A Closed-Loop Inductive Power Control System for an Instrumented Strain Sensing Tibial Implant

Hao, Shiying ;   Taylor, Steve

Tags Implantable sensorsPortable miniaturized systemsWireless sensors and systems

Inductively-powered implantable biomedical devices are widely used nowadays, however the power variations due to the coil misalignment can...

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A Low-Cost, Open-Source, Wireless Electrophysiology System

Ghomashchi, Ali ;   Zheng, Zhou ;   Majaj, Najib ;   Trumpis, Michael ;   Kiorpes, Lynne ;   Viventi, Jonathan

Tags Low power, wireless sensing methodsWireless sensors and systemsImplantable systems

Many experiments in neuroscience require or would benefit tremendously from a wireless neural recording system. However, commercially available...

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A Paraeducator Glove for Counting Disabled-Child Behaviors that Incorporates a Bluetooth Low Energy Wireless Link to a Smart Phone

Luan, Shiwei ;   Gude, Dana ;   Prakash, Punit ;   Warren, Steve

Tags Wearable systemsWireless sensors and systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systems

Behavior tracking with severely disabled children can be a challenge, since dealing directly with a child's behavior is more immediately pressing...

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A Portable Multi-Channel Wireless NIRS Device for Muscle Activity Real-Time Monitoring

Yao, Pengfei ;   Guo, Weichao ;   Sheng, Xinjun ;   Zhang, Dingguo ;   Zhu, Xiangyang

Tags Optical and photonic sensors and systemsWireless sensors and systemsPortable miniaturized systems

Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a relative new technology in monitoring muscle oxygenation and hemo- dynamics. This paper presents a...

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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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Ambulatory Measurement of Foot Kinematics Using Wearable Ultrasonic Sensors

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

Tags Body sensor networks and telemetric systemsWireless sensors and systemsAcoustic sensors and systems

In this paper, an ultrasonic-based system for foot parameters measurement is proposed and investigated. An extended Kalman filter is used to...

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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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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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Characterization of Simple Wireless Neurostimulators and Sensors

Gulick, Daniel ;   Towe, Bruce

Tags Wireless sensors and systemsBiolelectric sensors and sensor systemsImplantable systems

A single diode with a wireless power source and electrodes can act as an implantable stimulator or sensor. We have built such devices using RF...

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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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Coupled Archimedean Spirals As Passive Wireless Force Sensors Exhibit Linear Frequency Shifts with Strain

Drazan, John ;   Gunko, Aleksandra ;   Dion, Matthew ;   Abdoun, Omar ;   Connor, Kenneth ;   Cady, Nathaniel ;   Ledet, Eric

Tags Implantable sensorsWireless sensors and systemsImplantable technologies

We have developed a new passive wireless force sensor for biomedical applications. The sensor is a passive LC resonator comprised only of a...

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Development of Far-Field RF Energy Harvesting Systems

Newman, Olivia ;   Mei, Henry ;   Irazoqui, Pedro

Tags Implantable systemsImplantable technologiesWireless sensors and systems

This study explores three antennas and two rectifier designs for far-field RF powering for use in implantable devices to enable...

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Implementation of a Simple Smart House System Composed of a Smartphone, a Simple Brain-Computer Interface, Near Field Communication, and a Gesture Sensor Using ECHONET Lite

Horie, Ryota ;   Kawai, Nobuki ;   Saeki, Shunichi ;   Yang, JiaChen

Tags Portable miniaturized systemsWireless sensors and systemsIntegrated sensor systems

In this paper, we proposed and reported implementation of a simple smart house system as a life support system composed of a simple...

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Inertial Measurements of Free-Living Activities: Assessing Mobility to Predict Falls

Wang, Kejia ;   Lovell, Nigel H. ;   Del Rosario, Michael Benjamin ;   Liu, Ying ;   Wang, Jingjing ;   Narayanan, Michael Ravi ;   Brodie, Matthew Andrew Dalhousie ;   Delbaere, Kim ;   Menant, Jasmine ;   Lord, Stephen ;   Redmond, Stephen James

Tags Wearable systemsWireless sensors and systems

An exploratory analysis was conducted into how simple features, from acceleration at the lower back and ankle during simulated free-living...

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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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Internet of Personal Monitoring Things

Abraham, Jose

Tags Wearable systemsNew sensing techniquesWireless sensors and systems

Internet of Personal Monitoring Things (IoPMT) is evolving as a network of intelligent wearable sensors that monitor human health and...

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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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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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Miniaturizing RFID for Magnamosis

Jiang, Hao ;   Chen, Shi Jie ;   Kish, Shad ;   Loh, Lok Kee ;   Zhang, Jun Min ;   Kwiat, Dillon ;   Harrison, Michael ;   Roy, Shuvo ;   Zhang, Xiaorong

Tags Implantable systemsImplantable sensorsWireless sensors and systems

Anastomosis is a common surgical procedure using staples or sutures in an open or laparoscopic surgery. A more effective and much less...

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Modeling the Effects of Biological Tissue on RF Propagation from a Wrist-Worn Device

Wilson, Jared David ;   Blanco, Justin ;   Mazar, Scott ;   Bly, Mark

Tags Low power, wireless sensing methodsWireless sensors and systemsWearable systems

Many wireless devices in common use today are worn either on or in close proximity to the body. Among them are a growing number of...

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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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Passive Wireless Platforms for Chemical-Biological Sensors

Wang, Weisong ;   Patterson, Mark ;   Subramanyam, Guru

Tags Chemo/bio-sensing techniquesWireless sensors and systemsPortable miniaturized systems

This paper presents passive wireless sensor platforms for detecting chemical or biological agents. Both platforms use an interrogator to...

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Permanent Magnetic Materials for Medical Applications

Kurtz, Kevin ;   Guthrie, Michael

Tags Wireless sensors and systemsImplantable sensorsMagnetic sensors and systems

As the medical field has advanced, so too has their tools. This paper will discuss several permanent magnetic materials and some example...

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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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Real-Time Visual and Quantitative Feedback of Gait Parameters from a Wearable Sensor System

Marion, Mary Susan ;   Wright, Henry ;   Lenoir, Kevin ;   Zahradka, Nicole ;   Sazonov, Edward ;   Richards, James ;   Lee, Samuel

Tags Wireless sensors and systemsPortable miniaturized systemsWearable systems

Wireless wearable inertial sensors provide the opportunity to monitor gait in real-time in different environments, but their usefulness can be...

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Recognition of Gait Impairment and Data Analysis for Parkinson's Patients Using Low-Cost Sensor Based Embedded System

Mitra, Rupendra Nath ;   Das, Piyali ;   Espay, Alberto ;   Agrawal, Dharma P

Tags Wireless sensors and systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systemsWearable systems

This paper reports a smart pair of shoe soles consisting of pressure sensors, Infrared (IR) sensors to monitor the freezing of gait (FoG)....

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Remote Powering Platform for Implantable Sensor Systems at 2.45 GHz

Kazanc, Onur ;   Yilmaz, Gurkan ;   Maloberti, Franco ;   Dehollain, Catherine

Tags Wireless sensors and systemsImplantable systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systems

Far-field remotely powered sensor systems enable long distance operation for low-power sensor systems. In this work, we demonstrate a...

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Single Chip Interrogation System for a Smart Shoe Wireless Transponder

Sheibani, Shahrzad ;   Roshan, Meisam ;   Huang, Haiying ;   Banerjee, Bhaskar ;   Henderson, Rashaunda

Tags Wireless sensors and systemsIntegrated sensor systemsLow power, wireless sensing methods

The objective of this paper is to design a wireless transponder for antenna-based sensors that can be used to simultaneously measure shear...

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Smartphone Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Yu, Hojeong ;   Tan, Yafang ;   Cunningham, Brian

Tags Portable miniaturized systemsWireless sensors and systemsLow power, wireless sensing methods

We demonstrate the first use of smartphone spectrophotometry for readout of fluorescence-based biological assays with 10-pM detection limit....

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The Importance of Behavior Theory in Control System Modeling of Physical Activity Sensor Data

Riley, William ;   Martin, Cesar ;   Rivera, Daniel

Tags Wireless sensors and systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systems

Among health behaviors, physical activity has the most extensive record of research using passive sensors. Control systems and other system...

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Towards a Wireless Optical Stimulation System for Long Term In-Vivo Experiments

Mirbozorgi, Seyedabdollah ;   Ameli, Reza ;   Sawan, Mohamad ;   Gosselin, Benoit

Tags Wireless sensors and systemsImplantable technologiesWearable systems

This paper presents our recent progresses towards the development of a wirelessly powered head mountable optical stimulator for enabling...

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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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