Wireless and Mobile Technologies

Chapter

In this chapter, wireless technologies and networks are presented. These include cellular networks, wireless LANs, satellites, sensors, RFID, Bluetooth, ZigBee and Fixed wireless networks. More specifically, the characteristics of different wireless networks are presented, and how wireless networks can be used in health monitoring is shown. It is also shown how their individual characteristics would affect their suitability for wireless health monitoring.

Keywords

Migration Microwave Europe Attenuation Iridium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georgia State University AtlantaUSA

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