Wearable Medical Sensors and Systems

Wearable Medical Sensors and Systems

This contributed volume covers a broad spectrum of wearable sensing techniques and their applications in m-Health.

Author: Yuan-Ting Zhang

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319010042

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 350

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This contributed volume covers a broad spectrum of wearable sensing techniques and their applications in m-Health. The book includes design methodologies of wearable sensors and systems that are end-to-end integrated and connected into worn items such as intelligent textile cloth. Moreover, the book provides review materials on sensing technologies, signal processing, power harvest and signal transmission. Applications in m-health are discussed, as well as the connection to fields such as sports, entertainment and military applications. The target audience primarily comprises of researchers and practitioners, but the book may also be beneficial to graduate students.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Distributed Embedded Smart Cameras

Distributed Embedded Smart Cameras

Elderly Healthcare has become a significant area of interest for the researchers in the recent years. ... Current state of the art methods can fundamentally be catergorized into wearable body sensors and ambient sensors.

Author: Christophe Bobda

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781461477051

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 273

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This publication addresses distributed embedded smart cameras –cameras that perform on board analysis and collaborate with other cameras. This book provides the material required to better understand the architectural design challenges of embedded smart camera systems, the hardware/software ecosystem, the design approach for and applications of distributed smart cameras together with the state-of-the-art algorithms. The authors concentrate on the architecture, hardware/software design, realization of smart camera networks from applications to architectures, in particular in the embedded and mobile domains.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Wearable Sensors

Wearable Sensors

Health Technol. 108 (2004) 181–193. [23] A. Lymberis, D. Dittmar, Advanced wearable health systems and applications: research and development efforts in the European union, IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. 23 (3) (2007) 29–33.

Author: Edward Sazonov

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128192474

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 660

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Wearable Sensors: Fundamentals, Implementation and Applications has been written by a collection of experts in their field, who each provide you with an understanding of how to design and work with wearable sensors. Together these insights provide the first single source of information on wearable sensors that would be a fantastic addition to the library of any engineers working in this field. Wearable Sensors covers a wide variety of topics associated with development and applications of wearable sensors. It also provides an overview and a coherent summary of many aspects of wearable sensor technology. Both professionals in industries and academic researchers need this package of information in order to learn the overview and each specific technology at the same time. This book includes the most current knowledge on the advancement of light-weight hardware, energy harvesting, signal processing, and wireless communications and networks. Practical problems with smart fabrics, biomonitoring and health informatics are all addressed, plus end user centric design, ethical and safety issues. The new edition is completely reviewed by key figures in the field, who offer authoritative and comprehensive information on the various topics. A new feature for the second edition is the incorporation of key background information on topics to allow the less advanced user access to the field and to make the title more of an auto-didactic book for undergraduates. Provides a full revision of the first edition, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date resource of all currently used wearable devices in an accessible and structured manner Helps engineers manufacture wearable devices with information on current technologies, with a focus on end user needs and recycling requirements This book provides a fully updated overview of the many aspects of wearable sensor technology in one single volume, enabling engineers and researchers to fully comprehend the field and to identify opportunities
Categories: Technology & Engineering

mHealth Ecosystems and Social Networks in Healthcare

mHealth Ecosystems and Social Networks in Healthcare

Pantelopoulos A, Bourbakis N (2010) Design of the new prognosis wearable system-prototype for health monitoring of people at risk. In: Advances in biomedical sensing, measurements, instrumentation and systems.

Author: Athina A. Lazakidou

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319233413

Category: Medical

Page: 214

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This book provides a principled approach to classification using the available data in a model which combines information from the social network and the healthcare models. It presents studies from leading researchers and practitioners focusing on the current challenges, directions, trends and opportunities associated with healthcare delivery systems and their supporting wireless and mobile health technologies. mHealth Ecosystems and Social Networks in Healthcare is divided into two parts. Part I covers the area of mHealth Ecosystems. Chapters include topics on adoption of cloud based mHealth services, the socio-economic impact of mHealth, as well as self-management of health and disease. In Part II, Social Networks in Healthcare are highlighted. Chapters cover social media and patient support, virtual knowledge sharing and knowledge management and also web-based applications in health care. Ultimately this book is an excellent source of comprehensive knowledge and literature on the topics of mobile health ecosystems and social networks in healthcare.
Categories: Medical

4th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks BSN 2007

4th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks  BSN 2007

... Welsh M (2004) CodeBlue: An Ad Hoc Sensor Network Infraestructure for Emergency Medical Care, in Proc. of MobiSys WAMES 2004, Boston, MA, pp 12–14. 8. Warren S, Yao J, Schmitz R et al. (2003) Wearable telemonitoring systems designed ...

Author: Steffen Leonhardt

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540709947

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 293

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This book contains papers from the International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, BSN 2007, held in March 2007 at the University Hospital Aachen, Germany. Topics covered in the volume include new medical measurements, smart bio-sensing textiles, low-power wireless networking, system integration, medical signal processing, multi-sensor data fusion, and on-going standardization activities.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Defense Industrial Base Capabilities Study Focused Logistics

Defense Industrial Base Capabilities Study  Focused Logistics

Berkeley.edu/walk machine.htm Develop robotic exoskeleton Sensors: Direct Contact Miniature Medical Sensors Colibrys, ... CA 40 $4.0 www.xbow.com Inertial sensor systems Oak Ridge National Laboratories 1943 Oak Ridge, TN 3,800 $1,000.0 ...

Author:

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9781428983083

Category: Defense industries

Page:

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"This report, the fifth and final in the initial Defense Industrial Base Capabilities Study (DIBCS) series, employs a logical, systematic methodology to do this"--Page vii.
Categories: Defense industries

Antenna and Sensor Technologies in Modern Medical Applications

Antenna and Sensor Technologies in Modern Medical Applications

... the emergence of a greatly anticipated and socially transformative offering of smart wearable health devices that will ... The need for such systems is supported by the desire toward ubiquitous electronic connectedness, medical and ...

Author: Yahya Rahmat-Samii

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119683292

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 624

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A guide to the theory and recent development in the medical use of antenna technology Antenna and Sensor Technologies in Modern Medical Applications offers a comprehensive review of the theoretical background, design, and the latest developments in the application of antenna technology. Written by two experts in the field, the book presents the most recent research in the burgeoning field of wireless medical telemetry and sensing that covers both wearable and implantable antenna and sensor technologies. The authors review the integrated devices that include various types of sensors wired within a wearable garment that can be paired with external devices. The text covers important developments in sensor-integrated clothing that are synonymous with athletic apparel with built-in electronics. Information on implantable devices is also covered. The book explores technologies that utilize both inductive coupling and far field propagation. These include minimally invasive microwave ablation antennas, wireless targeted drug delivery, and much more. This important book: Covers recent developments in wireless medical telemetry Reviews the theory and design of in vitro/in vivo testing Explores emerging technologies in 2D and 3D printing of antenna/sensor fabrication Includes a chapter with an annotated list of the most comprehensive and important references in the field Written for students of engineering and antenna and sensor engineers, Antenna and Sensor Technologies in Modern Medical Applications is an essential guide to understanding human body interaction with antennas and sensors.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Wearable Electronics Sensors

Wearable Electronics Sensors

Lee, G.X., Low, K.S., Taher, T.: Unrestrained measurement of arm motion based on a wearable wireless sensor network. ... Zivanov, M.B.: Wearable low-cost system for human joint movements monitoring based on fiber-optic curvature sensor.

Author: Subhas C. Mukhopadhyay

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319181912

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 333

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This edited book contains invited papers from renowned experts working in the field of Wearable Electronics Sensors. It includes 14 chapters describing recent advancements in the area of Wearable Sensors, Wireless Sensors and Sensor Networks, Protocols, Topologies, Instrumentation architectures, Measurement techniques, Energy harvesting and scavenging, Signal processing, Design and Prototyping. The book will be useful for engineers, scientist and post-graduate students as a reference book for their research on wearable sensors, devices and technologies which is experiencing a period of rapid growth driven by new applications such as heart rate monitors, smart watches, tracking devices and smart glasses.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

AI 2018 Advances in Artificial Intelligence

AI 2018  Advances in Artificial Intelligence

Azariadi, D., Tsoutsouras, V., Xydis, S., Soudris, D.: ECG signal analysis and arrhythmia detection on IoT wearable medical devices. In: 2016 5th International Conference on Modern Circuits and Systems Technologies (MOCAST), ...

Author: Tanja Mitrovic

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783030039912

Category: Computers

Page: 857

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 31st Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AI 2018, held in Wellington, New Zealand, in December 2018. The 50 full and 26 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 125 submissions. The paper were organized in topical sections named: agents, games and robotics; AI applications and innovations; computer vision; constraints and search; evolutionary computation; knowledge representation and reasoning; machine learning and data mining; planning and scheduling; and text mining and NLP.
Categories: Computers

Healthcare Sensor Networks

Healthcare Sensor Networks

In Proc. of the 3rd Int. Conf. on Networked Sensing Systems (INSS06), (pp. 119-122). San Diego, CA: Transducer Research Foundation. Roggen, D., Hamette, P. de la, Troster, G., and Ienny, R. (2007). Mapping by seeing: Wearable ...

Author: Daniel Tze Huei Lai

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000755701

Category: Medical

Page: 462

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Healthcare sensor networks (HSNs) now offer the possibility to continuously monitor human activity and physiological signals in a mobile environment. Such sensor networks may be able to reduce the strain on the present healthcare workforce by providing new autonomous monitoring services ranging from simple user-reminder systems to more advanced mon
Categories: Medical

Smart Sensors and Systems

Smart Sensors and Systems

Wearable devices are good examples: they are made light and small so that they can be easily worn or born by users and perform simple health-monitoring or event-logging tasks. There are also many small electronic devices in the form of ...

Author: Chong-Min Kyung

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319332017

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 521

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This book describes the technology used for effective sensing of our physical world and intelligent processing techniques for sensed information, which are essential to the success of Internet of Things (IoT). The authors provide a multidisciplinary view of sensor technology from materials, process, circuits, and big data domains and showcase smart sensor systems in real applications including smart home, transportation, medical, environmental, agricultural, etc. Unlike earlier books on sensors, this book provides a “global” view on smart sensors covering abstraction levels from device, circuit, systems, and algorithms.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Handbook of Machine Learning for Computational Optimization

Handbook of Machine Learning for Computational Optimization

8.1.12 HEALTH SENSOR DATA MANAGEMENT Trendsetting innovations, for example, cloud computing, wearable sensor gadgets, ... biological systems and provide personal and shared consumption information on the development of the health and ...

Author: Vishal Jain

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000455670

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 294

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Technology is moving at an exponential pace in this era of computational intelligence. Machine learning has emerged as one of the most promising tools used to challenge and think beyond current limitations. This handbook will provide readers with a leading edge to improving their products and processes through optimal and smarter machine learning techniques. This handbook focuses on new machine learning developments that can lead to newly developed applications. It uses a predictive and futuristic approach, which makes machine learning a promising tool for processes and sustainable solutions. It also promotes newer algorithms that are more efficient and reliable for new dimensions in discovering other applications, and then goes on to discuss the potential in making better use of machines in order to ensure optimal prediction, execution, and decision-making. Individuals looking for machine learning-based knowledge will find interest in this handbook. The readership ranges from undergraduate students of engineering and allied courses to researchers, professionals, and application designers.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Biomedical Engineering  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications

Many manufacturers and healthcare companies like Philips Healthcare, Redding Medical etc. provide small, wearable, low power, and lightweight wearable systems for health-monitoring applications (Philips Healthcare, 2016; Nellcor, 2016; ...

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522531593

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1463

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Technological tools and computational techniques have enhanced the healthcare industry. These advancements have led to significant progress and novel opportunities for biomedical engineering. Biomedical Engineering: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an authoritative reference source for emerging scholarly research on trends, techniques, and future directions in the field of biomedical engineering technologies. Highlighting a comprehensive range of topics such as nanotechnology, biomaterials, and robotics, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for medical practitioners, professionals, students, engineers, and researchers interested in the latest developments in biomedical technology.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Sensors for Gait Posture and Health Monitoring Volume 2

Sensors for Gait  Posture  and Health Monitoring Volume 2

In contrast, wearable sensor systems make it possible to analyze data outside the laboratory and capture gait parameters during a person's daily activities. The wearable sensor systems use sensors attached to several parts of the body ...

Author: Thurmon Lockhart

Publisher: MDPI

ISBN: 9783039363445

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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In recent years, many technologies for gait and posture assessments have emerged. Wearable sensors, active and passive in-house monitors, and many combinations thereof all promise to provide accurate measures of physical activity, gait, and posture parameters. Motivated by market projections for wearable technologies and driven by recent technological innovations in wearable sensors (MEMs, electronic textiles, wireless communications, etc.), wearable health/performance research is growing rapidly and has the potential to transform future healthcare from disease treatment to disease prevention. The objective of this Special Issue is to address and disseminate the latest gait, posture, and activity monitoring systems as well as various mathematical models/methods that characterize mobility functions. This Special Issue focuses on wearable monitoring systems and physical sensors, and its mathematical models can be utilized in varied environments under varied conditions to monitor health and performance
Categories: Medical

Emerging Technologies in Wireless Ad hoc Networks Applications and Future Development

Emerging Technologies in Wireless Ad hoc Networks  Applications and Future Development

... system that supports various wearable sensors and contains on-board general computing capabilities for executing individually tailored event detection, alerts, and network communication with various medical information services.

Author: Aquino-Santos, Raul

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781609600297

Category: Computers

Page: 420

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Mobile ad-hoc networks have attracted considerable attention and interest from the commercial sector as well as the standards community. Many new ad-hoc networking applications have been conceived to help enable new commercial and personal communication beyond the domain of tactical networks, including personal area networking, home networking, law enforcement operations, search and rescue operations, commercial and educational applications, and sensor networks. Emerging Technologies in Wireless Ad-hoc Networks: Applications and Future Development provides the rationale, state-of-the-art studies and practical applications, proof-of-concepts, experimental studies, and future development on the use of emerging technologies in wireless ad-hoc networks. In addition, this work explores emerging wireless ad hoc technologies based on communication coverage areas: body sensor networks, personal area networks, local area networks, and metropolitan area networks and their applications in critical sectors, for example, agriculture, environment, public health and public transportation.
Categories: Computers

Innovation in Health Informatics

Innovation in Health Informatics

The field of wearable health monitoring systems is advancing in minimizing the size of wearable devices and medical sensors (Haghi, Thurow, & Stoll, 2017). Another application related to healthcare is the HAR where IoT is used to ...

Author: Miltiadis Lytras

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128190449

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

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Innovation in Health Informatics: A Smart Healthcare Primer explains how the most recent advances in information and communication technologies have paved the way for new breakthroughs in healthcare. The book showcases current and prospective applications in a context defined by an imperative to deliver efficient, patient-centered and sustainable healthcare systems. Topics discussed include big data, medical data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality, 5g and sensors, Internet of Things, nanotechnologies and biotechnologies. Additionally, there is a discussion on social issues and policy- making for the implementation of smart healthcare. This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, practitioners, researchers, clinicians and data scientists who are interested in how to explore the intersections between bioinformatics and health informatics. Provides a holistic discussion on the new landscape of medical technologies, including big data, analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality, 5g and sensors, Internet of Things, nanotechnologies and biotechnologies Presents a case study driven approach, with references to real-world applications and systems Discusses topics with a research-oriented approach that aims to promote research skills and competencies of readers
Categories: Business & Economics

Design and Quality Considerations for Developing Mobile Apps for Medication Management Emerging Research and Opportunities

Design and Quality Considerations for Developing Mobile Apps for Medication Management  Emerging Research and Opportunities

Information from wearable health sensors and the vast amounts of health-related and drug-related information on the ... In the hospital setting, the IoT relies on a network of medical devices and sensor systems that are connected to the ...

Author: Yap, Kevin

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799838333

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Medication management is an essential component of therapeutic success in the treatment of chronic diseases. However, patients who do not regularly take their prescribed medications are a primary concern of health systems worldwide. A significant proportion of patients on chronic medications fail to adhere to their treatments, and suboptimal adherence leads to dire clinical and financial consequences on the personal level. Moreover, non-adherence can adversely impact public healthcare costs and the clinical outcomes of patients. Design and Quality Considerations for Developing Mobile Apps for Medication Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a collection of innovative research that combines theory and practice on optimizing strategies to improve medication adherence and overall health and wellbeing in patients through the design of usable and reliable mobile app-based systems. Highlighting a broad range of topics including pharmaceutical care, quality assessment, and health behavior frameworks, this book is ideally designed for clinicians, pharmacists, healthcare providers, programmers, software developers, researchers, academicians, and students.
Categories: Medical

Innovations in Smart Cities Applications Volume 4

Innovations in Smart Cities Applications Volume 4

Healthcare systems are primarily focused on treating patient's conditions after a confirmed diagnosis and with the increase ... monitor, treat patients and predict health anomalies using wearable medical devices and body sensor [7, 15].

Author: Mohamed Ben Ahmed

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030668402

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1522

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This proceedings book is the fourth edition of a series of works which features emergent research trends and recent innovations related to smart city presented at the 5th International Conference on Smart City Applications SCA20 held in Safranbolu, Turkey. This book is composed of peer-reviewed chapters written by leading international scholars in the field of smart cities from around the world. This book covers all the smart city topics including Smart Citizenship, Smart Education, Smart Mobility, Smart Healthcare, Smart Mobility, Smart Security, Smart Earth Environment & Agriculture, Smart Economy, Smart Factory and Smart Recognition Systems. This book contains a special section intended for Covid-19 pandemic researches. This book edition is an invaluable resource for courses in computer science, electrical engineering and urban sciences for sustainable development.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Software Engineering for Resilient Systems

Software Engineering for Resilient Systems

2871157 • P18: DRAW: Data Replication for Enhanced Data Availability in IoT-based Sensor Systems, ... mHealth Framework in the Context of IoT-Based Real-Time Wearable Health Data Sensors, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2910411 ...

Author: Radu Calinescu

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030308568

Category: Computers

Page: 157

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Software Engineering for Resilient Systems, SERENE 2019, held in Naples, Italy, in September 2019. The 5 full papers and 4 short papers presented together with 1 keynote and 1 invited paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 12 submissions. They cover the following areas: resilience engineering in complex and critical applications; testing and validation methods; security, trust and privacy management.
Categories: Computers

Healthcare Administration Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Healthcare Administration  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications

A wireless body sensor network for the prevention and management of asthma. ... Advanced analysis of wearable sensor data to adjust medication intake in patients with Parkinson's disease. ... Wearable medical systems for p-health.

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466663404

Category: Medical

Page: 1586

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As information systems become ever more pervasive in an increasing number of fields and professions, workers in healthcare and medicine must take into consideration new advances in technologies and infrastructure that will better enable them to treat their patients and serve their communities. Healthcare Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications brings together recent research and case studies in the medical field to explore topics such as hospital management, delivery of patient care, and telemedicine, among others. With a focus on some of the most groundbreaking new developments as well as future trends and critical concerns, this three-volume reference source will be a significant tool for medical practitioners, hospital managers, IT administrators, and others actively engaged in the healthcare field.
Categories: Medical