Wearable Sensors

Wearable Sensors

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Written by industry experts, this book aims to provide you with an understanding of how to design and work with wearable sensors. Together these insights provide the first single source of information on wearable sensors that would be a valuable addition to the library of any engineer interested in this field. Wearable Sensors covers a wide variety of topics associated with the development and application of various wearable sensors. It also provides an overview and coherent summary of many aspects of current wearable sensor technology. Both industry professionals and academic researchers will benefit from this comprehensive reference which contains the most up-to-date information on the advancement of lightweight hardware, energy harvesting, signal processing, and wireless communications and networks. Practical problems with smart fabrics, biomonitoring and health informatics are all addressed, plus end user centric design, ethical and safety issues. Provides the first comprehensive resource of all currently used wearable devices in an accessible and structured manner. Helps engineers manufacture wearable devices with information on current technologies, with a focus on end user needs and recycling requirements. Combines the expertise of professionals and academics in one practical and applied source.Optical monitoring of HR has been recently introduced as an alternative to overcome especially the usability and user ... Figure 8 shows an example of two optical HR monitors (forearm-located Scoschea#39;s RHYTHM and wrist-located Mio Alpha)anbsp;...

Title:Wearable Sensors
Author:Edward Sazonov, Michael R Neuman
Publisher:Elsevier - 2014-08-14


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