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Connected Ear Thermometers

This Philips Thermometer Lets You Track Your Temperature On An App

— August 3, 2016 — Lifestyle
Netherlands-based electronics company Philips has gone ahead and released a spectacularly innovative ear thermometer that is designed to make it easier than ever for customers to get a highly accurate temperature reading in a matter of literally two seconds.

Priced at $60 and up, this ear thermometer is capable of delivering your temperature readings in both Fahrenheit and Celsius to avoid confusion. The device is also capable of working in conjunction with the Philips health app via Bluetooth. This allows you to transfer your data to the app in order to track your health. The device features a clear LED display ring for clear communication of results.

With its accurate ability to read temperature and its connectivity features, the Philips ear thermometer could be a central part of users' health technology ecosystem.
Trend Themes
1. Connected Health Monitoring - The use of connected health devices is on the rise and this ear thermometer from Philips exemplifies the trend, showing disruptive innovation opportunities in the space.
2. Personal Health Data Tracking - The ability to transfer data from the ear thermometer to the Philips health app opens up avenues for data tracking and management, with potential for disruptive innovations to penetrate the health industry.
3. Smart Medical Devices - The innovation in the Philips ear thermometer presents opportunities for other medical devices to incorporate connectivity and real-time data sharing features, ultimately improving patient outcomes.
Industry Implications
1. Healthcare - Healthcare providers and the health technology industry could benefit from the personal health data tracking potential demonstrated by the Philips ear thermometer.
2. Consumer Electronics - The fast and accurate wearable medical device from Philips opens up disruptive innovation opportunities for companies in the consumer electronics industry that seek to combine health monitoring capabilities with smart product integration.
3. Medical Devices - The connected and real-time health data visualizations offered by the Philips ear thermometer provide space for disruptive innovations that can improve overall medical device offerings.
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