A Frequency-Sensing Readout Using Piezoelectric Sensors for Sensing of Physiological Signals

Buxi, Dilpreet ;   Redouté, Jean-Michel ;   Yuce, Mehmet

Tags Mechanical sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoring

Together with a charge or voltage amplifier, piezoelectric sensors are commonly used to pick up physiological vibrations from the body. As an...

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A Low-Power Current-Reuse Dual-Band Analog Front-End for Multi-Channel Neural Signal Recording

Gosselin, Benoit ;   Sepehrian, Hassan

Tags Implantable systemsIntegrated sensor systemsPhysiological monitoring

Thoroughly studying the brain activity of freely moving subjects requires miniature data acquisition systems to measure and wirelessly...

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A Method for Quantitative Assessment of Artifacts in EEG, and an Empirical Study of Artifacts

Lind Kappel, Simon ;   Looney, David ;   Mandic, Danilo ;   Kidmose, Preben

Tags Biolelectric sensors and sensor systemsPhysiological monitoringWearable systems

Wearable EEG systems for continuous brain monitoring is an emergent technology that involves significant technical challenges. Some of these...

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A Multichannel Current Stimulator Chip for Spatiotemporal Pattern Stimulation of Neural Tissues

Kameda, Seiji ;   Hayashida, Yuki ;   Tanaka, Yuta ;   Akita, Dai ;   Yagi, Tetsuya

Tags Portable miniaturized systemsPhysiological monitoringMicrototal analysis and lab-on-chip systems

We developed a prototype very-large-scale integration chip of a multichannel current stimulator for stimulating neural tissues by utilizing 0.25...

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A Pilot Spectroscopy Study on Time-Varying Bioimpedance during Electrically-Induced Muscle Contraction

Sanchez, Benjamin ;   Li, Jia ;   Geisbush, Tom ;   Bragos, Ramon ;   Rutkove, Seward

Tags Physiological monitoring

Alterations in the health of muscles can be evaluated through the use of electrical impedance myography (EIM). To date, however, nearly all...

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A Programmable Acoustic Stimuli and Auditory Evoked Potential Measurement System for Objective Tinnitus Diagnosis Research

Ku, Yunseo ;   Ahn, Joong Woo ;   Kwon, Chiheon ;   Suh, Myung-Whan ;   Lee, Jun Ho ;   Oh, Seung Ha ;   Kim, Hee Chan

Tags Bioelectric sensing methodsPhysiological monitoringPortable miniaturized systems

This paper presents the development of a single platform that records auditory evoked potential synchronized to specific acoustic stimuli of...

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A Smart Homecage System with 3D Tracking for Long-Term Behavioral Experiments

Lee, Byunghun ;   Kiani, Mehdi ;   Ghovanloo, Maysam

Tags Integrated sensor systemsPhysiological monitoringImplantable systems

A wirelessly-powered homecage system, called the EnerCage-HC, that is equipped with multi-coil wireless power transfer, closed-loop power...

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Alveolar Air Volatile Organic Compound Extractor for Clinical Breath Sampling

de Silva, Geethanga ;   Beyette, Fred R

Tags Physiological monitoring

Alveolar air Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) extractor is a handheld breath-sampling device for clinical breath analysis. The device consists...

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Android-Based Video Game Task for Objective Fatigue Monitoring

Apker, Gregory ;   Doty, Tracy Jill ;   Canady, Jonroy ;   Kellihan, Bret ;   McDowell, Kaleb

Tags Physiological monitoringNew sensing techniques

Objective measurement of an individual's fatigue level can be difficult as surveys and questionnaires can be monotonous and potentially...

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Application of Wireless Inertial Measurement Units and EMG Sensors for Studying Deglutition - Preliminary Results

Imtiaz, Usama ;   Yamamura, Kensuke ;   Kong, Weisheng ;   Sessa, Salvatore ;   Lin, Zhuohua ;   Bartolomeo, Luca ;   Ishii, Hiroyuki ;   Zecca, Massimiliano ;   Yamada, Yoshiaki ;   Takanishi, Atsuo

Tags Physiological monitoringIntegrated sensor systemsWireless sensors and systems

Different types of sensors are being used to study deglutition and mastication. These often suffer from problems related to portability,...

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Audio Signal Analysis in Combination with Noncontact Bio-Motion Data to Successfully Monitor Snoring

Flanagan, David ;   Arvaneh, Mahnaz ;   Zaffaroni, Alberto Antonio

Tags Physiological monitoring

This paper proposes a novel algorithm for automatic detection of snoring in sleep by combining non-contact bio-motion data with audio data....

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Challenges in Wearable Personal Health Monitoring Systems

Kim, Insoo ;   Lai, Po-Hsiang ;   Lobo, Ryan ;   Gluckman, Bruce J.

Tags Physiological monitoringWearable systemsBiolelectric sensors and sensor systems

Wearable sensors give the users convenience in daily health monitoring, though several challenges in such sensor systems should be overcome....

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Characterizing Contact Impedance, Signal Quality and Robustness As a Function of the Cardinality and Arrangement of Fingers on Dry Contact EEG Electrodes

Nathan, Viswam ;   Jafari, Roozbeh

Tags Physiological monitoringBiolelectric sensors and sensor systems

Continuous monitoring of patients' electroencephalography (EEG) outside of clinical settings will be valuable for detecting the onset of medical...

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Clinical Overview of the Need for Technologies for Around-The-Clock Monitoring of the Health Status of Severely Disabled Autistic Children

Singleton, Gary ;   Warren, Steve ;   Piersel, Wayne

Tags Physiological monitoringWireless sensors and systems

Despite the growing incidence and costs of autism, little has been done to apply technology advancements to the challenges faced by autistic...

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Combining Psychological and Engineering Approaches to Utilizing Social Robots with Children with Autism

Dickstein-Fischer, Laurie ;   Fischer, Gregory

Tags Physiological monitoring

It is estimated that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 68 children. Early identification of an ASD is exceedingly important to the...

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Comparison of Diagnostic Information from Regular Telemetry Equipment and a Novel Patch Type Electrocardiogram Recorder

Saadi, Dorthe Bodholt ;   Egstrup, Kenneth ;   Hoppe, Karsten ;   Sorensen, Helge B D

Tags Wearable systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systemsPhysiological monitoring

The purpose of this pilot study is to compare the diagnostic information obtained using regular telemetry equipment and the novel ePatch...

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Design of a Flexible Probe for Simultaneous Measurement of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Electrocorticography and Thermometry

Esaki, Shun ;   Yamakawa, Toshitaka ;   Niwayama, Masatsugu

Tags Optical and photonic sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoringBioelectric sensing methods

In this research, a flexible device for simultaneous measurement of hemodynamics, electrocorticography (ECoG), and brain surface temperature...

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Design of a Single-Fiber, Wavelength-Resolved System for Monitoring Deep Tissue Oxygenation

Yu, Linhui ;   Murari, Kartikeya

Tags Optical and photonic sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoring

We propose a single-fiber, zero source-detector separation system with wavelength-resolved detection for measuring oxygen saturation in...

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Developing Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Electrodes: Preliminary Results

Posada-Quintero, Hugo Fernando ;   Reyes, Bersaín Alexander ;   Bin Amir, Syed Athar ;   Vardakas, Peter ;   DiSpirito, Hailey ;   Burnham, Ken ;   Pennace, John ;   Chon, Ki

Tags Biolelectric sensors and sensor systemsPhysiological monitoring

A mixture of carbon black powder, polar organo salt and a pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) has shown to be able to collect skin bio...

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Development of a Miniaturized Bioreactor for Neural Culture and Axon Stretch Growth

Xu, Qi ;   Chen, Fang ;   Wang, Yuanyuan ;   Li, Xiao ;   He, Jiping

Tags Mechanical sensors and systemsBioelectric sensing methodsPhysiological monitoring

In this paper, a miniaturized bioreactor for accelerating nerve growth is developed to investigate potentially bi-directional peripheral neural...

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Development of Wearable Sensors for Tailored Patient Wound Care

Milne, Stephen ;   Connolly, Patricia ;   Al Hamad, Hanadi ;   Seoudi, Ihab

Tags Integrated sensor systemsPhysiological monitoringWearable systems

In recent years a specialist interest has developed worldwide in advanced wound management for difficult to heal chronic wounds. Further...

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Device and Method to Determine Perineal Artery Occlusion During Road Bicycling

Parthiban, Sujeeth, Sujeeth

Tags Physiological monitoringWearable systems

Greater than 60 million American men who ride bicycles are at risk of developing erectile dysfunction. One possible reason is occlusion of the...

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Drowsiness Detection System for Vehicle Drivers

Matsunaga, Raphael ;   dos Santos, Icaro ;   Takahashi, Matheus Kazuhiro

Tags Physiological monitoringIntegrated sensor systemsPortable miniaturized systems

One of the most common facts that causes traffic accidents is the drowsiness state of the conductors. Because of that, we developed a...

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Dynamic Modeling of the Hydrogel Molecular Filter in a Metamaterial Biosensing System for Glucose Concentration Estimation

Teutsch, Tanja ;   Mesch, Martin ;   Giessen, Harald ;   Tarín, Cristina

Tags Optical and photonic sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoringBio-nano technology

We present a novel concept for ophthalmic glucose sensing using a biosensing system that consists of plasmonic dipole metamaterial covered by...

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Dynamic Response of Axonal Microtubules under Suddenly Applied End Forces

Manuchehrfar, Farid ;   Shamloo, Amir ;   Mehboudi, Nastaran

Tags Bio-nano technologyMicro- and nano-technologyPhysiological monitoring

Axon is a filament in neuronal system and axonal microtubules are bundles in axons. In axons, microtubules are coated with...

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Evaluation of Lower Leg Swelling from EMG Measured by Voltage Divider

Murai, Akito ;   Sakaue, Yusuke ;   Makikawa, Masaaki

Tags Physiological monitoring

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the lower leg swelling using EMG measured with our new voltage divider technology, by which the...

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Experience Success: Virtual Reality to Enhance Internet Weight Loss

Thomas, J. Graham ;   Spitalnick, Josh S. ;   Bond, Dale S. ;   Hadley, Wendy ;   Wing, Rena R.

Tags Physiological monitoring

A Web-based virtual reality (VR) platform can be used to deliver training in behavioral weight loss strategies. Self-reported skills acquisition...

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Eye-Tracking Capabilities of Low-Cost EOG System

Acuña O., Vicente ;   Aqueveque, Pablo ;   Pino, Esteban J

Tags Biolelectric sensors and sensor systemsPhysiological monitoring

This paper presents the design and implementation of a low-cost eye tracking system that allows measuring the rotational angle of the eye...

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Feasibility of Energy Harvesting Techniques for Wearable Medical Devices

Voss, Thaddaeus ;   Subbian, Vignesh ;   Beyette, Fred R

Tags Wearable systemsPhysiological monitoringPortable miniaturized systems

Wearable devices are arguably one of the most rapidly growing technologies in the computing and health care industry. These systems provide...

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Flexible Sixteen Monopole Antenna Array for Microwave Breast Cancer Detection

Bahramiabrghouei, Hadi ;   Gosselin, Benoit ;   Rusch, Leslie Ann ;   Porter, Emily ;   Popovich, Milica ;   Santorelli, Adam

Tags Wearable systemsPhysiological monitoringLow power, wireless sensing methods

Radar based microwave imaging (MI) has been widely studied for breast cancer detection in recent times. The UWB techniques allow for a good...

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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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Great Expectations: Technology and Unmet Need in Pediatric Weight Management

Woolford, Susan ;   Blake, Natalie ;   Brown, Megan ;   Freeman, Erin ;   Gaffka, Bethany

Tags Physiological monitoring

Patients/parents and providers are enthusiastic about utilizing information and communications technology to enhance treatment outcomes in...

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Health Care Sensor – Based Systems for Point of Care Monitoring and Diagnostic Applications: A Brief Survey

Tsakalakis, Michail ;   Bourbakis, Nikolaos

Tags Wearable systemsImplantable systemsPhysiological monitoring

Continuous, real-time remote monitoring through medical point - of - care (POC) systems appears to draw the interest of the scientific...

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Heart Rate Estimation from FBG Sensors Using Cepstrum Analysis and Sensor Fusion

Zhu, Yongwei ;   Foo, Siang Fook Victor ;   Hao, Jianzhong ;   Maniyeri, Jayachandran ;   Guan, Cuntai ;   Zhang, Haihong ;   Phua, Jiliang Eugene ;   Biswas, Jit

Tags Physiological monitoringOptical and photonic sensors and systems

This paper presents a method of estimating heart rate from arrays of fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors embedded in a mat. A cepstral...

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Implantable Pulse Oximetry on Subcutaneous Tissue

Theodor, Michael ;   Ruh, Dominic ;   Subramanian, Sivaraman ;   Foerster, Katharina ;   Heilmann, Claudia ;   Beyersdorf, Friedhelm ;   Plachta, Dennis T.T. ;   Manoli, Yiannos ;   Zappe, Hans ;   Seifert, Andreas

Tags Optical and photonic sensors and systemsImplantable sensorsPhysiological monitoring

Blood oxygen saturation is one of the most prominent measurement parameters in daily clinical routine. However up to now, it is not possible...

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Implanted Electrodes for Multi-Month EEG

Jochum, Thomas ;   Engdahl, Susannah ;   Kolls, Brad J. ;   Wolf, Patrick

Tags Implantable sensorsBiolelectric sensors and sensor systemsPhysiological monitoring

An implanted electroencephalogram (EEG) recorder would help diagnose infrequent seizure-like events. A proof-of-concept study quantified the...

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Investigation of Photoplethysmography and Near Infrared Spectroscopy for the Assessment of Tissue Blood Perfusion

Ysehak Abay, Tomas ;   Kyriacou, Panayiotis

Tags Physiological monitoringOptical and photonic sensors and systems

Pulse Oximetry (PO) and Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) are among the most widely adopted optical techniques for the assessment of...

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iSurgScope: A Prototype Surgical Microscope for Intraoperative Imaging of Blood Flow on iPAD

Hu, Yuqi ;   Li, Hangdao ;   Li, Yao ;   Tong, Shanbao

Tags Physiological monitoring

Abstract-We designed a prototype system of surgical microscope (or called iSurgScope) integrated with laser speckle imager and iPAD, so that...

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Leveraging Intensive Longitudinal Data to Better Understand Health Behaviors

Timms, Kevin ;   Martin, Cesar ;   Rivera, Daniel ;   Hekler, Eric ;   Riley, William

Tags New sensing techniquesWearable systemsPhysiological monitoring

Behavioral scientists have historically relied on static modeling methodologies. The rise in mobile and wearable sensors has made intensive...

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Localized BIA Identifies Structural and Pathophysiological Changes in Soft Tissue after Post-Traumatic Injuries in Soccer

Nescolarde, Lexa ;   Yanguas, Xavier ;   Lukaski, Henry ;   Rodas, Gil ;   Rosell, Javier

Tags Physiological monitoring

Localized bioimpedance (BIA) was measured with a single frequency phase-sensitive analyzer at 50 kHz in three post-traumatic types of...

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Low Cost Wireless Surface Electromyographic Signal Amplifier Based on Ieee 802.15.4 Protocol

Soares, Fabiano ;   Moura, Igor Luiz Bernardes de

Tags Biological sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoringWireless sensors and systems

It is widely known that surface electromyography plays a major role in the process of acquiring anatomical and physiological information about...

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Measurement of High-resolution Mechanical Contraction of Cardiac Muscle by Induced Eddy Current

Lee, Young-Jae ;   Lee, Kang-Hwi ;   Kang, seung-jin ;   Kim, Kyeung-Nam ;   Khang, Seonah ;   Koo, Hye-Ran ;   Ji, Sunok ;   Lee, Joo Hyeon ;   Lee, Jeong-Whan

Tags Magnetic sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoringWearable systems

There are many types of devices which help to manage a personal health conditions such as heartbeat chest belt, pedometer and smart watch....

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Measurement of Signal Use and Vehicle Turns As Indication of Driver Cognition

Wallace, Raymond Bruce ;   Goubran, Rafik A. ;   Knoefel, Frank-Dietrich

Tags Physiological monitoringNew sensing techniquesIntegrated sensor systems

This paper uses data analytics to provide a method for the measurement of a key driving task, turn signal usage as a measure of an...

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Metabolic Rate Monitoring and Weight Reduction/Management

Gouma, Pelagia-Irene ;   Alkhader, Maen ;   Stanacevic, Milutin

Tags Physiological monitoring

Engineering research may provide tools to the individual as well as to the public in general, to effectively monitor health patterns, such as...

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Metallic Glass Nanofibers in Future Hydrogel-Based Scaffolds

Banan Sadeghian, Ramin ;   Ahadian, Samad ;   Yaginuma, Shin ;   Ramon, Javier ;   Liang, Xiaobin ;   Nakajima, Ken ;   Matsue, Tomokazu ;   Nakayama, Koji ;   Khademhosseini, Ali

Tags Bio-nano technologyPhysiological monitoring

Electrically conductive reinforced hydrogels offer a wide range of applications as three-dimensional scaffolds in tissue engineering. We report...

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Method for Estimation of Structural Composition of Skin Layers Based on Light Propagation Simulation for Liposuction Applications

Song, Sangha ;   Elgezua Fernandez, Inko ;   Kobayashi, Yo ;   Fujie, Masakatsu G.

Tags Implantable systemsPhysiological monitoringOptical and photonic sensors and systems

Skin surface irregularity is the most common side effect after liposuction. To reduce this, it is necessary to devise a systematic method to...

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Modeling and Simulation of Crossing Magnetic NanoParticles through Blood Brain Barrier (BBB)

Pedram, Maysam ;   Shamloo, Amir ;   Ghafar-Zadeh, Ebrahim ;   Alasty, Aria

Tags Bio-nano technologyMicro- and nano-technologyPhysiological monitoring

Crossing the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB), despite its tight junctions, is of the great importance in a plethora of medical applications. As a...

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Modeling the Magnetic Disturbance of Pulsatile Blood Flow in a Static Magnetic Field

Atalla, Ashraf ;   Nagarkar, Kaustubh ;   Ashe, Jeffrey

Tags New sensing techniquesMagnetic sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoring

Non-invasive continuous monitoring of blood flow may be particularly valuable for early detection of different anomalies such as hypovolemia...

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Modelling and Design of a Capacitive Touch Sensor for Urinary Tract Infection Detection at the Point-Of-Care

Rodrigues Barbosa, Cátia Sofia ;   Dong, Tao

Tags New sensing techniquesBioelectric sensing methodsPhysiological monitoring

Due to great use of touchscreens in mobile telephones and other electronic devices, there has been great evolution in this technology. Its...

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Monitoring Respiration and Cardiac Activity During Sleep Using Microbend Fiber Sensor: A Clinical Study and New Algorithm

Chen, Zhihao ;   Teo, Ju Teng ;   Ng, Soon Huat ;   Yang, Xiufeng ;   Zhou, Bin ;   Zhang, Yue ;   Loo, Hwi Ping ;   Zhang, Haihong ;   Thong, Mark

Tags Physiological monitoringOptical and photonic sensors and systems

We report results from a clinical trial for monitoring respiration and cardiac activity of patients during sleep using microbend fiber sensor....

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Neonatal Heartbeat Annunciator for Use in the Developing World

Neuman, Michael ;   Le, Hoa ;   Wohlford, Elizabeth

Tags Biolelectric sensors and sensor systemsPhysiological monitoring

The majority of neonatal deaths occur in the developing countries. In many cases, unresponsive infants at birth are alive although birth...

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New Heart Rate Sensing in Sleep Using the Flexible RF Resonator

Kim, Sung Woo ;   Hong, Seung Bum ;   Kim, Deok Won ;   An, Yong-Jun ;   Yook, Jong Gwan

Tags Wearable systemsNew sensing techniquesPhysiological monitoring

A novel technology of the wrist pulse detection was suggested in this study. It was based on electromagnetic near field variation of the...

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Non-Invasive Electrohysterogram Recording Using Flexible Concentric Ring Electrode

Ye Lin, Yiyao ;   Alberola-Rubio, Jose ;   Prats-Boluda, Gema ;   Bueno-Barrachina, Jose Manuel ;   Perales, Alfredo ;   Valero, Javier ;   Desantes, Domingo ;   Garcia-Casado, Javier

Tags Biolelectric sensors and sensor systemsPhysiological monitoring

Non-invasive electrohysterogram (EHG) recording could provide valuable information about uterine dynamics. Bipolar EHG has usually been...

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Optical Analysis of Lithium Carbonate: Towards the Development of a Portable Lithium Blood Level Analyzer for Bipolar Disorder Patients

May, James ;   Hickey, Michelle ;   Triantis, Iasonas F. ;   Palazidou, Eleni ;   Kyriacou, Panayiotis

Tags Optical and photonic sensors and systemsChemical sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoring

Lithium medication is the gold standard of treatment in Bipolar Disorder patients, preventing and reducing mood swings and suicidality. However,...

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Optimising the Windkessel Model for Cardiac Output Monitoring During Changes in Vascular Tone

Charlton, Peter ;   Smith, John ;   Camporota, Luigi ;   Beale, Richard ;   Alastruey, Jordi

Tags Physiological monitoring

INTRODUCTION. Algorithms for estimating cardiac output (CO) from the arterial blood pressure wave have been observed to be inaccurate during...

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Performance Evaluation of Carbon Black Based Electrodes for Underwater ECG Monitoring

Reyes, Bersaín Alexander ;   Posada-Quintero, Hugo Fernando ;   Bales, Justin ;   Chon, Ki

Tags Biolelectric sensors and sensor systemsPhysiological monitoringBiocompatibility of implantable sensors

Underwater electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring currently uses Ag/AgCl electrodes and requires sealing of the electrodes to avoid water...

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Pronation and Supination of Children with ADHD

Kaneko, Miki ;   Iramina, Keiji

Tags Physiological monitoringWireless sensors and systems

Pronation and supination of forearms is one of diagnostic methods for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Our aim is to establish...

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Sensors and Instrumentation for Unobtrusive Sleep Quality Assessment in Autistic Children

Prakash, Punit ;   Kuehl, Phillip ;   Mcwilliams, Brogan ;   Rubenthaler, Steve ;   Schnell, Emily ;   Singleton, Gary ;   Warren, Steve

Tags Physiological monitoringIntegrated sensor systems

Little is understood about the sleep quality of children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Conventional sensors and...

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Sensors and Systems for Obesity Care and Research

Jovanov, Emil ;   Sazonov, Edward ;   Poon, Carmen CY

Tags Physiological monitoringBiological sensors and systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systems

Obesity and overweight decrease the quality and length of life and increases healthcare costs. Dramatic increase of obesity, particularly...

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Silicon Nanopore Patch Clamp for Single Ion Channel Measurements

Plucinski, Lisa ;   Chen, Yi ;   Liu, Logan

Tags Bio-nano technologyPhysiological monitoring

Here we present a silicon nanopore planar patch clamp. Using this device, we have obtained single ion channel activity recordings from human...

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System-Level Design of an RFID Sweat Electrolyte Sensor Patch

Rose, Daniel ;   Hou, Linlin ;   Ratterman, Michael ;   Papautsky, Ian ;   Heikenfeld, Jason

Tags Biological sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoringLow power, wireless sensing methods

Wearable digital health devices are dominantly found in rigid form factors such as bracelets and pucks. An adhesive RFID sensor bandage...

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The Kunming CalFit Study: Modeling Dietary Behavioral Patterns Using Smartphone Data

Seto, Edmund ;   Hua, Jenna ;   Wu, Lemuel ;   Bestick, Aaron ;   Shia, Victor ;   Eom, Sue ;   Han, Jay ;   Wang, May ;   Li, Yan

Tags Physiological monitoringMechanical sensors and systemsNew sensing techniques

Human behavioral interventions aimed at improving health can benefit from objective wearable sensor data and mathematical models....

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Thermal Effect of Dielectrophoresis Manipulation on Cerebrospinal Fluid

Miled, Amine

Tags Physiological monitoringImplantable systemsImplantable technologies

This paper presents an investigation on thermal effects of dielectrophoresis on cerebrospinal fluid. This study shows how temperature is...

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Toward Using Alpha and Theta Brain Waves to Quantify Programmer Expertise

Crk, Igor ;   Kluthe, Timothy

Tags Physiological monitoring

Empirical studies of programming language learnability and usability have thus far depended on indirect measures of human cognitive...

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Tracking Gaze While Walking on a Treadmill: Spatial Accuracy and Limits of Use of a Stationary Remote Eye-Tracker

Serchi, Valeria ;   Peruzzi, Agnese ;   Cereatti, Andrea ;   Della Croce, Ugo

Tags Optical and photonic sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoring

Inaccurate visual sampling and foot placement may lead to unsafe walking. Virtual environments, challenging obstacle negotiation, may be used to...

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Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in a Child Radius Model

Matsuura, Yuka ;   Mano, Isao ;   Nagatani, Yoshiki ;   Matsukawa, Mami

Tags Physiological monitoring

The safe and non invasive evaluation of children's bone growth is an important issue. Ultrasonic bone densitometry usually measures long...

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Validation of a Closed-Loop Sensory Stimulation Technique for Selective Sleep Restriction in Mice

Yaghouby, Farid ;   Schildt, Christopher ;   Donohue, Kevin ;   O'Hara, Bruce ;   Sunderam, Sridhar

Tags Physiological monitoringMechanical sensors and systems

Experimental manipulation of sleep in rodents is an important tool for analyzing the mechanisms of sleep and related disorders in humans. Sleep...

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Voltage Compensation Based Calibration Measurement of 3D-Acceleration Transducer in Fall Detection System for the Elderly

Zheng, Li ;   Wang, Lu ;   He, Dianning ;   Geng, Ning ;   Xu, Lisheng ;   Guan, Dejun ;   Geng, Ping

Tags Biological sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoringWearable systems

The fall detection algorithm, which can recognize the fall condition of human body by collecting the acceleration variation in different...

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