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iPhone 5 Could Mean More Medical Devices Using Bluetooth

Last week Apple brought the world to a standstill (again) for a few hours when it announced the latest iteration of the iPhone. Some rumors were dispelled with the new phone, others were confirmed.

Last week Apple brought the world to a standstill (again) for a few hours when it announced the latest iteration of the iPhone. Some rumors were dispelled with the new phone, others were confirmed. Among the latter was the announcement that Apple is ditching the 30-pin, micro USB connector dock that has been standard in the iPhone for a new, slimmer, and sexier 8-pin dock that has been dubbed the Lightning connector.

The connector is also potential bad news for the increasing number of FDA-approved medical devices that already rely on the old 30-pin connector in order to interface with the iPhone. 
 
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-Chris Wiltz is the Assistant Editor of MD+DI 

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