LOS ALTOS, Calif., Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Infocom Corporation, the leader in IT systems and operation management services and a subsidiary of Teijin Ltd, a global leader in fields including high-performance fibers, other materials, healthcare and more, today announced that the company has selected Afero Inc.'s Internet of Things platform to develop its future applications of connected devices. By leveraging the Afero technology, Infocom is committed to increasing healthcare efficiency with more transparency and control of integrated IoT applications and devices to make the industry better and more reliable as a whole.
"We admire Infocom for their ability to provide the best IT systems and connectivity to hospitals and healthcare service providers," said Joe Britt, CEO of Afero. "Our platform enables connected products and services to improve people's lives, so we look forward to working with Infocom to deliver a better, smarter healthcare system."
Infocom is focused on pioneering the technologies essential to improving and modernizing healthcare. Infocom will leverage the Afero platform to provide tools necessary to accelerate healthcare into the 21st century. This relationship demonstrates Infocom's continued commitment to deliver the most innovative and cutting-edge experiences in healthcare and beyond.
Afero, which officially debuted its platform today, has built a complete IoT platform architecture to secure and integrate virtually any smart product. The Afero turnkey stack incorporates a secure Bluetooth® Smart module, scalable cloud services, and a range of development tools that enable companies and developers to quickly bring connected devices to market.
"Of all the IoT platforms out there, we selected Afero because they are the most robust, secure, and reliable infrastructure that exists today," said Norihiro Takehara, CEO of Infocom. "We look forward to leveraging the platform to improve how IoT technology is implemented and accessed in the healthcare system."
For more information on Afero and its IoT platform solution, go to www.afero.io
Created by mobile and hardware veterans from Google, Apple, Nest, Amazon, Twitter, and Netflix, Afero is a comprehensive and secure platform for cloud-connected devices in any industry. The Afero turnkey architecture incorporates a secure Bluetooth® Smart module, scalable cloud services, and a range of development tools that enable companies and developers to quickly prototype and build connected devices, then gather meaningful analytics. Afero the connects your smart devices and enables them to work together. Afero empowers entrepreneurs and companies to improve the way people communicate with each other and everything around them.
Infocom is an IT system company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Infocom provides healthcare IT for over 60 pharmaceutical companies and nearly 2,000 hospitals. The solutions Infocom provides also include enterprise management service for mid to large companies and business software such as digital archive system, as well as digital media services to regular consumers with the large share of ebook market. For more information, visit http://www.infocom.co.jp/english/