«According to one study, people of all ages with asthma can halve the number of asthma attacks they suffer and become 15% better at taking their medication if they use a medical-grade App to manage their health.»

«Smart Inhalers need to be connected to your smartphone to send their data. This can be a problem for younger children at school who aren’t allowed to have a smartphone—or older patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis or other lung health problems who find using a smartphone difficult.»

«Aseptika, a UK company that specialises in making smart inhalers for patients with chronic respiratory conditions, has been co-funded by the UK’s Innovation Agency, Innovate UK. The Smart Award will help the company develop its third-generation smart inhaler tracker, which will have 5G mobile connectivity built-in. This means that patients will no longer have to send their data via a smartphone to their clinical teams, carers or parents—it will just send information over the airwaves directly to the company’s cloud databases, which are stored under the UK’s GDPR data protection laws»

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