New smart services launch Italtel into IOT solutions market

An end-to-end architecture for e-health, energy management and infrastructure monitoring will be premiered at MWC2016.

Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in Network Function Virtualization, Managed Services and All IP communication, today announced it will unveil a new range of services to address the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market at this year’s Mobile World Congress.

Covering key areas of energy, structural and environmental monitoring and smart health, the services are the first to apply Italtel’s network design experience to the IoT sector.

Italtel’s IoT platform will enable enterprises, utility companies and public sector administrators to enhance business efficiency and improve public safety and quality of life. It uses cloud computing to collect data from a variety of sensors and meters over several different networks before converting the raw data into useful insights and information.

Meanwhile, for the smart health market, Italtel has developed DoctorLINK, an end-to-end solution that enables continuity of care after a patient returns home from hospital. Based on WebRTC technology, DoctorLINK uses contextual communication to provide real-time services to simplify the experience of outpatients and improve interaction between them and the hospital. The solution can also act as a therapy manager and scheduler, collecting healthcare data from IoT sensors to track a patient’s wellbeing in real-time.

Italtel’s CEO Stefano Pileri said: “For an innovative company such as Italtel, it is strategic to leverage our experience in network design and real-time communications technology to add value to the IoT market, which promises to completely revolutionize our way of living and working.”

Italtel has already successfully deployed its new platform to monitor a building’s power consumption – significantly reducing energy expenses – and infrastructure, controlling the stability of key structures such as bridges and enhancing public safety. Many other projects are currently under development, extending the platform’s capabilities to other verticals such as smart farming.

Live demos of Italtel’s IoT platform and DoctorLINK will be available at Mobile World Congress – Hall 2 Stand 2G10 – which takes place at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona from Monday, February 22 to Thursday, February 25.

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