Wireless and Mobile Technologies

  • Upkar Varshney

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.


Sensor Node Wireless Network Code Division Multiple Access Mobile Technology Time Division Multiple Access 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georgia State University AtlantaUSA

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