Saturday, November 18, 2006

Arm emulators

Early this year, I was searching for some arm9 emulators and found the following:
Of these, Skyeye had the best support for ARM9 - AT91Rm9200 board in particular. I was able to bootup u-boot and the kernel successfully. Now, when I revisited Softgun, it seems to have a pretty impressive list of supported peripherals.

Friday, November 17, 2006

At Medica - Siemens exhibiting functional scenario of Germany's healtcare programme

  • All the information of a patient is stored in a centralized server.
  • The patient card called an eGK serves as a token to authorize the patient to access information from the server.
  • HBA is the health professionals card that authorize doctors to access limited information of patients.

This scheme seems to be tighter and more centralized than the French government's "Sesam Vitale"

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Germans marching towards better health care

Smart card otherwise called Chip card or IC card has been finding use in every field ranging from debit cards to driving license, cell phones to passports, Pay TVs to cryptographic IDs and now it is used in health care. The German government will be providing their citizens with an electronic health card - the obvious advantage will be easy searching/location and better management of user health history.

Google’s 56 forgotten (secret) pages

Makes an interesting read