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Integrating Wearable Sensor Technology into Project-management Process

Koji Ara, Tomoaki Akitomi, Nobuo Sato, Kunio Takahashi, Hideyuki Maeda, Kazuo Yano, Masao Yanagisawa
2012 Journal of Information Processing  
A sensor-based project management process, which uses continuous sensing data of face-to-face communication, was developed for integration into current project management processes.  ...  As a result of this analysis, we propose a four-step sensor-based project management process, which consists of analysis, monitoring, inspection, and action, and evaluated its effectiveness.  ...  We therefore investigated a method for effectively accelerating the entire project-management process by using wearable sensors and feedback.  ... 
doi:10.2197/ipsjjip.20.406 fatcat:j76ri2d5gfbefjz5btkjknjusa

Wearable Internet of Things for Personalized Healthcare Study of Trends and Latent Research [article]

Samiya Khan, Mansaf Alam
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Moreover, it shall also elaborate on the role of wearable sensors, big data and cloud computing as enabling technologies for WIoT.  ...  In this age of heterogeneous systems, diverse technologies are integrated to create application-specific solutions.  ...  In line with this, Cloud-based body area sensors or CaBAS has emerged as a growing research area that integrates wearable sensors with the MCC paradigm to manage scalability issues associated with provisioning  ... 
arXiv:2005.06958v1 fatcat:ebz3zed5azei5n6tm7w4g2wyby

A review of wearable sensors and systems with application in rehabilitation

Shyamal Patel, Hyung Park, Paolo Bonato, Leighton Chan, Mary Rodgers
2012 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
The integration of wearable and ambient sensors is discussed in the context of achieving home monitoring of older adults and subjects with chronic conditions.  ...  A short description of key enabling technologies (i.e. sensor technology, communication technology, and data analysis techniques) that have allowed researchers to implement wearable systems is followed  ...  These smart garments integrate sensors, communication, processing and power management directly into the garment to continuously monitor emergency responders.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1743-0003-9-21 pmid:22520559 pmcid:PMC3354997 fatcat:tez7twx77jbq7hvt4rlc67vw2a

Guest EditorialSpecial Section on Smart Wearable Devices for Human Health and Protection

Sergio Cerutti, Giovanni Magenes, Paolo Bonato
2010 IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine  
A wearable device (for example, a sensorized T-shirt) or a system integrated into the environment (sensorized bed) are possible implementation means to fulfill the objective of performing unobtrusive sleep  ...  An example of the numerous projects currently ongoing in the United States is the "Oregon Center for Aging and Technology," a project focused on developing and deploying sensor technology to monitor older  ...  His research has been focused on the integration of information at different modalities at different sources and at different scales in various physiological systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/titb.2010.2048937 pmid:20684051 fatcat:ld6akcs6vffmfaackq72oft7dm

ConText: Contactless Sensors For Body Monitoring Incorporated In Textiles

Geert Langereis, Lenneke de Voogd-Claessen, Arthur Spaepen, Auli Siplia, Christian Rotsch, Torsten Linz
2007 2007 IEEE International Conference on Portable Information Devices  
The ConText project proposes to develop a sensor technology, which requires no direct contact with the body, and to achieve a high level of integration of the sensors and electronics into textile.  ...  The aim of the ConText project is to develop a vest with integrated sensors and electronics for constant monitoring of muscle activity.  ...  The main output of MERMOTH [8] is a comfortable, wearable monitoring prototype unit, based on a "wearable interface": it is implemented by integrating smart sensors, advanced signal processing techniques  ... 
doi:10.1109/portable.2007.32 fatcat:ujex2i76bnanljluw5n5vdtzzu

Enabling Assistive Technologies to Shape the Future of the Intensive Senior-Centred Care: A Case Study Approach

Adriana ALEXANDRU, Marilena IANCULESCU
2017 Studies in Informatics and Control  
A brief presentation of some representative devices (such as wearable sensors, mHealth apps and inhome monitoring system) highlights their benefits for the senior healthcare delivery.  ...  The current phase of the "Conceptual Model for a Platform of Integrated Services based on Cloud for Home Monitoring of Seniors affected by Dementia (MSI-MDD)" project is put in.  ...  In order to decrease the possible restraints of the seniors related to the acceptance of the wearables, many of them can be unobtrusively integrated into "smart" fabrics.  ... 
doi:10.24846/v26i3y201710 fatcat:injehfdhjjfo3kum42tasaq2o4

Bridging e-Health and the Internet of Things: The SPHERE Project

Ni Zhu, Tom Diethe, Massimo Camplani, Lili Tao, Alison Burrows, Niall Twomey, Dritan Kaleshi, Majid Mirmehdi, Peter Flach, Ian Craddock
2015 IEEE Intelligent Systems  
However, one of the aims of SPHERE is to integrate these various sensing modalities into an Internet of Things (IoT) solution for AAL.  ...  One of the main hypotheses underlying the SPHERE project [25] is that once calibrated, many weak signals from particular sensors can be fused into a strong signal allowing meaningful health-related interventions  ... 
doi:10.1109/mis.2015.57 fatcat:ecgwy4h7obcphc5oajk2g5qwza

Review on Sensing Technology Adoption in the Construction Industry

Mona Arabshahi, Di Wang, Junbo Sun, Payam Rahnamayiezekavat, Weichen Tang, Yufei Wang, Xiangyu Wang
2021 Sensors  
Sensing technologies demonstrate promising potential in providing the construction industry with a safe, productive, and high-quality process.  ...  However, most of these technologies are either not implemented in real construction projects or are at the very early stages in practice.  ...  [116] proposed a prototype system, which was an outstanding example of different sensors integrated into a system and attached to PPE.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21248307 pmid:34960401 pmcid:PMC8704534 fatcat:e2wisucnyrb5bp2z25lnt7civu

A wearable system for firefighters smoke exposure monitoring [chapter]

P. Azevedo, F. Marques, J.M. Fernandes, J.H. Amorim, J. Valente, A.I. Miranda, C. Borrego, J.P.S. Cunha
2014 Advances in forest fire research  
Beyond the stand-alone firefighters monitoring perspective, this wearable technological solution opens several opportunities as a data source.  ...  In this sense, under development is the integration of the near real-time observations into a Decision Support System (DSS) aiming to provide knowledge-based aid to firefighters at critical decision-making  ...  The development process was based on the requirements identified based on the outcomes from two research projects: - First of all, a requirement analysis was performed taking into consideration the state  ... 
doi:10.14195/978-989-26-0884-6_144 fatcat:qkgcvenmvnaazfizjk53peuy74

Fit for purpose? Pattern cutting and seams in wearables development

Sarah Kettley, Tina Downes, Karen Harrigan, Martha Glazzard
2010 Digital Creativity  
Normative goals of fitness for purpose and seamlessness are interrogated and the potential for more integrated design processes, which may at first appear 'upside down' (Starner 2001), is discussed.  ...  collaborative development of seamful wearable concepts, and on the tensions between design philosophies as revealed by definitions of purpose.  ...  Important considerations are how to integrate awkward, uncomfortable technologies seamlessly into the garment without causing irritation or restricting movement.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14626268.2010.548870 fatcat:6f3p75q5pbdrdackpz2ly3bh6y

Telemedicine Systems in Disaster Management and Its Future –A New Concept

Prof (Dr) Nemaillal Tarafder
2019 Zenodo  
Wearable bio-sensors are capable of continuous vital signs monitoring and feedback to the user will be significantly effective in timely prevention, diagnosis, treatment and control of diseases.  ...  The main technological tools for the applications of telemedicine are telecommunication, information technology and computer.  ...  Advanced telecommunication technology integrated into mobile health units was introduced during the Persian Gulf War in 1991.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2656321 fatcat:svfxjvgoizhtdp3rtjoondjgii

An Overview of Recent Developments in the Field of Wearable smart textiles

Vagott J, Parachuru R
2018 Journal of Textile Science & Engineering  
The purpose of the MyHeart project was to design and develop wearable smart textiles with integrated health sensors.  ...  Figure 13 : 13 Configuration of the textile-based pH sensor used in the BIOTEX project. Figure 14 : 14 The wealthy system, showing sensor placement and data transmission process.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2165-8064.1000368 fatcat:6qke5ixivvef3bauf3ehbkxt5q

SMART FABRICS-WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY

Yinka-Banjo Chika, Salau Abiola Adekunle
2020 International Journal of Engineering Technologies and Management Research  
For electronic systems to be part of our day-to-day outfits such electronic devices need to conform to requirements as regards wear-ability, this is the vision of wearable technology.  ...  Smart fabrics, generally regarded as smart Textiles are fabrics that have embedded electronics and interconnections woven into them, resulting in physical flexibility that is not achievable with other  ...  The microprocessors and the sensors could be integrated into the yarn directly and it would not interfere with the normal manufacturing process of the apparel.  ... 
doi:10.29121/ijetmr.v4.i10.2017.109 fatcat:bxzwis3625elfituozfhsjsa3a

Wearable sensors/systems and their impact on biomedical engineering

P. Bonato
2003 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine  
In the first article, Asada et al. describe the evolution of the ring sensor over the past eight years. This is likely the most renowned project in the area of wearable devices.  ...  In a nutshell, this is a "jewel" in the wearable technology arena.  ...  Winters et al. provide the readers with their vision of issues related to integrating wearable technology into neurorehabilitation and consumer-centered mobile telerehabilitation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/memb.2003.1213622 pmid:12845812 fatcat:tvyghk7ncvhcxixmf4cabot6zy

The MyHeart project: A framework for personal health care applications

M. Harris, J. Habetha
2007 2007 Computers in Cardiology  
The approach of the MyHeart project is to monitor Vital Body Signs (VBS) with wearable technology, to process the measured data and to give the user (therapy) recommendations from the system.  ...  MyHeart is a so-called Integrated Project of the European Union aimed at developing intelligent systems for the prevention and monitoring of cardiovascular status.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported in part by the IST-2002-507816 MyHeart Project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cic.2007.4745440 fatcat:orcp7snymrcqjdrzzvwjksk25q
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