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Design, Development and Initial Validation of a Wearable Particulate Matter Monitoring Solution [chapter]

José G. Teriús-Padrón, Rebeca I. García-Betances, Nikolaos Liappas, María F. Cabrera-Umpiérrez, María Teresa Arredondo Waldmeyer
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents the design, development and initial validation of a wearable device for the detection of PM concentration, with communication capacity via WiFi and Bluetooth Low Energy and an end user  ...  This solution is a step forward in empowering citizens to prevent being exposed to high levels of air pollution and is the beginning of what could be a macro-network of air quality sensors within a Smart  ...  This work has been funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement ACROSSING No 676157.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-32785-9_17 fatcat:idlr7cezmrajvlxl25zv667bzq

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

Francesco Salamone, Massimiliano Masullo, Sergio Sibilio
2021 Sensors  
What are the main findings and limitations of the developed solution in this field? The methodology used to answer the above questions is based on a systematic review.  ...  open-source as a means to promote scalability and proliferation of new wearables customized to cover different domains.  ...  All the collected studies [45, 72, 75, 95, [121] [122] [123] explain the development phase, the practical test and validation of a customized wearable device for environmental monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21144727 fatcat:cqifubpb4baaliclf7abltkfce

A Scoping Review of Technological Approaches to Environmental Monitoring

Graham Coulby, Adrian Clear, Oliver Jones, Alan Godfrey
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Few studies localise measurements to an occupant level perhaps due to many environmental monitoring solutions being large and expensive.  ...  This review also found how wearable technology could be used to augment IEQ measurements, creating personalised approaches to health and wellbeing.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: Dr Oliver Jones is the director of research at Ryder Architecture and Graham Coulby is on a PhD programme co-funded by Ryder Architecture.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17113995 pmid:32512865 pmcid:PMC7312086 fatcat:i623mry2hbad3lhyjemcjuuceq

State-of-the-Art Sensors Research in Ireland

John Barton, Mark Ferguson, Cian Ó Mathúna, Elfed Lewis
2022 Sensors  
This Special Issue captures a significant portion of the current sensors research excellence in Ireland [...]  ...  Furthermore, our sincere thanks go to the administrative editors of Sensors for their kind help and sustained support in managing the review process and production of this Special Issue.  ...  Acknowledgments: The guest editors of this Special Issue would like to thank all authors who have submitted their manuscripts for considering the Sensors journal, and the reviewers for their hard work  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22020629 pmid:35062590 pmcid:PMC8780755 fatcat:g3edmauesvbsvmj6bj22zpae7i

A Prediction System for Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Development and Cohort Study Using Wearable Device, Machine Learning and Deep Learning (Preprint)

Chia-Tung Wu, Guo-Hung Li, Chun-Ta Huang, Yu-Chieh Cheng, Jung-Yien Chien, Lu-Cheng Kuo, Feipei Lai
2020 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Data on lifestyle, temperature, humidity, and fine particulate matter were collected using wearable devices (Fitbit Versa), a home air quality-sensing device (EDIMAX Airbox), and a smartphone app.  ...  The continuous real-time monitoring of lifestyle and indoor environment factors was implemented by integrating home air quality-sensing devices, a smartphone app, and wearable devices.  ...  Acknowledgments This research is supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (grant MOST 110-2634-F-002-032-). Conflicts of Interest None declared.  ... 
doi:10.2196/22591 pmid:33955840 fatcat:5don44n6hncthdqku43dvzmde4

Digital Healthcare for Airway Diseases from Personal Environmental Exposure

Youngmok Park, Chanho Lee, Ji Ye Jung
2022 Yonsei medical journal  
In particular, health products and services have expanded by the use and development of artificial intelligence, mobile health applications, and wearable electronic devices.  ...  Such advancements have enabled accurate and updated tracking and modeling of health conditions.  ...  Mehdipour, et al. 64 conducted a systematic review of the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of wearable devices that monitor oxygen saturation and respiratory rates in patients with COPD (Table  ... 
doi:10.3349/ymj.2022.63.s1 pmid:35040601 pmcid:PMC8790581 fatcat:lmsjtu3qz5cj7ejeqnok62dpim

Wearable technology: role in respiratory health and disease

Andrea Aliverti
2017 Breathe  
A similar device called AirBeam (www.takingspace.org/ aircasting/airbeam) using light scattering to measure particulate matter, namely PM2.5, has been designed to operate across an open-source platform  ...  The development of wearable devices and wireless BSNs offers a platform to establish such a personalised health monitoring system, with the purpose of recording individual's chronic (long-term) and acute  ...  Conflict of interest Disclosures can be found alongside this article at breathe.ersjournals.com  ... 
doi:10.1183/20734735.008417 pmid:28966692 pmcid:PMC5621614 fatcat:mmm32idkwnhcrntakdoieuygqm

The potential scope of m-health initiative into Grameen renewable energy in Banglades

Mahfuz Ashraf, Marufa Marufa Hasin, A B Emran Salahuddin, Sohel Ahmed, Soong-Chul Ro, Pradeep Ray, Uzir Hossain Uzir
2018 The International Technology Management Review  
management which is a part of sustainable development.  ...  Sustainability or sustainable development is possible only if health issues of mother and their child and the employment or involvement of women can be ensured in society by promoting social business using  ...  Air pollution is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality and approximately 76% of all global particulate matter (PM) air pollution occurs indoors in the developing world. 6 In Bangladesh, like other  ... 
doi:10.2991/itmr.2018.7.2.3 fatcat:g2zwipsmtvf63cgqezv2gj6yki

Perspectives of individual-worn sensors assessing personal environmental exposure

Uwe Schlink, Maximilian Ueberham
2020 Engineering  
The authors acknowledge the help of Niels Wollschläger with the calculation of SOIs (Fig. 2) .  ...  Social Computing", project ''ExpoAware-Environmental volunteered geographic information for personal exposure awareness and healthy mobility behavior" (SCHL 521/8-1).  ...  The illustration through examples and challenges is an attempt to initiate more interdisciplinary discussions related to constructive elements and diverse use of sensors and wearables in environmental  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eng.2020.07.023 pmid:33106761 pmcid:PMC7577893 fatcat:olyhmvcrordxppnir3nefz6q6i

Development and evaluation of an ultrasonic personal aerosol sampler

J. Volckens, C. Quinn, D. Leith, J. Mehaffy, C. S. Henry, D. Miller-Lionberg
2016 Indoor Air: International Journal of Indoor Environment and Health  
The objective of this work was to develop a new type of wearable monitor, an ultrasonic personal aerosol sampler (UPAS), to overcome many of the technological limitations in personal exposure assessment  ...  Historically, wearable aerosol monitors have proven to be expensive, noisy, and burdensome.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank Josh Smith, Nick Good, Todd Hochwitz, and Jake Lord for their contributions to software and firmware development.  ... 
doi:10.1111/ina.12318 pmid:27354176 pmcid:PMC5199626 fatcat:4t4wz7vfcnhjjagnmm43p6bzna

Trends in Workplace Wearable Technologies and Connected‐Worker Solutions for Next‐Generation Occupational Safety, Health, and Productivity

Vishal Patel, Austin Chesmore, Christopher M. Legner, Santosh Pandey
2021 Advanced Intelligent Systems  
Wearable devices enable constant monitoring of individual workers and the environment, whereas connected worker solutions provide contextual information and decision support.  ...  Workplace health wearables designed for work-related musculoskeletal disorders, functional movement disorders, respiratory hazards, cardiovascular health, outdoor sun exposure, and continuous glucose monitoring  ...  National Science Foundation (NSF IDBR-1556370) and USA Department of Agriculture (2020-67021-31964) to S.P.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aisy.202100099 fatcat:ptbiiiaip5dfpbiorbhhpzesx4

Wearable Sensors for Human Environmental Exposure in Urban Settings

Carolin Helbig, Maximilian Ueberham, Anna Maria Becker, Heike Marquart, Uwe Schlink
2021 Current Pollution Reports  
We give an overview of the study designs, highlight and compare limitations as well as results, and present the results of a keyword analysis.  ...  Wearable sensing has two aspects: firstly, the exposure of an individual is recorded, and secondly, individuals act as explorers of the urban area.  ...  In this context, digitalization is a key driver for the development of new ways to collect, assess, and monitor environmental stressors with wearable sensor technologies which help to explore the urban  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40726-021-00186-4 fatcat:xbgsjmfdkbc3fffvgumlqni26u

Features and Practicability of the Next-Generation Sensors and Monitors for Exposure Assessment to Airborne Pollutants: A Systematic Review

Giacomo Fanti, Francesca Borghi, Andrea Spinazzè, Sabrina Rovelli, Davide Campagnolo, Marta Keller, Andrea Cattaneo, Emanuele Cauda, Domenico Maria Cavallo
2021 Sensors  
One of the most interesting aspects in this field is the development of the "next-generation" of airborne pollutants monitors and sensors (NGMS).  ...  ; this issue required a significant and continuous improvement in monitoring technologies to allow the execution of proper exposure assessment studies.  ...  Among MMs, a particular category of sensors and monitors are wearable monitors (WMs), i.e., small, lightweight monitors being used as wearables to provide real-time personal exposure measurements [3,  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21134513 pmid:34209443 fatcat:zcvtugqb5bdpvmewt3zytjjypu

Evolution and Applications of Recent Sensing Technology for Occupational Risk Assessment: A Rapid Review of the Literature

Giacomo Fanti, Andrea Spinazzè, Francesca Borghi, Sabrina Rovelli, Davide Campagnolo, Marta Keller, Andrea Borghi, Andrea Cattaneo, Emanuele Cauda, Domenico Maria Cavallo
2022 Sensors  
Due to this fact, the development and the validation of new NGMSs will be crucial in the upcoming years, to adopt these technologies in occupational-risk assessment.  ...  A possible way to achieve these aims is the adoption of new exposure-monitoring tools.  ...  Particulate Matter Epidemiological and toxicological studies show that a number of negative effects on human health are possibly related to particulate matter (PM) exposure [64] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22134841 pmid:35808337 pmcid:PMC9269318 fatcat:f4jkefql4jfdtfqu72i4zqkfq4

A Versatile and Ubiquitous IoT-Based Smart Metabolic and Immune Monitoring System

N. Arunkumar, V. Pandimurugan, M. S. Hema, H. Azath, S. Hariharasitaraman, M. Thilagaraj, Petchinathan Govindan, Deepika Koundal
2022 Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience  
We wish to design a variable and flexible frame for broad parameter monitoring in accordance with the convenient mode of wearability.  ...  Wearables play an essential role in personal health monitoring data measurement and processing.  ...  A low-cost wireless network of sensors is presented with a protocol and Wi-Fi for long-range data transmission. A framework for calculating particulate matter has been established in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/9441357 pmid:35281186 pmcid:PMC8906964 fatcat:imf3f3kic5ghbdgsmes3zertse
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