Healthcare insurers want to improve communications with providers and consumers as well while reducing costs and improving service. This scenario set up the hunt for across the board B2B and B2C technology./>
Wearable technology is poised to explode: It’s not just biometric tracking, but wearables that can improve health and essential body functions. Fashion Technology will also encompass supply chain improvements, inventory and sales performance./>
Mobile payments have risen as a popular payment process through providers like Square, Intuit and Paypal. Mobile payments will increasingly replace plastic as consumers become more familiar with their convenience.
Home sales of solar panels will increase with new financing models that permit homeowners to buy installation as easily as financing a car. Architects and home builders will begin to integrate solar panels into home design, driving demand and lowering costs.
3D printing has moved from industrial to consumer use with the advent of print on demand and delivering products and in home units at affordable prices. Continued improvements will drive pricing down, thereby driving the market.
Industrial robotics have taken over factories and are now moving into the home with floor cleaners, companions for children and home bound adults. Robotic helpers in healthcare will drive down costs of caring for the elderly while providing more individual assistance.
With businesses big and small moving to cloud storage, security for integrating all access from online and mobile is essential. Look for companies to provide more security software for integration of multiple devices.
The healthcare industry is moving rapidly to adopt apps that will help them communicate better with their customers. People are on the go and expect mobility in every facet of life, and healthcare is one of the most essential.