Applications of context-aware computing in hospital work: examples and design principles

  title={Applications of context-aware computing in hospital work: examples and design principles},
  author={Jakob Eyvind Bardram},
  booktitle={SAC '04},
  • J. Bardram
  • Published in SAC '04 14 March 2004
  • Computer Science
Context-awareness is a key concept in ubiquitous computing, which sometimes seems to be a technology looking for a purpose. In this paper we report on the application of context-aware computing for medical work in hospitals, which has appeared to be a strong case for applying context-aware computing. We present the design of a context-aware pill container and a context-aware hospital bed, both of which reacts and adapts according to what is happening in their context. The applications have been… 

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