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Human Health Behavior Detection using Bio Sensors and Classification by Wearable Tags in Smart Spaces
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Internet of Things(Iot), RF Identification (RFID), Sensors, Wearable Sensors. INTRODUCTION Medical information technologies are used by healthcare workers to enhance operation efficiency and reduce their workload.

U-Wear: Software-Defined Ultrasonic Networking for Wearable Devices
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ABSTRACT Wearable medical sensing devices with wireless capabilities have become the cornerstone of many revolutionary digital health applications that promise to predict and treat major diseases by acquiring and processing health information.

The Wearable Level for Wearable Devices
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Wearable computing device for secure control of physiological sensors and medical devices, with secure storage of medical records, and bio impedance biometric

Attribute-Based Encryption Scheme considering Wearable Context
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of personal information. In the real world, especially for wearable context with the medical information communicating, the diversified contexts need to be considered to apply the Attribute-Based Encryption. However, it is hard

A sensor fusion wearable health-monitoring system with haptic feedback
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a wearable multi parameter medical monitoring and alert system, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine,

Low-Noise Ring Amplifier with Thermal Noise Cancellation
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healthy diet and lifestyle. Some wearable medical devices are able to record heartbeat and blood pressure. We focus on wearable or implantable medical device segment because this segment is sensitive to power consumption.

A Soft, Wearable, Quantitative Ankle Diagnostic Device
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Approximately 27,000 inversion ankle sprains occur every day in the US . Regardless of the type of sprain, returning to work or sport prematurely is the primary cause for continued ankle disability [1]. Approximately 50% of people who have an acute ankle injury will re-

Responder Technology Alert Monthly (December 2014)
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Product link: Source: Organic electronics could lead to cheap, wearable medical sensors. UC Berkeley News Center. organic-electronics-cheap-wearable-medical-sensors/ Photo

Integration of Wearable Monitoring Device and Android Smartphone Apps for u-Healthcare Monitoring System.
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Wireless devices like bathroom scales and blood pressure monitors programmed to communicate with a smartphone can alert an individual with heart failure and his or her medical team that trouble is brewing. Wearable sensors that constantly track the heart rate or rhythm

Improving Public Health Multidimensional Services through the Use of Smart Cloud Model
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monitoring and modeling services. There are still some controversies of wearable medical devices in China currently; thereby we will use it on the healthy people's daily health monitoring. The wearable device sensory data optimized for ambient-energy harvesting devices, increasingly powerful hand held and mobile devices (such as smart- phones and tablets), wearable medical equipment, vision systems, gaming con- soles, interactive Internet applications in cloud data centers and warehouse

Personalized Service Model for Sharing Medical Devices in IoT Health Platform
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or wearable devices can create opportunities for new services and businesses. Accordingly, this paper proposed a service model that allows user recognition function and transmits/manages the measured data to a healthcare service platform when simple medical devices such

Application of a Textile-based Inductive Sensor for the Vital Sign Monitoring
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Smart wearable systems for

Survey on Empirical Channel Models for WBAN.
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Medical BAN consists of implant devices and wearable medical systems to measure the health status of human body. Since the system requirement for varying applications are different. So medical BAN can be classified as: Wearable BAN Implantable BAN

Soft Wearable Orthotic Device for Assisting Kicking Motion in Developmentally Delayed Infants
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Cerebral palsy is diagnosed in 1 out of 3000 people in the US Nearly half of affected children have a limited ability to crawl and walk and a majority of them rely on the use of assistive devices for mobility [1]. Exploratory kicking motion in infants is essential for

A Roadmap to Design and Analysis of Wearable ECG Monitoring System
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The collected measurement data will be processed using specially designed software, which will help sending a medical record of the patient to an electronic device in the acquisition of the physician Keywords: Wearable ECG, Signal Averaging, Baseline Drift, Matched Filtering

Secure and Energy Efficient Transmission of ECG Signals in Wearable Sensor Networksׁ Survey
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Figure 2 Wearable ECG monitoring system For this proposed system; here we have to use a medical toolkit, which is capable of measuring daily health conditions of electrocardiogram (ECG), and this digital signal is transferred to a receiving device (ECG Circuit) for signal

HUMAN HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM USING WEARABLE SENSORS
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To overcome the situation without hospitalization for monitoring the patients using wearable sensors is used in this paper. Wearable sensors are popular in many applications such as entertainment, security, medical purposes.

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The sociometer: A wearable device for understanding human networks
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we describe the use of the sociometer, a wearable sensor package, for measuring face-to-face interactions between people. We develop methods for learning the structure and dynamics of human communication networks. Knowledge of

PinchWatch: a wearable device for one-handed microinteractions
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ABSTRACT Gesture-based wearable devices, such as Gesture Pendant or Sixth Sense, leave the user's hands empty. This allows users to abandon interaction with the device instantly when the physical environments requires it, eg, if the user stumbles. In theory,

Developing and deploying a new wearable GPS device for transport applications
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1 Background Various areas of transport research require data on both geographic and temporal aspects of travel and also the performance of the transport system. However, as noted in interview surveys, most people can provide only rather

Context-aware wearable device for reconfigurable application networks
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Abstract Context information available in wearable devices is believed to be useful in many ways. It allows for hiding much of the complexity from the user, thus enabling simpler user interfaces and less user interaction when carrying out tasks on behalf of a user, as well as

Wearable power assist device for hand grasping using pneumatic artificial rubber muscle
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Abstract: The purpose of this study is to develop a wearable power assist device for hand grasping in order to support Activity of Daily Living (ADL) safely and easily. In this paper, the mechanism of the developed power assist device is described, and then the effectiveness

Development of Wearable Device by Kid's Friendly Design for Kid's Safety.
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Abstract. In this study, we develop a wearable device for kids under 6 years who are growing up so fast physically enough to face various experiences but low ability to describe the events by language exactly what they have experienced at nursery or kindergartens to

Enhanced touch: a wearable device for social playware.
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Physical touch is a fundamental element of human communication and several benefits and positive effects were reported at the communication and therapeutic domain such as Positive Touch and Deep Touch Pressure, for instance [1]. Typical symptoms of autism

iBand: a wearable device for handshake-augmented interpersonal information exchange
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Initial meetings and introductions mark the first moments of building new relationships. Yet, these important moments are often awkward or forgotten, sometimes because of the natural failings of human memory (not being able to remember someone's name) or because

Self-contained spatial input device for wearable computers
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we present a pen-shaped input device for wearable computers which reproduce and recognize three-dimensional (3D) hand motions with no external references. The input device is equipped with inertial sensors. The inertial sensors

Determination of placement of a body-attached mouse as a pointing input device for wearablecomputers
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ABSTRACT We investigated the effects of placement of computer input devices on a user's body for the control of a wearable computer. This study involved 25 subjects performing selection tasks with a Touch pad mouse while wearing a wearable computer on their back

A Mobile Device as User Interface for Wearable Applications.
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we describe the Tampere University of Technology's involvement in the research of machine washable and wirelessly rechargeable wearable technology and using mobile devices as input and output interface and as means of data transfer and

Wearable device for monitoring disability associated with low back pain
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Abstract:Low Back Pain (LBP) is a leading cause of disability, prevalent in all countries and cultures with economic costs, severe psychological and sociological consequences. Difficulties in the management of LBP include: credibility of self-reported health and

Position teaching of a robot arm by demonstration with a wearable input device
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Abstract This paper describes the first prototype of a Programming by demonstration(PbD) system for position teaching of a robot manipulator. A new approach for enabling PbD using supervised learning is presented, by connecting a wearable input device for sensing

Estimated blood pressure algorithm for a wrist-wearable pulsimeter using Hall device
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By using a sensing pulsimeter that measures the blood pressure (BP) and pulse, remote assistance (advice on exercise, diet, and medication) can be provided through an online network [1]. Services such as handling of diseases and health promotion can be provided

Hand data glove: A wearable real-time device for human-computer interaction
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Abstract In this paper, a real-time Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) based on the hand data glove and K-NN classifier for gesture recognition is proposed. HCI is moving more and more natural and intuitive way to be used. One of the important parts of our body is our

A Wearable Ultrasound Device for the Monitoring and Acceleration of Bone Fracture Healing
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Several methods for the acceleration of the healing process have been used, including electrical stimulation. Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) have direct biological effects on endochondrial cells and enhance the formation of callus . Ultrasound

Wearable pointing device using EMG signals
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We propose a wearable pointing device using EMG signals. By using neural networks, the system adapts to variations in EMG signals caused by individual differences of muscular features and minor shifts in electrode sites. Experimental results show that the system,

Information support for annual maintenance with wearable device
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Abstract One of the way in which annual maintenance is improved is to support with wearable devices connected with network. Two basic key systems for advanced plant maintenance using Head Mounted Display (HMD) have been developed, which are a

Fabrication and characterization of a wrist wearable cuffless pulsimeter by using the Hall effectdevice
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A wrist wearable cuffless pulsimeter with a portable and small size apparatus using Hall effect is fabricated. The analysis of the pulse wave measured by the testing product of pulsimeter is done to measure the pulse rate and blood pressure. The blood pressure

Feasibility and validity of a wearable GPS device for measuring outings after stroke
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Aim. Self-report diaries are a low-cost method of measuring community participation but may be inaccurate, while the gold standard, observation is time consuming and costly. This study aimed to investigate the feasibility and validity of a global positioning system (GPS)

GWD: Gesture-Based Wearable Device for Secure and Effective Information Exchange on Battlefield Environment
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Abstract:Recently, studies have been conducted on wearable devices that use diverse User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) technologies. These studies have been conducted in various fields such as fitness, entertainment, medicine, manufacturing, and military. On

Supporting distributed user interfaces in mobile and wearable device ensembles: the 2WEAR experience
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ABSTRACT The 2WEAR project explored the concept of multi-device personal computing where different wearable, portable and fixed devices communicate with each other in an ad- hoc fashion. This paper summarizes the work done to support dynamic yet controlled

Intuitive interface device for wearable computers
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Abstract In this paper, we present a small input device which can be worn on the back of the human's hand for wearable computers. The main purpose of this tiny input device is to control wearable computers or public devices through intuitive interfaces. The intuitive

Wearable micro-fluidic pH sweat sensing device based on clorimetric imaging techniques
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7 Page 8. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY TYNDALL NATIONAL INSTITUTE WHAT DO WE NEED DEVICE: WEARABLE ROBUST FLEXIBLE / ADAPTABLE REUSABLE/ DISPOSABLE (CHEAP) IMMEDIATE FEEDBACK

Design and control of a wearable stewart platform-type ankle-foot assistive device
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Abstract The design and control of an active ankle-foot rehabilitation orthotic system that was designed as a wearable and portable rehabilitation and walking assistive tool is presented. This device can measure and assist the six degree of freedoms (DOFs) movement of the

billiARds: Augmented Reality System with Wearable Force-Feedback Device
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Abstract In this paper, we propose billiARds which is an Augmented Reality (AR) system that, in addition to visual and aural augmentation, provides force-feedback. We develop a vision-based tangible AR interface to support intuitive interaction with billiARds system. In

Pull'n'Retract: Experimenting with a String-based Wearable Input Device
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Abstract In this paper we describe a novel wearable interaction device that is based on the principle of a badge reel often found in corporate environments. Our prototype device is composed of hardware components from an ordinary off-the-shelf game pad. Preliminary

Wearable Wireless Bio-Signal Monitoring Device
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Abstract Recent advancement in miniature devices have fostered a dramatic growth of interest of wearable technology. Wearable Monitoring Devices will play an important role in the wireless surveillance of people during hazardous operations. They typically rely on

Wearable Authentication Device with Biometrical Intrusion Prevention System
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ABSTRACT The biometric technologies have been widely used for authentication purposes. But the current needs for security creates the challenge of avoiding attacks before they take place. This can be achieved by combining the traditional biometric technologies with

A Wearable Device For Foot For Diabetic Neuropathy
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Abstract-In recent year, progress in biomedical field reach at higher level as the more portable devices and the equipment helping patient in monitoring and controlling different disease at different stages. On the other hand in many work environment worker has lot

OneUp: A Lifesaving Wearable Device
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ABSTRACT Opiate overdose is a significant and growing cause of death in the United States. The current standard practice for intervention in an active opiate overdose is administration of a potent opioid

Design of Compact Multipurpose Mobile Based Health Care Device with Location Tracker Using Wearable Technology
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Abstract: The value of healthcare is increasing throughout the world. Without disruptive changes, a great section of the population in many developed states will no longer be able to pay for upkeep of health by 2040. A Part of the solution will come from concentrating on

Maxxyt: An Autonomous Wearable Device for Real-time Tracking of a Wide Range of Exercises
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Abstract:Strength training exercises are an important part of fitness training. Although several fitness devices exist to track and analyze cardio training activities like walking and running, devices to track repetitive movements during strength training exercises are few

Soft Contact-lens Sensor for Monitoring Tear Sugar as Novel Wearable Device of Body Sensor Network.
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Abstract:A soft contact-lens amperometric glucose sensor as novel wearable device of body sensor network was fabricated and tested. Also, the sensor was utilized to tear glucose monitoring. The sensor was constructed by immobilizing GOD onto a flexible oxygen

Motivating Children with Autism to Communicate and Interact Socially Through the + meWearable Device
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (henceforth ASD or simply autism) is increasingly considered a pervasive neuro developmental disorder responsible for social impairments certain types of dysfunctional repetitive

Multi-functional Wearable Device for Heart Health and Position Assessment
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ABSTRACT In this paper we introduce a wearable device combining cardiological monitoring and person's position assessment. An accelerometer is used as a multi- functional sensor for both body position and heart mechanical performance

Wearable Device in Security
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Abstract Objection of this research is to introduce a development model and a function to secure agents who working in field of protection to VIP, counter terrorism, disaster and safety control, and salvage requiring of brilliant security equipment to increase ability to deal with

Simulation of Wearable ECG Monitoring Device using MATLAB and J2ME Wireless Toolkit
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Abstract:Owing to an increase in the rate of cardiovascular diseases, it is of utmost importance to provide appropriate healthcare services to the masses in the form of wearable devices that are wireless and work in a ubiquitous environment. The simulation of one

Continuous Arterio-venous Hemofiltration in a Wearable Device to Treat End-stage Renal Disease
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Materials and Methods Two hollow fiber minihemofilters were usedfa 0.2 ml polysulfone filter (Amicon) and a 0.5-m2 polyacrilonitryl filter (Hospal). Their characteristics are

Development of a Smart Wearable Device for Human Activity and Biometric Data Measurement
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Abstract This paper presents a smart wearable device cooperating with smartphones to measure and utilize human activity and biometric data such as motion tracking, photoplethysmography (PPG), skin temperature (SKT), and galvanic skin response (GSR).

PD Analytics: A Wearable Device to Monitor Quantify Motor Dysfunction in Patients with Parkinson's Disease
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Analytics: A WearableDevice to Monitor Quantify Motor Dysfunction in Patients with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

From conception to reality: A wearable device for automated swimmer performance analysis
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Abstract The concept of monitoring swimming performance using inertial sensors had been investigated by Ohgi [1] in the early 2000's. In this paper we describe the development of our own sensor platform to monitor centre of mass movement, calculations to enable the

PIED: An IDE for Poets Using a Mobile or Wearable Device
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Abstract:Computers are powerful tools that can be leveraged to provide poets with an environment for the composition of poetry. The idea of an integrated development environment (IDE) could be taken as a jumping-off point for the design of a poet's IDE. In

Towards a Wearable Device for Capacitive Monitoring of Electrical Bioimpedance of Human Body
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Abstract:In this paper, the idea of an electronic device for capacitive monitoring of the rate of breathing and pulse of a human by the means of electrical bioimpedance, is presented. An initial characterization of the prototype of the electronic device is made through the

Simple wearable device for elderly activity monitoring and measurement of foot-to-ground clearance
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Abstract: The present project comprises two sub-projects. The first one aims at developing a simple wearable device for elderly activity monitoring, and the second one at measuring the foot-toground clearance. In the first, 53 features were extracted to the classification stage

A Newly Developed Wearable Device for Continuous Measurement of Gait-Induced Accelerations in Daily Activities
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Abstract For assessment of gait disorders, speed and stride are measured during 10m- walking test. However, changes in these two parameters are nonspecific since they are observed in various gait disorders. In addition, the10-m walking is short and reflects only

Neural Networks for Improving Wearable Device Security
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Abstract:Wearable devices with first person cameras, such as Google Glass, are becoming ubiquitous. Additionally, the importance of security will increase as these devices are likely to capture private or sensitive photos. In this paper we introduce a Convolutional Neural

Wearable Device: Bless or Curse
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FSR Backpack: A Wearable Device to Improve Humanitarian Demining Operations
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Abstract This paper presents the Field and Service Robotics (FSR) Backpack, a wearable kit that was designed to improve and speed up field demining operations. We describe the hardware and the integration of all sensors comprised in the kit, as well as the software

Design a Wearable Device for Blood Oxygen Concentration a
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Abstract The wireless network technology is increasingly important in healthcare as a result of the aging population and the tendency to acquire chronic disease such as heart attack, high blood pressure amongst the elderly. A wireless sensor network system that has the

Device Independent User Interface Description for Wearable Computers
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Abstract This report discusses the aspect of user interfaces on wearable computers. Today wearable computers can be of very different size and capabilities. The way of communicating with the user also varies for different devices. This paper looks into several

Integration of Wearable Monitoring Device and Android Smartphone Apps for u-Healthcare Monitoring System.
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Abstract The U-healthcare System is an interesting new technology that needs an extra attention from the researchers and developers. There have been a lot of researches on how to integrate the new technology to maximize the use to enhance the healthcare system but

A NOVEL WEARABLE MEDICAL DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING URINARY INCONTINENCE BY CONDITIONAL NEUROMODULATION
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Abstract-Urinary incontinence in spinal cord injured (SCI) persons is mainly due to activity of the

3DTouch: A wearable 3D input device for 3D applications
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ABSTRACT 3D applications appear in every corner of life in the current technology era. There is a need for an ubiquitous 3D input device that works with many different platforms, from head-mounted displays (HMDs) to mobile touch devices, 3DTVs, and even the Cave

Wearable Photoplethysmography Device for Telemetric Monitoring of Pulse Wave Parameters
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Abstract At present efficient training requires a complex approach incorporating the control of the exercise intensity and observation of athlete physiological variables. The heart rate monitoring during training session has become a common procedure, while more

Torso Keyboard: A Wearable Text Entry Device That Can Be Used While Sitting, Standing or Walking
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we present a prototype of a torso wearable text input device. When used in conjunction with a head mounted display (HMD), it allows touch typists to enter text while standing or walking, and a user can look straight ahead while typing. The layout of

THE HOPPER: A WEARABLE ROBOTIC DEVICE TESTBED FOR MICRO-GRAVITY BONE-LOADING PROOF-OF-CONCEPT
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BACKGROUND Wearable robotic systems are showing increased potential for addressing crew countermeasures needs. Wearable robots offer a compactness, programmability, and eccentric loading capability not present in more conventional exercise equipment.

Preliminary Research on the Transmission Mechanism of Wearable Flapping-Wing Device
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Abstract: This paper presented a preliminary research on the transmission mechanism of a new flapping-wing device, called wearable flapping-wing device. We designed a new conceptual mechanism after those studies on the main characteristic parameters and the

The Arm-Perturbator: Design of a Wearable Perturbation Device to measure Limb Impedance
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Abstract:A method for and the design of a wearable system to measure mechanical impedance, eg, to measure the stiffness of the human arm during natural movements, is described. With the new setup it will be possible to induce forces up to 1300 N within a

Wearable GPS device as a data collection method for travel
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ABSTRACT: Global Positioning System (GPS) devices are emerging as a potential means to collect improved data on the spatial aspects of personal travel. This paper builds on earlier work by Stopher and others on the use of passive GPS devices, for which additional non-

A WEARABLE AND INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA DEVICE REVEALS THE MEMORIES OF THE CITY AT LA CERTOSA DI SAN MARTINO IN NAPOLI.
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Abstract This paper discusses the experimental set up of MUSE, an interactive and mobile fruition system, at a primary italian museum, located inside a large and marvellous XIV century

A Wearable Rehabilitation Activity Monitoring Device for Paralyzed Patients Finger
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Abstract:-The aim of this article is to provide a comparative analysis of rehabilitation activity for paralyzed patient. Monitoring rehabilitation activity for post-stroke patients have increasingly common in hospitals and rehabilitation center worldwide. To develop home

A WEARABLE VOICE PLAYBACK DEVICE FOR ALTERNATIVE AND AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION
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Abstract: This paper addresses the problem of designing a communication device to people with communication disorders who are unable to communicate using speech. Physical disabilities and motor co-ordination problems are sometimes responsible for the difficulty

SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF RELIABILITY IN UNSUPERVISED APNOEA DETECTION WITH A NEWWEARABLE MEDICAL DEVICE
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ABSTRACT Objectives. Current techniques for monitoring patients for apnea suffer from significant limitations. These include insufficient availability to meet diagnostic needs, cost, accuracy of results in the presence of artifacts, or difficulty of use in unsupervised

WEARABLE ASSISTIVE DEVICE FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE
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ABSTRACT The sense of sight is a major sense as it enables the eyes to detect images of visible light. A person with low vision or blind is called visually impaired people. Without good eyesight, they are unable to predict the obstacle. Hence, a wearable assistive device

A wearable underactuated kinesthetic device for inducing arm swing during gait rehabilitation
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ABSTRACT For those who have suffered stroke or spinal cord injury, rehabilitation is often the answer for improving gait function. Rehabilitative exercises, which often focus on the legs and deemphasize the role of the upper limbs, are done to help stimulate muscles and

A Wearable Bracelet Device for Promoting Arm Use in Stroke Patients
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Abstract: After stroke many patients experience hemiparesis or weakness on one side of the body. In order to compensate for this lack of motor function they tend to overuse their non- affected limb. This so called learned nonuse may be one of the most relevant contributors

Design and development of a 3RRS wearable fingertip cutaneous device
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Abstract:Wearable technologies are gaining great popularity in the recent years. The demand for devices that are lightweight and compact challenges researchers to pursue innovative solutions to make existing technologies more portable and wearable. In this

A wearable haemodialysis device
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Andrew Davenport and colleagues (Dec 15, p 2005) 1 surprisingly do not mention conventional home haemodialysis as a way to increase the amount of treatment given to patients, given that overnight unattended home haemo dialysis has been available in the

Wearable multiple sensor acquisition device
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targeted as the primary sensor hub for the next revision of the MIThril wearable computer architecture. The device provides 3-axis acceleration sensing, infrared transmission and reception of Tag IDs, and a 16kHz

Wearable Reading Assistant Device with Scene Text Locator for the Blind
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Abstract:Finding signboards and capturing the text images in a form suitable for character recognition is difficult for the blind. This report presents a reading assistant device with a scene text locator that shows the text location using sound signals. A fast text detection

WEARABLE PHOTONIC BIOELECTRIC MONITORING DEVICE
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ABSTRACT Wearable devices are used to record several physiological signals, providing unobtrusive and continuous monitoring. The main challenge in these systems is to develop new recording sensors ideally envisioning non-contact solutions. In this work we propose

Soft Wearable Orthotic Device for Assisting Kicking Motion in Developmentally Delayed Infants
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Cerebral palsy is diagnosed in 1 out of 3000 people in the US Nearly half of affected children have a limited ability to crawl and walk and a majority of them rely on the use of assistive devices for mobility [1]. Exploratory kicking motion in infants is essential for

A Review Paper on Analysis of Human Limbs Motion by Designing Wearable WirelessDevice Message Alert System for Various Applications
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Abstract: This paper concentrates on, Most of the existing systems need wiring that commands the natural movement. To overcome this flaw, a wearable wireless sensor network with message status using accelerometers and flex sensor will be about to be

A control system for an active wearable lift assist device
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ABSTRACT The goal of this project was to study a control system and prototype for a wearable lift assist device. The purpose of this device is to support the upper body during torso flexion and extension to reduce the erector spinae muscle activity and decrease

A Wearable Haptic Device Based on Twisting Wire Actuators for Feedback of Tactile Pressure Information
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This paper presents a novel wearable haptic device that provides the user with knowledge of a vertical force, measured at the fingertips, by applying pressure at three different locations on the user's body. Human prehension and manipulation abilities rely on the

Wearable soft robotic device for post-stroke shoulder rehabilitation: identifying misalignments
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Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the United States, affecting over 795,000 people annually. In order to regain motor function of the upper body, patients are usually treated by regular sessions with a dedicated physical therapist. A cost-effective

Study and optimisation of a biped equipped with wearable assist device.
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The musculoskeletal disorders as well as for patients and elderly with mobility impairments are actually social worries. As a consequence during the last few years, several biomechanics studies and realizations of walking assist devices are carried out. For

DEVELOPMENT OF WEARABLE MASTER-SLAVE TRAINING DEVICE FOR UPPER LIMB CONSTRUCTED WITH PNEUMATIC ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES
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ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to develop a wearable master-slave upper limb training device, which can be used to a passive training for a trainee who can not move by themselves. Developed device has 7 DOF by using three kinds of pneumatic artificial

Trading detection accuracy for battery autonomy in a wearable seizure-detection device
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Abstract:Experimental devices aiming at real-time detection and suppression of epileptic- seizure events in live subjects already exist. However, to guarantee high detection accuracy, existing approaches employ high-accuracy detection filters that overlook the incurred

WHAT TECHNOLOGIES WOULD BE NEEDED AT WALKING FOR ELDERLY PERSON: WITH AN EMPHASIS ON WEARABLE HAPTIC DEVICE
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Abstract In terms of smartphone technologies, elderly people use new ICT (Information and Communication Technology) based devices similarly to the market share of general users. Elderly people are increasingly looking for useful and friendly ICT services that add value

A Soft, Wearable, Quantitative Ankle Diagnostic Device
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Approximately 27,000 inversion ankle sprains occur every day in the US . Regardless of the type of sprain, returning to work or sport prematurely is the primary cause for continued ankle disability . Approximately 50% of people who have an acute ankle injury will re-

The Current and Future of Bioartificial Kidney and Wearable Dialysis Device
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The applications of new disciplines such as miniaturization, microfluidics, and nanotechnology to the field of artificial kidney are leading to a new era of dialysis devices with transportability and wearability. Recent effort for the past 10 years has made it

Device-to-Device Communication in Wearable Wireless Networks
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Abstract. Wearable Wireless Networks (WWN) aim to provide attractive alternate for conventional medical care system. It is an effective way of monitoring patients within clinics, hospitals and remotely from home, offices etc. In this paper we extend the classical

THE EFFECT OF A DEVELOPED WEARABLE ASSISTIVE DEVICE (WAD) ON DECREASING LUMBAR AND ERECTOR SPINAE MUSCLE ACTIVITIES
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ABSTRACT Spinal degeneration and low back disorders impose tremendous direct and indirect economic costs to society and human suffering caused by disability and pain. The mechanical risk factors for low back injuries such as awkward posture, complex movement

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Wearable medical devices for tele-home healthcare
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Abstract The world's ageing population and prevalence of chronic diseases have lead to high demand for tele-home healthcare, in which vital-signs monitoring is essential. An overview of state-of-art wearable technologies for remote patient-monitoring is presented,

Wearable medical systems for p-health
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Abstract:Driven by the growing aging population, prevalence of chronic diseases, and continuously rising healthcare costs, the healthcare system is undergoing a fundamental transformation, from the conventional hospital centered system to an individual centered

Medical monitoring applications for wearable computing
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Abstract Medical monitors have benefited from technological advances in the field of wireless communication, processing and power sources. These advances have made possible miniaturization and prolonged operating times of medical monitors, as well as

Development of reusable and expandable communication for wearable medical sensor network
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Abstract:To meet the various communication requirements of the wearable medical sensor network, the reusable and expandable wireless communications platform has been developed. The connection between the central monitoring unit and the sensors around Abstract:Health smart clothes are in contact with almost all the surface of the skin offer large possibilities for the location of sensors for non invasive measurements. Head band, collar, teeshirt, socks, shoes, belts for chest, arm, wrist, legs provide localization with

Selectively applied wearable medical sensors
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A wearable garment includes sensor device of well-know design that are selectively pressed against the skin of the wearer when it is desired to obtain sensor readings, such as heart rate or temperature, or to apply treatment such as electrical pulses for defibrillation

Wearable medical treatment device with motion/position detection
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A wearable defibrillator consists of a vest (or belt) which is worn by the patient. The device monitors the patient's ECG with sensing electrodes and can monitor other patient conditions and in appropriate cases can treat certain conditions. An accelerometer (s) in the

AMON: a wearable multiparameter medical monitoring and alert system
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Abstract:This paper describes an advanced care and alert portable telemedical monitor (AMON),targeting high-risk cardiac/respiratory patients. The system includes continuous collection and evaluation of


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