A Finger-Worn Ultrasound Probe for Point-of-Care Applications

Corbett, Scott S. ;   Schutz, Ronald W. ;   Okies, J. Edward

Tags Wearable sensorsWireless sensors and device controlImaging

We report on the SonicEye® ultrasound probe, a high frequency, linear ultrasound probe worn on the finger. The form factor of the probe...

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A Handsfree Communication Solution for Wearable Devices

Sun, Yixin ;   Tao, Yudong ;   Hu, Zhi ;   Fan, Hao ;   Wang, Yuwei

Tags Wireless sensors and device controlWearable sensorsWireless communications, networking and cloud computing

With the increasing needs for frequent instant communications, it becomes attractive to create an assistive device to facilitate software...

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A Handy Device for Patellar Tendon Reflex Test

Mamizuka, Naotaka ;   Ohtaki, Yasuaki

Tags Sensor reliability and data validationPOC technologiesWearable sensors

This study presents advanced measurement equipment which aimed at quantitative assessment of the patellar tendon reflex (PTR) in clinical...

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A Model of Packet Loss in the Bluetooth Low Energy Component of a Wearable Body Area Network Caused by Interference from a Residential Microwave Oven

Barge, William ;   Chou, Te-Shun ;   Lin, Yuetong ;   Ozan, Erol

Tags Body sensor networksWireless communications, networking and cloud computingWearable sensors

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States. Advances in wireless technology have made possible the remote...

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A Real-Time Robust Fall Detection System using a Wireless Gait Analysis Sensor and an Artificial Neural Network

Nukala, Bhargava Teja ;   Shibuya, Naohiro ;   Rodriguez, Amanda ;   Tsay, Jerry ;   Nguyen, Tam ;   Zupancic, Steven ;   Lie, Donald Yu-Chun

Tags Wireless sensors and device controlBody sensor networksWearable sensors

This paper describes our custom-designed wireless gait analysis sensor (WGAS) system developed and tested for real-time fall detection. The...

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Balance Analysis of One Leg Stance for Older Adults with Inertial Measurement Units

Kong, Weisheng ;   Sessa, Salvatore ;   Magistro, Daniele ;   Zhang, Di ;   Imtiaz, Usama ;   Cosentino, Sarah ;   Zecca, Massimiliano ;   Ishii, Hiroyuki ;   Takeuchi, Hikaru ;   Kawashima, Ryuta ;   Takanishi, Atsuo

Tags Data mining, analysis and machine learningMulti-sensor data fusion and analysisWearable sensors

Decreasing balance ability in older adults increases the risk of falls. According to the literature, two balance strategies are revealed, ankle...

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Bluetooth Low Energy for Wearable Sensor-Based Healthcare Systems

Lu, Jiang ;   Zhang, Ting ;   Hu, Fei ;   Hao, Qi

Tags Wireless communications, networking and cloud computingWearable sensorsBody sensor networks

Wearable sensor-based healthcare systems have drawn a lot of attention from the scientific community and the industry during the past...

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Body-Worn Fully-Passive Wireless Analog Sensors for Physiological Signal Capture through Load Modulation using Resistive Transducers

Consul Pacareu, Sergi ;   Arellano, David ;   Morshed, Bashir

Tags Body sensor networksWearable sensorsWireless sensors and device control

Fully-passive wireless body-sensors pose viable solutions for unobtrusive monitoring of physiological signals at natural settings. While...

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Breath Sounds Analysis for Asthma Monitoring: A Method for Automated Detection of Flow Events from Tracheal Recordings

Christensen, Matthew ;   Leitner, Evan ;   Levy, Benjamin ;   Sathiyamoorthy, Bharath ;   Burke, David ;   Sisson, Thomas

Tags Wearable sensorsCritical challenges in remote diagnosis and patient managementPreventive medicine

Asthma patients often have trouble gaining control of their disease because there is no optimal and reliable method to monitor their...

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Clinical Validation of a Wrist Actigraphy Mobile Health Device for Sleep Efficiency Analysis

Bhagat, Yusuf ;   Choi, Byunghun ;   Kim, Do Yoon ;   Cho, Jaegeol ;   Black, Ryan ;   Foster, Gregory ;   Kim, Insoo

Tags POC technologiesmHealthWearable sensors

Sleep-wake cycle activity monitoring or actigraphy is an essential tool in sleep research and sleep medicine. In this paper, we investigated the...

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Clothing-Embedded ECG Monitor: A Light-Weight Continuous Vital Signal Monitoring System

Periyaswamy, Thamizhisai ;   Slack, Kaitlin ;   Maifert, Aleisha

Tags Wearable sensorsMedical devicesmHealth

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Energy Expenditure Estimation in Boys with Duchene Muscular Dystrophy using Accelerometer and Heart Rate Sensors

Pande, Amit ;   Casazza, Gretchen ;   Nicorici, Alina ;   Seto, Edmund ;   Miyamoto, Sheridan ;   Lange, Matthew ;   Abresch, Richard Ted ;   Mohapatra, Prasant ;   Han, Jay

Tags Wearable sensorsData mining, analysis and machine learningMulti-sensor data fusion and analysis

Accurate Energy Expenditure (EE) Estimation is very important to monitor physical activity of healthy and disabled population. In this work, we...

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Extending the Lifetime of Implantable Intraocular Pressure Sensor

Araci, Ismail Emre ;   Quake, Stephen ;   Mandel, Yossi ;   Su, Baolong

Tags Medical DevicesWearable sensorsclinical decision support systems

We have designed and fabricated passive intraocular pressure sensors with 1 mm Hg limit of detection for the diagnosis and management of...

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Four Years Old Children's Physical Activity: Can We Confirm the Difference of Physical Activity Due to the Difference of Educational Program?

Shirouzu, Shigenori ;   Shirouzu, Eiko ;   Fujitani, Shinobu ;   Katayama, Sotetsu ;   Masaki, Takeo ;   Sugano, HIsanobu ;   Seno, Yumeka

Tags POC diagnosticsPOC technologiesWearable sensors

We have developed wearable (size: 40×39×8mm, weight: 14g) acceleration and ECG measuring device which can measure physical activity (PA)...

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Four Years Old Children's Sleep: What Can We Obtain by using Wearable Measuring Devices at their Home?

Shirouzu, Shigenori ;   Shirouzu, Eiko ;   Fujitani, Shinobu ;   Katayama, Sotetsu ;   Masaki, Takeo ;   Sugano, HIsanobu

Tags POC technologiesPOC diagnosticsWearable sensors

We have developed a sleep measuring system which can measure any subject at any pace. This system is consisted with wearable (size:...

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Gait Characterization of Pre and Postoperative Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Utilizing a Body-Mounted Inertial Measurement Unit

Ohtaki, Yasuaki ;   Mamizuka, Naotaka

Tags Wearable sensorsPOC diagnosticsPOC technologies

A quantitative evaluation of gait characteristics in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) was presented. Our method used a miniature...

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Integrated Measurement System for Amputee Gait Analysis: A Pilot Study

Schuy, Jochen ;   Rinderknecht, Stephan

Tags Wireless sensors and device controlWearable sensorsMedical devices

This paper presents a new direct measurement system which enable an amputee gait assessment independent of location, not restricted in...

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Long-term Remote Monitoring of Vital Signs using a Wireless Patch Sensor

Selvaraj, Nandakumar

Tags Medical devicesSensor reliability and data validationWearable sensors

Remote monitoring and wearable technologies could help to effectively manage health, monitor safety and reduce the staggering health care...

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Measuring Gait Symmetry in Children with Cerebral Palsy using the SmartShoe

Zhang, Ting ;   Lu, Jiang ;   Taub, Ed ;   Uswatte, Gitendra ;   Sazonov, Edward

Tags Wearable sensorsPOC technologiesIntegration of POC in healthcare

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of non-progressive neuro developmental conditions occurring in early childhood that causes movement disorders...

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Metabolic Energy Expenditure Estimation using a Position-Agnostic Wearable Sensor System

Dong, Bo ;   Montoye, Alexander ;   Biswas, Subir, Kumar ;   Pfeiffer, Karin

Tags Data mining, analysis and machine learningBody sensor networksWearable sensors

This paper presents an energy expenditure estimation method that uses a wearable accelerometer sensor, but does not rely on a priori...

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Non-Invasive Monitoring of Eating Behavior using Spectrogram Analysis in a Wearable Necklace

Alshurafa, Nabil ;   Kalantarian, Haik ;   Pourhomayoun, Mohammad ;   Sarin, Shruti ;   Liu, Jason Jun Hing ;   Sarrafzadeh, Majid

Tags Wearable sensorsBody sensor networksmHealth

Food intake levels, hydration, chewing and swallowing rate, and dietary choices are all factors known to impact one's health. This paper...

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Relating Sensor-Based Tremor Metrics to a Conventional Clinical Scale

Western, David ;   Neild, Simon ;   Hyde, Richard ;   Jones, Rosemary ;   Davies-Smith, Angela

Tags Wearable sensorsSensor reliability and data validationClinical decision support systems

Clinical scales based on visual observation are routinely used to assess pathological tremors, informing diagnoses and treatment selection....

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Sensor Network for Extended Health Monitoring of Hospital Patients

Gonnot, Thomas ;   Yi, Won-Jae ;   Monsef, Ehsan ;   Govindan, Pramod ;   Saniie, Jafar

Tags Infrastructure independent careBody sensor networksWearable sensors

Modern hospitals are equipped with a variety of medical devices for the care of the patients. A particular group of devices are the ones...

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Sit to Stand Sensing using Wearable IMUs based on Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy and Kalman Filter

Nour, Omar ;   Ramadan, Ahmed ;   Sessa, Salvatore ;   Rashad, Ahmed ;   Abo-Ismail, Ahmed ;   Zecca, Massimiliano ;   Kobayashi, Yo ;   Takanishi, Atsuo ;   Fujie, Masakatsu G.

Tags Wearable sensorsMulti-sensor data fusion and analysis

This paper present a method for measuring the posture of a human body during different phases of sit to stand motion using inertial...

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Support Vector Regression for METs of Exergaming Actions

Mortazavi, Bobak ;   Pourhomayoun, Mohammad ;   Alshurafa, Nabil ;   Chronley, Michael ;   Lee, Sunghoon Ivan ;   Roberts, Christian K ;   Sarrafzadeh, Majid

Tags Wearable sensorsSensor reliability and data validationBody sensor networks

Sedentary behavior is a root cause of several chronic conditions affecting health of adults and children in the United States and worldwide....

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