A Wearable Wireless Ultrasonic Sensor Network for Human Arm Motion Tracking

Qi, Yongbin ;   Soh, Cheong Boon ;   Gunawan, Erry ;   Low, Kay soon

Tags Wearable systemsWireless sensors and systemsAcoustic sensors and systems

This paper introduces a novel method for arm flexion/extension angles measurement using wireless ultrasonic sensor network. The approach...

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Antenna and Coil Design for Wireless Signal Detection and Charging of Embedded Power Supply on Active Contact Lens

Smilkstein, Tina ;   Ng, Benny ;   Heckler, Paul ;   Do, Alexander ;   Azar, Phillip ;   Leon, Errol

Tags Wireless sensors and systems

This paper presents a screen printed 2.4GHz antenna and induction charging coil for an active contact lens with a single large pixel user...

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Gait As a Biomarker? Accelerometers Reveal That Reduced Movement Quality While Walking Is Associated with Parkinson's Disease, Ageing and Fall Risk

Brodie, Matthew Andrew Dalhousie ;   Lovell, Nigel H. ;   Canning, Colleen G ;   Menz, Hylton B ;   Delbaere, Kim ;   Redmond, Stephen James ;   Latt, Mark ;   Sturnieks, Daina L ;   Menant, Jasmine ;   Smith, Stuart Trevor ;   Lord, Stephen

Tags Wearable systemsPhysiological monitoringBody sensor networks and telemetric systems

Humans are living longer but morbidity has also increased; threatening to create a serious global burden. Our approach is to monitor gait for...

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Integration of Smartphones and Webcam for the Measure of Spatio-Temporal Gait Parameters

Barone, Vinicio ;   Maranesi, Elvira ;   Fioretti, Sandro

Tags Integrated sensor systemsWireless sensors and systems

A very low cost prototype has been made for the spatial and temporal analysis of human movement using an integrated system of last...

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Miniature Antenna for Sensor Network on Human Head

Alharbi, Mohannad ;   Sabouni, Abas ;   Noghanian, Sima

Tags Portable miniaturized systemsWireless sensors and systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systems

This paper proposes a novel miniaturized antenna for sensor network with focus on placement on human head. The antenna is within the volume...

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Multimodal Flexible Sensor for Healthcare Systems

Ho, Van ;   Imai, Sho ;   Hirai, Shinichi

Tags Smart textile and clothesNew sensing techniquesMechanical sensors and systems

This paper describes potential applications of our previously developed fabric sensor into wearable healthcare or nursing systems based on...

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Objective Evaluation of Body Displacements During Activities Using the Wearable Inertial System ActimedARM

Noury, Norbert ;   Collet, Julien ;   Cerny, Martin ;   Delporte, Ludovic

Tags Portable miniaturized systemsWireless sensors and systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systems

This paper presents an algorithm for the objective assessment of the motion of a body during health-evaluation physical tests using our...

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Very Long-Term ECG Monitoring Patch with Improved Functionality and Wearability

Martinez-Tabares, Francisco Javier ;   Gaviria, Natalia ;   Castellanos-Dominguez, Germ├ín

Tags Wearable systemsSmart textile and clothesPortable miniaturized systems

Heart activity monitoring is an important task for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. However, development of long-term,...

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Wireless Behind-The-Ear EEG Recording Device with Wireless Interface to a Mobile Device (iPhone/iPod Touch)

Do Valle, Bruno ;   Cash, Sydney ;   Sodini, Charles G.

Tags Wearable systemsWireless sensors and systemsPortable miniaturized systems

EEG remains the mainstay test for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with epilepsy. Unfortunately, ambulatory EEG systems are far from...

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