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A Novel Wireless Wearable Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Monitoring Device with Disposable Sensors

Yue Deng, Cheng Chen, Xiaojun Xian, Francis Tsow, Gaurav Verma, Rob McConnell, Scott Fruin, Nongjian Tao, Erica Forzani
2016 Sensors  
A novel portable wireless volatile organic compound (VOC) monitoring device with disposable sensors is presented. The device is miniaturized, light, easy-to-use, and cost-effective.  ...  The device was compared to a commercial photo-ionization detector, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, and carbon monoxide detector.  ...  ., Temperor, AZ, USA) for their financial support in the development of the quartz tuning fork chemical sensor.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s16122060 pmid:27918484 pmcid:PMC5191041 fatcat:vuolmxvckvhrjbvngkmcxps6c4

A Novel Wearable Electronic Nose for Healthcare Based on Flexible Printed Chemical Sensor Array

Panida Lorwongtragool, Enrico Sowade, Natthapol Watthanawisuth, Reinhard Baumann, Teerakiat Kerdcharoen
2014 Sensors  
A novel wearable electronic nose for armpit odor analysis is proposed by using a low-cost chemical sensor array integrated in a ZigBee wireless communication system.  ...  The sensor array can response to a variety of complex odors and is installed in a prototype of wearable e-nose for monitoring the axillary odor released from human body.  ...  A research grant from Thailand Research Fund (TRF) to P.L. (MRG5680010) and from National Nanotechnology Center to T.K. (Project No. P-12-01157) are acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s141019700 pmid:25340447 pmcid:PMC4239868 fatcat:fuh4jawbnndf5bmjkttdmi5crm

A new sensor for the assessment of personal exposure to volatile organic compounds

Cheng Chen, Katherine Driggs Campbell, Indira Negi, Rodrigo A. Iglesias, Patrick Owens, Nongjian Tao, Francis Tsow, Erica S. Forzani
2012 Atmospheric Environment  
The sensor can communicate with a common smart phone and provides accurate measurement of volatile organic compound concentration at a personal level in real time, providing environmental toxicants data  ...  Keywords air monitoring; environmental health; indoor air quality; real-time sensor; personal exposure assessment; wireless and wearable integrated sensor  ...  Introduction Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including aromatic, alkyl, and chlorinated hydrocarbons, are known to have both detrimental environmental and health impacts (McConnell, et al. 2006) ;  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.01.048 pmid:22736952 pmcid:PMC3378314 fatcat:he6zgibgwrgvhbruiaqmflq3wi

Wearable Devices for Environmental Monitoring in the Built Environment: A Systematic Review

Francesco Salamone, Massimiliano Masullo, Sergio Sibilio
2021 Sensors  
In line with the IoT concept, many commercial wearables have been introduced in recent years, which differ from the usual devices in that they use the term "smart" alongside the terms "watches", "glasses  ...  Commercially available wearables aim to enhance smartphone functionality by enabling payment for commercial items or monitoring physical activity.  ...  The first group consists of research studies focusing on monitoring Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21144727 fatcat:cqifubpb4baaliclf7abltkfce

Recent advances in wearable sensors for animal health management

Suresh Neethirajan
2017 Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research  
However, there is a need to integrate all the available sensors and create an efficient online monitoring system so that animal health status can be monitored in real time, without delay.  ...  Globally, a number of sensors being produced for animal health management are at various stages of commercialization.  ...  The Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)s are separated and quantified for this purpose.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.11.004 fatcat:dxwkpzjcrnbkjikznkychpljtm

Recent Developments in Printing Flexible and Wearable Sensing Electronics for Healthcare Applications

Saleem Khan, Shawkat Ali, Amine Bermak
2019 Sensors  
Sensor patches are embedded onto the human epidermis accompanied by data readout and signal conditioning circuits with wireless communication modules for transmitting data to the computing devices.  ...  The rapid developments in solution-based nanomaterials offered a promising perspective to the field of wearable sensors by enabling their cost-efficient manufacturing through printing on a wide range of  ...  Figure 9 . 9 (a) Photograph of the as-prepared multifunctional wearable device mounted on the human wrist for simultaneous monitoring of VOC (volatile organic compounds)-related disease and pulse signal  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19051230 fatcat:ok2xdmlrhfbzfki2wvc67ayg2u

Recent advancement in biosensors technology for animal and livestock health management

Suresh Neethirajan, Satish K. Tuteja, Sheng-Tung Huang, David Kelton
2017 Biosensors & bioelectronics  
With the development of integrated systems and the Internet of 35 Things, the continuously monitoring devices are expected to become affordable.  ...  Novel 27 biosensing methodologies offer highly specialised monitoring devices for the specific 28 measurement of individual and multiple parameters covering an animal's physiology as well as 29 monitoring  ...  by identification of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) has long been of 451 interest to researchers, as it offers a non-invasive methodology.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.bios.2017.07.015 pmid:28711026 fatcat:yryq64t3wvboxhf25yamact6dm

Wearable and flexible electronics for continuous molecular monitoring

Yiran Yang, Wei Gao
2018 Chemical Society Reviews  
Wearable/flexible chemical sensors enable continuous molecular monitoring and provide an individual's dynamic health information at the molecular level.  ...  could selectively detect ppb level of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that are related with ovarian cancers in exhaled breath and could distinguish them from environmental VOCs.  ...  Continuous monitoring for diseases such as asthma will require a fully integrated flexible device with wireless readout and steady yet wearable power supply.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c7cs00730b pmid:29611861 fatcat:auuiia2qgza2thjjiyvm4yirba

Real Time Analysis of Bioanalytes in Healthcare, Food, Zoology and Botany

Tianqi Wang, Ashwin Ramnarayanan, Huanyu Cheng
2017 Sensors  
It is worth mentioning that with the development of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and the Internet of Things, individual in situ monitoring devices could connect to an integrated network for intelligent  ...  The methods predominantly involve stretchable electronic sensors to monitor targets and transmit data mainly through flexible wires or short-range wireless communication devices.  ...  The authors also acknowledge Michael Dexheimer for his help with the manuscript, and the support  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18010005 pmid:29267256 pmcid:PMC5795934 fatcat:23rlkqmkevggdnlzi6qzkihf44

Low-Power Wearable Systems for Continuous Monitoring of Environment and Health for Chronic Respiratory Disease

James Dieffenderfer, Henry Goodell, Steven Mills, Michael McKnight, Shanshan Yao, Feiyan Lin, Eric Beppler, Brinnae Bent, Bongmook Lee, Veena Misra, Yong Zhu, Omer Oralkan (+4 others)
2016 IEEE journal of biomedical and health informatics  
power ozone sensor, an volatile organic compounds sensor, spirometer, and the integration of these and other sensors in a multimodal sensing platform.  ...  The data from each sensor is continually streamed to a peripheral data aggregation device and is subsequently transferred to a dedicated server for cloud storage.  ...  Volatile Organic Compounds-We tested the CMUT-based low-power VOC sensor as a standalone sub-module using a calibration vapor generator (Model OVG-4, Owlstone Inc., Cambridge, UK).  ... 
doi:10.1109/jbhi.2016.2573286 pmid:27249840 pmcid:PMC5124429 fatcat:dnbr7bserrbiflhizd2vos5i54

Biointerfaced sensors for biodiagnostics

Orr Zohar, Muhammad Khatib, Rawan Omar, Rotem Vishinkin, Yoav Y. Broza, Hossam Haick
2021 View  
This article provides a review of the concept, design, and device characteristics of biointerfaced sensors needed for successful implementation of biodiagnostics and monitoring.  ...  Biointerfaced sensors have emerged as a new paradigm for medical applications that require an interface and/or intimate contact with biological components/systems such as cells, tissues, and whole organs  ...  [157] have recently introduced a disposable wearable device that combines both glucose monitoring and a multistage transdermal drug-delivery module.  ... 
doi:10.1002/viw.20200172 fatcat:chjepxboovfy5f2go623mcniiu

Innovative Wearable Sensors Based on Hybrid Materials for Real-Time Breath Monitoring [chapter]

Mourad Roudjane, Younès Messaddeq
2020 Wireless Sensor Networks - Design, Deployment and Applications [Working Title]  
Many research groups work to develop wearable devices capable to monitor continuously breathing activity in different conditions.  ...  This chapter will present the importance of innovative hybrid materials for the development of a new generation of wearable sensors and the high impact on improving patient's health care.  ...  The exhaled breath composition is complex, and it includes mainly a mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, CO 2 , water vapor, and other components' traces such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), acetone, carbon  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.93658 fatcat:be4hhgvxfvbgfbkgppax3hhguq

Advances in Wearable Chemosensors

Panagiota Koralli, Dionysios E. Mouzakis
2021 Chemosensors  
The progress in wearable chemosensors is presented with attention drawn to the measuring technologies, their ability to provide robust data, the manufacturing techniques, as well their autonomy and ability  ...  The issue of power consumption and autonomy of chemosensor-integrated devices is also studied and the most recent solutions to this problem thoroughly presented.  ...  , and the related cumulative volatile organic compounds' (VOCs) adsorbent properties was recently reported [72] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/chemosensors9050099 fatcat:jkzwp5rbabbivguoi2gbl5ynhu

Advances in Wearable Sensing Technologies and Their Impact for Personalized and Preventive Medicine [chapter]

Noushin Nasiri, Antonio Tricoli
2018 Wearable Technologies  
Clinical, behavioural and self-monitored data collected by wearable devices provide a means for improving the early-stage detection and management of diseases as well as reducing the overall costs over  ...  The design of wire-and power-less ultra-thin sensors fabricated on wearable biocompatible materials that can be placed in direct contact with the body tissues such as the skin will be reviewed, focusing  ...  to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and integration in portable devices [38] [39] [40] [41] [42] .  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.76916 fatcat:ovsgffx4w5cedhqxxjorfceyea

Glucose Sensing for Diabetes Monitoring: Recent Developments

Danielle Bruen, Colm Delaney, Larisa Florea, Dermot Diamond
2017 Sensors  
This review highlights recent advances towards non-invasive and continuous glucose monitoring devices, with a particular focus placed on monitoring glucose concentrations in alternative physiological fluids  ...  Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are generated as by-products from metabolic pathways within the body.  ...  , wireless, stretchable sensors for continuous monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17081866 pmid:28805693 pmcid:PMC5579887 fatcat:wjhrruezy5cu3jp3uaran5zwge
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