A Framework for Harmonizing Sensor Data to Support Embedded Health Assessment

Skubic, Marjorie ;   Jimison, Holly ;   Keller, James M ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Rantz, Marilyn ;   Kaye, Jeffrey A. ;   Pavel, Michael

Tags Technology and services for home careTechnology and services for assisted-livingWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

The use of in-home and mobile sensing is likely to be a key component of future care and has recently been studied by many research groups...

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A Low Complexity On-Chip ECG Data Compression Methodology Targeting Remote Health-Care Applications

Joseph, Bastin ;   Acharyya, Amit ;   P, Rajalakshmi

Tags Technology and services for home careTelehealthPersonalised health

In this paper, we propose a novel low complexity on-chip ECG data compression methodology targeting remote health-care applications. This is...

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A Middleware for Intelligent Environments in Ambient Assisted Living

Pereira, Rui Miguel de Cima Dias ;   Barros, Carla Isabel Dias ;   Pereira, Sérgio Rafael Mano ;   Mendes, Paulo M. ;   Silva, Carlos Alberto Batista

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

The increasing elderly population is changing the demography of many countries, becoming a major issue for society. As a direct consequence...

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A Novel Web-Based Depth Video Rewind Approach Toward Fall Preventive Interventions in Hospitals

Enayati, Moein ;   Banerjee, Tanvi ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Skubic, Marjorie ;   Rantz, Marilyn

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careSmart home technology

The purpose of this study was to implement a web based application to provide the ability to rewind and review depth videos captured in...

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A Prototype System Using Microsoft Kinect to Recognize Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's Disease Patients

Amini Maghsoud Bigy, Amin ;   Banitsas, Konstantinos

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingMobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for home care

Freezing of Gait (FOG) is a disabling symptom and movement disorder, typically associated with the latter stages of Parkinson's disease. Within...

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A Real Time Study of the Human Equilibrium Using an Instrumented Insole with 3 Pressure Sensors

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

Tags Personal health systemseHealthTechnology and services for home care

The present work deals with the study of the human equilibrium using an ambulatory e-health system. One of the point on which we focus is...

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A Sensor and Video Based Ontology for Activity Recognition in Smart Environments

Mitchell, Deborah ;   Morrow, Philip J ;   Nugent, Chris

Tags Smart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home care

Activity recognition is used in a wide range of applications including healthcare and security. In a smart environment activity recognition can...

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A Theoretical Study on the Placement of Microphone Arrays for Improving the Localization Accuracy of a Fall

Li, Yun ;   Ho, K.C. ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Skubic, Marjorie

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careSmart home technology

Falling is a common health problem for elderly. To address the problem, we are currently developing an acoustic fall detection system, FADE,...

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An Investigation into the Usability of the STAR Training and Re-Skilling Website for Carers of Persons with Dementia

Boyd, Kyle ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Donnelly, Mark ;   Bond, Raymond, Robert ;   Sterritt, Roy ;   Hartin, Phillip

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careeHealth

Due to the successes in medical science people are now beginning to live much longer. With this brings increased problems associated with...

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An Open Platform to Support Home Healthcare Services Using Interactive TV

Rivas, Carlos ;   Anido, Luis ;   Fernandez Iglesias, Manuel Jose

Tags Smart home technologyTechnology and services for home careHealth information system interoperability

This paper presents an open platform to support the development and deployment of healthcare services at home using the TV as the main...

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Behavior Change Models for Health Coaching Interventions

Jimison, Holly ;   Korhonen, Ilkka ;   Saranummi, Niilo ;   Pavel, Misha

Tags Technology and services for home carePersonal health systemseHealth

Optimal health coaching interventions are tailored to individuals' needs, preferences, motivations, barriers, and readiness to change. Technology...

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Blue Scale: A Multi-Sensing Device for Remote Management of Congestive Heart Failure

Pollonini, Luca ;   Quadri, Sadia ;   Chen, Joe ;   Ding, Jennifer ;   Zheng, Zongjun ;   Naribole, Sharan ;   McArthur, Kara ;   Knightly, Edward ;   Dacso, Clifford C

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsTechnology and services for home carePersonalised health

We describe the implementation of a second-generation device for remote monitoring and management of cardiovascular diseases called Blue...

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Classification of Cycling Exercise Status Using Short-Term Heart Rate Variability

Jeong, In cheol ;   Finkelstein, Joseph

Tags Technology and services for home careEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryPersonal health systems

Introduction of effective home-based exercise programs in older adults and people with chronic conditions requires implementation of...

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Comparative Study of T-Amplitude Features for Fitness Monitoring Using the Epatch ECG Recorder

Thorpe, Julia Rosemary ;   Saida, Trine Gro ;   Mehlsen, Jesper ;   Mehlsen, Anne-Birgitte ;   Langberg, Henning ;   Hoppe, Karsten ;   Sorensen, Helge B D

Tags Technology and services for home careBody sensor networksTelehealth

This study investigates ECG features, focusing on T-wave amplitude, from a wearable ECG device as a potential method for fitness monitoring...

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Context Predictor Based Sparse Sensing Technique and Smart Transmission Architecture for IoT Enabled Remote Health Monitoring Applications

M. P. R., Sai Kiran ;   P, Rajalakshmi ;   Acharyya, Amit

Tags Technology and services for home careEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryBody sensor networks

In hyperconnectivity scenario, managing the amount of data acquired from sensors in the Body Area Networks (BANs) is one of the major...

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Detection of Patient's Bed Statuses in 3D Using a Microsoft Kinect

Li, Yun ;   Berkowitz, Lyle ;   Noskin, Gary ;   Mehrotra, Sanjay

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingSmart home technologyTechnology and services for home care

Patients spend the vast majority of their hospital stay in an unmonitored bed where various mobility factors can impact patient safety and...

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DIABOOK: A Unified Collaborative Online System for the Management of Diabetes

Samineni, Anvesh ;   Murari, Bhaskar Mohan

Tags Health information systemsTechnology and services for home careeHealth

Management of diabetes is becoming a tedious task for patients due to busy schedules etc., and rapid increase in the number of diabetic...

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Discrimination Ability and Reproducibility of a New Index Reflecting Autonomic Nervous Function Based on Pulsatile Amplitude of Photoplethysmography

Kano, Yusuke ;   Yoshizawa, Makoto ;   Sugita, Norihiro ;   Abe, Makoto ;   Homma, Noriyasu ;   Tanaka, Akira ;   Yamauchi, Tsuyoshi ;   Miura, Hidekazu ;   Shiraishi, Yasuyuki ;   Yambe, Tomoyuki

Tags Emerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryMobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for home care

A new physiological index (mu<sub>PA</sub>) is proposed to represent the autonomic nervous system (ANS) function. The index...

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Monitoring Patients in Hospital Beds Using Unobtrusive Depth Sensors

Banerjee, Tanvi ;   Enayati, Moein ;   Keller, James M ;   Skubic, Marjorie ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Rantz, Marilyn

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careSmart home technology

We present an approach for patient activity recognition in hospital rooms using depth data collected using a Kinect sensor. Depth sensors...

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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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Options for Intermittent and Continuous Atrial Fibrillation Monitoring

Chon, Ki ;   Chong, Jowoon

Tags Mobile healthPersonal health systemsTechnology and services for home care

We hypothesize that for intermittent monitoring of atrial fibrillation (AF), our smartphone-based arrhythmia discrimination algorithm with data...

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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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Preliminary Study for the Personal Handheld Device Based Snoring Detection in Ordinary Sleep Situation

Shin, Hangsik ;   Choi, Wangrim ;   Kim, Yi-gon ;   Cho, Jaegeol

Tags Mobile healthTechnology and services for home careEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare delivery

Snoring is one of the representative phenomena of the sleep disorder and detection of snoring is quite important for improving quality of...

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Preliminary Study of Unobtrusive Monitoring to Increase Safety in Daily Living

Tamura, Toshiyo ;   Tang, Zunyi ;   Sekine, Masaki ;   Yoshida, Masaki

Tags Technology and services for home careSmart home technologyMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

An unobtrusive system for monitoring the activities of daily living was developed to improve safety and quality of life. The system was used...

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The Creation of Simulated Activity Datasets Using a Graphical Intelligent Environment Simulation Tool

Synnott, Jonathan ;   Chen, Liming ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Moore, George

Tags Smart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home care

The availability of datasets capturing the performance of activities of daily living is limited by difficulties associated with the collection of...

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The Design and Evaluation of an Activity Monitoring User Interface for People with Stroke

Hart, Phil ;   Bierwirth, Rebekah ;   Fulk, George ;   Sazonov, Edward

Tags TelehealthPersonal health systemsTechnology and services for home care

Usability is an important topic in the field of telerehabilitation research. Older users with disabilities in particular, present age-related and...

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The Study on a Real-Time Remote Monitoring System for Parkinson's Disease Patients with Deep Brain Stimulators

Chen, Yue ;   Hao, Hongwei ;   Chen, Hao ;   Tian, Ye ;   Li, Luming

Tags TelemedicineEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryTechnology and services for home care

The Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) has become a well-accepted treatment for Parkinson's disease patients around the world. However,...

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Toward Seamless Wearable Sensing: Automatic On-Body Sensor Localization for Physical Activity Monitoring

Saeedi, Ramyar ;   Purath, Janet ;   Venkatasubramanian, Krishna Kumar ;   Ghasemzadeh, Hassan

Tags Body sensor networksMobile healthTechnology and services for home care

Abstract- Mobile wearable sensors have demonstrated great potential in a broad range of applications in healthcare and wellbeing. These...

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