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Sensor Technologies

Healthcare, Wellness, and Environmental Applications


ISBN: 978-1-4302-6013-4 (Print) 978-1-4302-6014-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-14


  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-50

    Sensing and Sensor Fundamentals

  4. Chapter

    Pages 51-77

    Key Sensor Technology Components: Hardware and Software Overview

  5. Chapter

    Pages 79-95

    Sensor Network Topologies and Design Considerations

  6. Chapter

    Pages 97-113

    Processing and Adding Vibrancy to Sensor Data

  7. Chapter

    Pages 115-135

    Regulations and Standards: Considerations for Sensor Technologies

  8. Chapter

    Pages 137-156

    The Data Economy of Biosensors

  9. Chapter

    Pages 157-180

    Sensor Deployments for Home and Community Settings

  10. Chapter

    Pages 181-216

    Body-Worn, Ambient, and Consumer Sensing for Health Applications

  11. Chapter

    Pages 217-248

    Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Sensing Applications

  12. Chapter

    Pages 249-282

    Environmental Monitoring for Health and Wellness

  13. Chapter

    Pages 283-292

    Summary and Future Trends

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 293-302