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COVID-19 highlights need for more efficient and safer hospital communications

COVID-19 has put a focus on the need for a more expedient and safer way for hospital staff to talk to one another, according to executives for Vocera, which provides hands-free communications technology. A Vocera wearable badge can be worn under personal protection equipment. Caregivers don’t have to leave a room and remove their PPE… Read More »

Electric cooker an easy, efficient way to sanitize N95 masks, study finds

Owners of electric multicookers may be able to add another use to its list of functions, a new study suggests: sanitization of N95 respirator masks. The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign study found that 50 minutes of dry heat in an electric cooker, such as a rice cooker or Instant Pot, decontaminated N95 respirators inside and… Read More »

HomeGrid Forum welcomes UVAX as they lead G.hn innovation for the future of energy efficient Smart Cities and Smart Grids

Technology leader UVAX will cement HomeGrid Forum’s expansion into new areas Beaverton, US, 29 June 2020: HomeGrid Forum welcomes global technology solutions provider UVAX as an Adopter member to support the growth and deployment of Smart Cities and Smart Grids. UVAX considers today’s public lighting to be an expensive and underutilized infrastructure, which represents an… Read More »