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Assistive Mobile Technologies for Health Monitoring and Brain–Computer Interface for Patients with Motor Impairments

  • Raluca Maria Aileni
  • George Suciu
  • Victor Suciu
  • Jean Ciurea
  • Pasca Sever
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Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)

Abstract

This book chapter presents the importance of mobile solutions based on body sensor network (BSN) architecture for health monitoring in case of motor-impaired people. In this work, we present a noninvasive system based on mobile technology that allows biomedical signal monitoring by wearable electrodes. The concept of brain–computer interfaces (BCIs) is the ultimate trend for the entertainment industry (gaming), but this technology has potential by providing signal alerts to motor-impaired people (epilepsy or to enable communication). The mobile technologies allow developing the private cloud for tracking data from biomedical sensors and temporary data storage. Motor impairment is total or partial loss of function of a body part that can be translated to muscle weakness, lack of muscle control, or total paralysis. In case of people with motor impairments, monitoring at home involves a monitoring system based on body sensor network (BSN), Internet of Things (IoT), and feedback from doctors. Such a system may lead to reduced costs of hospitalization.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raluca Maria Aileni
    • 1
  • George Suciu
    • 1
  • Victor Suciu
    • 1
  • Jean Ciurea
    • 2
  • Pasca Sever
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electronics Telecommunication and Information TechnologyPolitehnica University of BucharestBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Neurosurgery DepartmentBagdasar-Arseni HospitalBucharestRomania

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