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Wearable Monitoring Systems

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ISBN-13:
9781441973849
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
296
Autor:
Annalisa Bonfiglio
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book’s coverage spans all scientific and technological areas that define wearable monitoring systems, from sensors to user interfaces. It uses a diverse collection of applications to illustrate the principles and practices introduced.

As diverse as tomorrow’s society constituent groups may be, they will share the common requirements that their life should become safer and healthier, offering higher levels of effectiveness, communication and personal freedom. The key common part to all potential solutions fulfilling these requirements is wearable embedded systems, with longer periods of autonomy, offering wider functionality, more communication possibilities and increased computational power. As electronic and information systems on the human body, their role is to collect relevant physiological information, and to interface between humans and local and/or global information systems. Within this context, there is an increasing need for applications in diverse fields, from health to rescue to sport and even remote activities in space, to have real-time access to vital signs and other behavioral parameters for personalized healthcare, rescue operation planning, etc. This book’s coverage will span all scientific and technological areas that define wearable monitoring systems, including sensors, signal processing, energy, system integration, communications, and user interfaces. Six case studies will be used to illustrate the principles and practices introduced.
Sensors.- Energy harvesting.- Wireless communication systems.- Integration.- On-board signal processing.- Future directions.- User interfaces.- Application to wellness and fitness.- Application to Rehabilitation.- Application to Emergency response.- Application to diagnostic monitoring.- Application to aerospace.- Commercial perspectives for wearable electronics.