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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A Transdisciplinary Approach to Wearables, Big Data and Quality of Life

Park, Sungmee ;   Jayaraman, Sundaresan

Tags Personal health systemsBody sensor networksKnowledge discovery and management

Today, the term "wearable" goes beyond the traditional definition of clothing; it refers to an accessory that enables personalized mobile...

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A UWB Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Device

Thotahewa, Kasun ;   Redouté, Jean-Michel ;   Yuce, Mehmet

Tags Body sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsPersonal health systems

Wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) presents many advantages over traditional wired endoscopic methods. The performance of WCE devices can be...

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A WBAN Based Cableless ECG Acquisition System

Pan, Rui ;   Chua, Dingjuan ;   Shankar, Jaya ;   Xu, Yong Ping

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsMobile and wearable technologies for elderlyBody sensor networks

A Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) based 3-lead cableless electrocardiography (ECG) acquisition system is described. To enable truly...

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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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An Ultra-Wideband Wire Spiral Antenna for In-Body Communications Using Different Material Matching Layers

Khaleghi, Ali ;   Balasingham, Ilangko ;   Chavez-Santiago, Raul

Tags Personalised healthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsBody sensor networks

In this work an ultra-wideband wire antenna was designed and fabricated for transmitting/receiving signals to/from inside the human body. The...

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Co-Variation of Depressive Mood and Spontaneous Physical Activity Evaluated by Ecological Momentary Assessment in Major Depressive Disorder

Kim, Jinhyuk ;   Nakamura, Toru ;   Kikuchi, Hiroe ;   Yoshiuchi, Kazuhiro ;   Yamamoto, Yoshiharu

Tags Body sensor networksPersonalised healthMobile health

The objective evaluation of depressive mood is thought to be useful for the diagnosis and treatment of depressive disorders. Thus, we...

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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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Comparison of Arrhythmia Prevalence in NUVANT Mobile Cardiac Telemetry System Patients in the US and India

Engel, Jonathan ;   Chakravarthy, Niranjan ;   Nosbush, Grant ;   Fogoros, Richard ;   Chavan, Abhi

Tags Data miningBody sensor networksMobile health

The Corventis NUVANTâ„¢ Mobile Cardiac Telemetry System provides continuous monitoring of symptomatic and asymptomatic cardiac abnormalities to...

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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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Distance Bounded Energy Detecting Ultra-Wideband Impulse Radio Secure Protocol

Hedin, Daniel ;   Kollmann, Daniel ;   Gibson, Paul ;   Riehle, Timothy H ;   Seifert, Gregory John

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsBody sensor networksTelemedicine

We present a demonstration of a novel protocol for secure transmissions on a Ultra-wideband impulse radio that includes distance bounding....

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Energy-efficient Adaptive Modulation in Wireless Communication for Implanted Medical Devices

Qiu, Yinyue ;   Haley, David ;   Chen, Ying

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsBody sensor networks

In contrast to conventional wireless communication which takes place over the air, Radio Frequency (RF) communication through the human body...

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Foot-Mounted Inertial Measurement Unit for Activity Classification

Ghobadi, Mostafa ;   Esfahani, Ehsan

Tags Personal health systemsBody sensor networksData mining

This paper proposes a classification technique for daily base activity recognition for human monitoring during physical therapy in home. The...

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High Performance Flexible Electronics for Biomedical Devices

Salvatore, Giovanni Antonio ;   Munzenrieder, Niko ;   Petti, Luisa ;   Zysset, Christoph ;   Kinkeldei, Thomas ;   Troster, Gerhard

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsPersonal health systemsBody sensor networks

Plastic electronics is soft, deformable and lightweight and it is suitable for the realization of devices which can form an intimate interface...

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Implementation of a Smartphone As a Wireless Gyroscope Application for the Quantification of Reflex Response

LeMoyne, Robert ;   Mastroianni, Timothy

Tags Mobile healthBody sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

The patellar tendon reflex constitutes a fundamental aspect of the conventional neurological evaluation. Dysfunctional characteristics of the...

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Implementation of a Smartphone for Evaluating Gait Characteristics of a Trans-Tibial Prosthesis

LeMoyne, Robert ;   Mastroianni, Timothy

Tags Mobile healthBody sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

Smartphone applications have been demonstrated for their capacity to measure gait in functionally autonomous environments beyond the...

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Matching Layer for Path Loss Reduction in Ultra Wideband Implant Communications

Chavez-Santiago, Raul ;   Khaleghi, Ali ;   Balasingham, Ilangko

Tags Personalised healthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsBody sensor networks

Real-time monitoring of various physiological signals is of utmost importance for the treatment of chronic conditions. Radio technology can...

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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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Novel Joint TOA/RSSI-Based WCE Location Tracking Method without Prior Knowledge of Biological Human Body Tissues

Ito, Takahiro ;   Anzai, Daisuke ;   Wang, Jianqing

Tags Body sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

This paper proposes a novel joint time of arrival (TOA)/received signal strength indicator (RSSI)-based wireless capsule endoscope (WCE)...

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Peak Misdetection in Heart-Beat-Based Security: Characterization and Tolerance

Seepers, Robert Mark ;   Strydis, Christos ;   Peris-Lopez, Pedro ;   Sourdis, Ioannis ;   De Zeeuw, Chris I.

Tags Mobile healthBody sensor networks

The Inter-Pulse-Interval (IPI) of heart beats has previously been suggested for security in mobile health (mHealth) applications. In IPI-based...

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Performance Evaluation on FPGA-Implemented UWB-IR Receiver for In-Body to Out-Of-Body Communication Systems

Shimizu, Yuto ;   Anzai, Daisuke ;   Wang, Jianqing

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsBody sensor networks

In order to design an optimized transceiver structure of ultra wideband (UWB) transmission in in-body to out-of-body communications, it is...

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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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Task Independent Identification of Sensor Location on Upper Limb from Orientation Data

Lambrecht, Stefan ;   Romero, Juan ;   Benito-Leon, Julian ;   Rocon, Eduardo ;   Pons, Jose Luis

Tags Mobile healthBody sensor networksMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

In this paper we describe a novel method for sensor placement identification, and demonstrate the effectiveness of this method on an upper...

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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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