Business Highlights in Q3
Leveraging its strength in interventional cardiology, Philips signed a multi-year technology agreement with the Catharina Hospital, the largest cardiovascular center in the Netherlands, comprising the equipment, software, upgrades and maintenance services for five interventional rooms and two hybrid operating rooms.
Empowering consumers to take greater control of their health, Philips personal health programs were announced at IFA Berlin, one the of world’s leading trade shows for home appliances. Built upon the Philips HealthSuite Digital Platform, these health programs mark a new era in connected care for consumers, patients and health providers. Each program comprises connected health measurement devices, an app-based personalized program with coaching, and secure, cloud-based data analysis.
Philips expanded its leadership in the connected lighting business with the introduction of Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus, the Philips Hue wireless dimming kit and Philips Hue Bridge 2.0. The new bridge enables Philips Hue to interact with other Apple HomeKit devices and become voice-controlled.