An IoT-enabled Electronic Textile-based Flexible Body Sensor Network for Real-time Health Monitoring in Assisted Living during Pandemic
- Computer Science2022 23rd International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED)
This paper presents a cost-effective and flexible electronic textile sensor with high sensitivity and fast response and demonstrates its versatile applications, including real-time measurements of…
One-dimensional convolutional neural networks for low/high arousal classification from electrodermal activity
- Computer ScienceBiomed. Signal Process. Control.
Healthcare-assisted technologies: recent advances, requirements and energy challenges
Ambient-assisted technologies offer valuable support for persons with special needs, such as older, ill or disabled persons, through assisting in daily life activities, monitoring...
Case Report: Ambient Sensor Signals as Digital Biomarkers for Early Signs of Heart Failure Decompensation
- MedicineFrontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
The first report about the potential of an affordable, contactless, and unobtrusive ambient sensor system for the detection of early signs of HF decompensation based on data with prospective data acquisition and retrospective correlation of the data with clinical events in a 91 year old senior with a serious heart problem over 1 year.
Wearable Technologies: Acceptance Model for Smartwatch Adoption Among Older Adults
A user acceptance model was proposed by extending the previously validated Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) to gain a better understanding of older adults’ attitude towards the acceptance of wearable technologies, and results reveal that prior experience, affective quality and technology-related anxiety affected older adults' perception of ease of use.
Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Technologies, Design and User Experience: 6th International Conference, ITAP 2020, Held as Part of the 22nd HCI International Conference, HCII 2020, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19–24, 2020, Proceedings, Part I
This article describes some of the intergenerational workshops developed within the ViseuInterAgeStories Project (VIAS), although with a special focus on the participation of the elderly.
Wrist-worn and chest-strap wearable devices: Systematic review on accuracy and metrological characteristics
Data Collection Module for Human Activity Recognition
- Computer Science
A data collection system that will enable detection and monitoring of human activity using very low-cost, unobtrusive passive infrared and microwave radar sensors and is composed of Arduino microcontroller, SD card module and real time clock module.
An Action Recognition Method Based on Wearable Sensors
- Computer ScienceADHOCNETS
This work presents an action layered verification model which includes static action layer, dynamic action layer and joint presentation layer, which is used to provide an optional wearing scheme for each layer and to prevent wrong classification problems.
Exploring teachers' needs and the existing barriers to the adoption of Learning Design methods and tools: A literature survey
- Computer ScienceBr. J. Educ. Technol.
A systematic review of the literature about learning design tools, tackling the issue of adoption from two points of view: teachers' needs in relation to LD tools and methods and possible barriers to their adoption.
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