WAITER: A Wearable Personal Healthcare and Emergency Aid System

  title={WAITER: A Wearable Personal Healthcare and Emergency Aid System},
  author={Wanhong Wu and Jiannong Cao and Yuan Zheng and Yong Ping Zheng},
  journal={2008 Sixth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom)},
The emerging pervasive computing is regarded as a promising solution to the systems of personal healthcare and emergency aid, which can monitor personal health status in a real-time manner and automatically issue the alert for medical aids in case of emergency. However, the implementation of such a system is not trivial due to the issues, including (1) the system operations without complicated caregiver aid to reduce cost of human resource, (2) vital sensor deployment for user comfort, (3) on… CONTINUE READING
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