Wearable Monitoring Systems

  • Annalisa Bonfiglio
  • Danilo De Rossi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Components and Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Enzo Pasquale Scilingo, Antonio Lanatà, Alessandro Tognetti
      Pages 3-25
    3. Steve Warren, Balasubramaniam Natarajan
      Pages 51-80
    4. Lawrence Au, Brett Jordan, Winston Wu, Maxim Batalin, William J. Kaiser
      Pages 81-97
    5. Hassan Ghasemzadeh, Eric Guenterberg, Roozbeh Jafari
      Pages 99-122
    6. Francois G. Meyer
      Pages 123-146
    7. Danilo Emilio de Rossi, Rita Paradiso
      Pages 147-162
  3. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Sergio Guillén, Maria Teresa Arredondo, Elena Castellano
      Pages 165-178
    3. Eric McAdams, Asta Krupaviciute, Claudine Gehin, Andre Dittmar, Georges Delhomme, Paul Rubel et al.
      Pages 179-203
    4. Annalisa Bonfiglio, Davide Curone, Emanuele Lindo Secco, Giovanni Magenes, Alessandro Tognetti
      Pages 205-219
    5. Diana Young, Dava Newman
      Pages 221-249
  4. Environmental and Commercial Scenarios

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 251-251
    2. Maria Teresa Arredondo, Sergio Guillén, I. Peinado, G. Fico
      Pages 253-275
    3. George Kotrotsios, Jean Luprano
      Pages 277-294
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 295-296

About this book


Wearable Monitoring Systems Edited by: (editors) Annalisa Bonfiglio Danilo E. De Rossi As electronic and information systems on the human body, the role of wearable embedded systems is to collect relevant physiological information, and to interface between humans and local and/or global information systems. Within this context, there is an increasing need for applications in diverse fields, from health to rescue to sport and even remote activities in space, to have real-time access to vital signs and other behavioral parameters for personalized healthcare, rescue operation planning, etc. This book’s coverage spans all scientific and technological areas that define wearable monitoring systems, including sensors, signal processing, energy, system integration, communications, and user interfaces. A diverse collection of applications is used to illustrate the principles and practices introduced, while providing a broad overview and critical analysis of the field of wearable technologies. •Discusses all elements of wearable systems, including sensors, energy generation, signal processing and communications systems; •Reviews recent work on wearable systems based on a e-textile technology; •Describes key applications of wearable systems in a variety of fields, such as sports, wellness and fitness, health monitoring and diagnostics, protective garments for emergency and work in noxious and dangerous environments, and applications in space and planetary explorations; •Offers an overview of market challenges and perspectives.


E-Textiles MEMS/NEMS Micro/nano-electronics Organic Electronics Wearable Electronics Wearable Embedded Systems Wireless sensors and actuators

Editors and affiliations

  • Annalisa Bonfiglio
    • 1
  • Danilo De Rossi
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipto. Ingegneria Elettrica e, ElettronicaUniversità di CagliariCagliariItaly
  2. 2.Centro Interdipartimentale diUniversita PisaPisaItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-7383-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-7384-9
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