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Hospital room of the future includes IoT

August 18, 2017

The hospital room of the future will include an IOT component that can drastic improvement in hospital care, according to an EPAM website. 

Patients will no longer be alarmed by beeping, and digital dashboards will provide them with up-to-the-second information.

When a patient calls for assistance, staff can track the geolocation of the nurse inside the hospital. 

Patients will have the ability to control a variety of physical conditions in their room, including temperature, light, and noise, as well as have access to an entire infotainment system and meal options on their mobile device. 

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