Pervasive and Mobile Sensing and Computing for Healthcare

Pervasive and Mobile Sensing and Computing for Healthcare

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The pervasive healthcare system focus towards achieving two specific goals: the availability of eHealth applications and medical information anywhere and anytime and the invisibility of computing. Furthermore, pervasive health system encompasses new types of sensing and communication of health information as well as new type of interactions among health providers and people, among patients, among patients and researchers and patients and corporations. This book aims at promoting the discussion on current trends in technologies and concepts that help integrate health monitoring and healthcare more seamlessly to our everyday lives, regardless of space and time, but also present cutting edge perspectives and visions to highlight future development. The book presents not only the state of the art technologies and solutions to tackle the critical challenges faced by the building and development of the pervasive health system but also potential impact on society at social, medical and technological level.... to the HMI, generally expressed by smartphone or tablet computer (e.g. HTC Desire and a Toshiba Folio were already used). ... In Figure 17.a. is presented the Android OS application main menu that is used to select the vital signs and motor activity monitoring interfaces. ... visualized in a graphical display while the Figure 17.c includes the acceleration values evolution during the daily motor activity.

Title:Pervasive and Mobile Sensing and Computing for Healthcare
Author:Subhas Mukhopadhyay, Octavian A. Postolache
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-09-14


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