A Low-Power Fall Detection Algorithm Based on Triaxial Acceleration and Barometric Pressure

Wang, Changhong ;   Narayanan, Michael Ravi ;   Lord, Stephen ;   Redmond, Stephen James ;   Lovell, Nigel H.

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for assisted-livingTelehealth

This paper proposes a low-power fall detection algorithm based on triaxial accelerometry and barometric pressure signals. The algorithm...

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A Method of ECG Template Extraction for Biometrics Applications

Zhou, Xiang ;   Lu, Yang ;   Chen, Meng ;   Bao, Shu-Di ;   Miao, Fen

Tags Body sensor networksMobile healthPersonal health systems

ECG has attracted widespread attention as one of the most important non-invasive physiological signals in healthcare-system related...

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A New Smart Fall-Down Detector for Senior Healthcare System Using Inertial Microsensors

Sui, Yongkun ;   Ahn, Chanmin ;   Ahn, Chong

Tags Body sensor networksPersonal health systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

A new smart fall-down detector for senior healthcare system using inertial microsensors and Wi-Fi technology has been designed, prototyped...

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An Ambulatory Sensor-Based System for Quantification of Nighttime Micturition for Accurate Nocturia Assessment

Eskofier, Bjoern M ;   Paulus, Jan ;   Paulsen, Ute ;   Burkart, Martin ;   Wullich, Bernd ;   Huppert, Verena

Tags Body sensor networksMobile healthComputer-aided decision making

Nocturia is a widespread condition where patients need to micturate frequently during the nighttime. In order to define treatment and...

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Assessing the Challenges of a Pulse Wave Velocity Based Blood Pressure Measurement in Surgical Patients

Zhang, Guanqun ;   McCombie, Scott ;   Greenstein, Richard ;   McCombie, Devin

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsMobile healthMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

Development of a continuous noninvasive blood pressure (cNIBP) monitor that is unobtrusive to patients is an attractive alternative to the...

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Improved Activity Recognition Using Kalman Smoothing

Dhir, Neil ;   Wood, Frank

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for assisted-livingComputer-aided decision making

Improving activity recognition, with special focus on fall-detection, is the subject of this study. We show that Kalman smoothed in-painting of...

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Monitoring Activities of Daily Living Based on Wearable Wireless Body Sensor Network

Kantoch, Eliasz ;   Augustyniak, Piotr ;   Markiewicz, Michal ;   Prusak, Daniel

Tags Body sensor networksTelemedicineWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

With recent advances in microprocessor chip technology, wireless communication, and biomedical engineering it is possible to develop miniaturized...

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Non-Contact Measurement of Respiratory Function and Deduction of Tidal Volume

Lee, Yee Siong ;   Pathirana, Pubudu N. ;   Christopher, Louis Steinfort ;   Caelli, Terry

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsTechnology and services for home careHealth information systems

This paper further the investigation of Doppler radar feasibility in measuring the flow in and out due to inhalation and exhalation under...

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Non-Contact Multi-Radar Smart Probing of Body Orientation Based on Micro-Doppler Signatures

Li, Yiran ;   Pal, Ranadip ;   Li, Changzhi

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsSmart home technologyTechnology and services for home care

Micro-Doppler signatures carry useful information about body movements and have been widely applied to different applications such as human...

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Plantar pressure cartography reconstruction from 3 sensors

Abou Ghaida, Hussein ;   Mottet, Serge ;   Goujon, Jean-Marc

Tags Body sensor networkseHealthTechnology and services for home care

Foot problem diagnosis is often made by using pressure mapping systems, unfortunately located and used in the laboratories. In the context...

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Wearable Depression Monitoring System with Heart-Rate Variability

Roh, Taehwan ;   Hong, Sunjoo ;   Yoo, Hoi-Jun

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyHealth information systemsPersonalised health

A wearable depression monitoring system is proposed with an application-specific system-on-chip (SoC) solution. The SoC is designed to...

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