The Internet of Things has inevitably penetrated the healthcare industry, one that accounts for billions of smart devices — and their number keeps growing exponentially. The more progress medical science and technology make, the higher the number and the variety of healthcare devices rockets. The gadgets face constant modernization and enhancement along with evolving consumer needs. As a consequence, the role of these appliances has increased: today, they not only assist in the patient workup and disease treatment but also help prevent health problems and encourage wellness.
The IoT platforms are suites of components that enable deployment of applications that monitor and control connected devices. They remotely collect data from connected devices to manage all of them in one system. There are dozens of IoT platforms on the market. The building of an IoT solution requires a platform to host and support it. We compiled a list of the top Internet of Things platforms to review the most popular, most used and fastest-growing in 2017.