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Promising Startups Ready for Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator


Promising Startups Ready for Sprint Mobile Health AcceleratorThis week, ten mobile health-related startup teams from across the U.S. (and Australia) landed in Kansas City, Missouri to “build and strengthen their businesses” in the first ever Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator.

If you’re not familiar, the three-month intensive mentor-driven program officially starts this week.

To make it all happen, Sprint has partnered with Techstars to bring the accelerator program to Kansas City as part of its ongoing activities to help grow the region’s “already vibrant startup community.”

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Sprint’s Wireless Captel Service Now Helps Hearing Impaired on iOS


Sprint's Wireless Captel Service Now Helps Hearing Impaired on iOSSprint has just announced the availability of Wireless CapTel by Sprint for all iOS-powered devices.

For iPhone, iPod, and iPads owners, the new app increases accessibility of mobile communications for individuals with hearing impairment, Sprint says.

If you’re not familiar, Wireless CapTel by Sprint allows users to read conversations with real-time word-for-word captions on their wireless phones.

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Sprint Joins Verizon, Qualcomm to Power Remote Patient Monitoring with IDEAL LIFE


It’s been announced that Sprint is joining the ranks of Verizon, Qualcomm and others by introducing a new gateway/hub solution to facilitate remote patient monitoring.

For its launch, Sprint is teaming with home monitoring company IDEAL LIFE, who will provide a series of at-home remote monitors for blood pressure, weight, glucose readings, mobility and other vitals.  The integrated gateway device will collect data from the monitors wirelessly and aggregate it to the IDEAL LIFE’s cloud-based platform, where it can be accessed by caregivers and physicians.  The combined system also sends alerts to caregivers, physicians and others when readings are out of normal range.

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