Two research papers conducted as part of the PETRAS House Training the Internet of Things project, hosted at Lancaster University’s Imagination Research Lab, were presented at the 2017 Designing Interactive Systems conference this week. Both projects employ Design Fiction to explore issues around the adoption of IoT technologies in domestic/home-based settings. “Will you need a permit to use your home-made health …