ARTSENSTouch – A Portable Device for Evaluation of Carotid Artery Stiffness

Joseph, Jayaraj ;   T, Aryasree ;   Radhakrishnan, Ravikumar ;   Sivaprakasam, Mohanasankar

Tags Verification and validationCardiovascular assessment and diagnostic technologies

Arterial stiffness is recognized as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular events and has potential in vascular screening. We have...

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Characterization of Wrist-Wearable Activity Measurement using Whole Body Calorimetry in Semi-Free Living Conditions

Amor, James ;   Hattersley, John G. ;   Barber, Thomas M. ;   James, Christopher

Tags Physiological monitoring devicesAmbulatory and ADL technologiesVerification and validation

Physical activity (PA) is a significant factor in a number of health conditions and monitoring PA can play a significant role in the treatment...

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Implementation of Smart Phone Video Plethysmography and Dependence on Lighting Parameters

Fletcher, Richard Ribon ;   Chamberlain, Daniel ;   Paggi, Nicholas ;   Deng, Xinyue

Tags Physiological monitoring devicesPlethysmographyCardiovascular assessment and diagnostic technologies

The remote measurement of heart rate and heart rate variability via a digital camera (video plethysmography) has emerged as an area of...

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Monitoring Physiology and Behavior using Android in Phobias

Cruz, Telmo ;   Bras, Susana ;   Soares, Sandra ;   Fernandes, José Maria

Tags Wellness monitoring technologiesPersonalized therapeutic devices and emergency response systems

In this paper, we present an Android-based system Application – AWARE – for the assessment of the person’s physiology and behavior outside...

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Novel Textile Systems for the Continuous Monitoring of Vital Signals: Design and Characterization

Trindade, Isabel ;   Martins, Frederico ;   Dias, Rúben ;   Oliveira, Cristina ;   Machado da Silva, José

Tags Design and developmentCardiovascular assessment and diagnostic technologiesBiofeedback and related technologies

In this article we present a smart textile system for the continuous monitoring of cardiorespiratory signals, produced and integrated with an...

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Unconstrained Detection of Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's Disease Patients using Smartphone

Kim, Hanbyul ;   Lee, Hong Ji ;   Lee, Woongwoo ;   Kwon, Sungjun ;   Kim, Sang Kyong ;   Jeon, Hyo Seon ;   Park, Hyeyoung ;   Shin, Chae Won ;   Yi, WonJin ;   Jeon, Beom S. ;   Park, Kwang S.

Tags Ambulatory and ADL technologiesWellness monitoring technologiesHealth technology management and assessment

Freezing of gait (FOG) is a common motor impairment to suffer an inability to walk, experienced by Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients. FOG...

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