Wearable Sensors And Robots

Author: Canjun Yang
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9811024049
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Wearable Sensors And Robots from the Author: Canjun Yang. These proceedings present the latest information on regulations and standards for medical and non-medical devices, including wearable robots for gait training and support, design of exoskeletons for the elderly, innovations in assistive robotics, and analysis of human–machine interactions taking into account ergonomic considerations. The rapid development of key mechatronics technologies in recent years has shown that human living standards have significantly improved, and the International Conference on Wearable Sensor and Robot was held in Hangzhou, China from October 16 to 18, 2015, to present research mainly focused on personal-care robots and medical devices. The aim of the conference was to bring together academics, researchers, engineers and students from across the world to discuss state-of-the-art technologies related to various aspects of wearable sensors and robots. div

Wearable Robotics Challenges And Trends

Author: José González-Vargas
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319465325
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Wearable Robotics Challenges And Trends from the Author: José González-Vargas. The book reports on advanced topics in the areas of wearable robotics research and practice. It focuses on new technologies, including neural interfaces, soft wearable robots, sensors and actuators technologies, and discusses important regulatory challenges, as well as clinical and ethical issues. Based on the 2nd International Symposium on Wearable Robotics, WeRob2016, held October 18-21, 2016, in Segovia, Spain, the book addresses a large audience of academics and professionals working in government, industry, and medical centers, and end-users alike. It provides them with specialized information and with a source of inspiration for new ideas and collaborations. It discusses exemplary case studies highlighting practical challenges related to the implementation of wearable robots in a number of fields. One of the focus is on clinical applications, which was encouraged by the colocation of WeRob2016 with the International Conference on Neurorehabilitation, INCR2016. Additional topics include space applications and assistive technologies in the industry. The book merges together the engineering, medical, ethical and political perspectives, thus offering a multidisciplinary, timely snapshot of the field of wearable technologies.

Wearable Electronics Sensors

Author: Subhas C. Mukhopadhyay
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319181912
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Wearable Electronics Sensors from the Author: Subhas C. Mukhopadhyay. This edited book contains invited papers from renowned experts working in the field of Wearable Electronics Sensors. It includes 14 chapters describing recent advancements in the area of Wearable Sensors, Wireless Sensors and Sensor Networks, Protocols, Topologies, Instrumentation architectures, Measurement techniques, Energy harvesting and scavenging, Signal processing, Design and Prototyping. The book will be useful for engineers, scientist and post-graduate students as a reference book for their research on wearable sensors, devices and technologies which is experiencing a period of rapid growth driven by new applications such as heart rate monitors, smart watches, tracking devices and smart glasses.

Wearable And Autonomous Biomedical Devices And Systems For Smart Environment

Author: Aimé Lay-Ekuakille
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642156878
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Wearable And Autonomous Biomedical Devices And Systems For Smart Environment from the Author: Aimé Lay-Ekuakille. This book is dedicated to wearable and autonomous systems, including devices, offers to variety of users, namely, master degree students, researchers and practitioners, An opportunity of a dedicated and a deep approach in order to improve their knowledge in this specific field. The book draws the attention about interesting aspects, as for instance, advanced wearable sensors for enabling applications, solutions for arthritic patients in their limited and conditioned movements, wearable gate analysis, energy harvesting, physiological parameter monitoring, communication, pathology detection , etc..

New Trends In Medical And Service Robots

Author: Manfred Husty
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319599720
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New Trends In Medical And Service Robots from the Author: Manfred Husty. These are selected papers presented at the 5th International Workshop on Medical and Service Robots (MESROB 2016). The main topics of the workshop included: Exoskeleton and prostheses; Therapeutic robots and rehabilitation; Cognitive robots; Humanoid & Service robots; Assistive robots and elderly assistance; Surgical robots; Human-robot interfaces; Kinematic and mechatronic design for medical and assistive robotics; and Legal issues in medical robotics. The workshop brought together researchers and practitioners to discuss new and emerging topics of Medical and Service Robotics. The meeting took place at castle St. Martin in Graz, Austria, from 4-6 July, 2016.

Converging Clinical And Engineering Research On Neurorehabilitation Ii

Author: Jaime Ibáñez
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319466690
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Converging Clinical And Engineering Research On Neurorehabilitation Ii from the Author: Jaime Ibáñez. The book reports on advanced topics in the areas of neurorehabilitation research and practice. It focuses on new methods for interfacing the human nervous system with electronic and mechatronic systems to restore or compensate impaired neural functions. Importantly, the book merges different perspectives, such as the clinical, neurophysiological, and bioengineering ones, to promote, feed and encourage collaborations between clinicians, neuroscientists and engineers. Based on the 2016 International Conference on Neurorehabilitation (ICNR 2016) held on October 18-21, 2016, in Segovia, Spain, this book covers various aspects of neurorehabilitation research and practice, including new insights into biomechanics, brain physiology, neuroplasticity, and brain damages and diseases, as well as innovative methods and technologies for studying and/or recovering brain function, from data mining to interface technologies and neuroprosthetics. In this way, it offers a concise, yet comprehensive reference guide to neurosurgeons, rehabilitation physicians, neurologists, and bioengineers. Moreover, by highlighting current challenges in understanding brain diseases as well as in the available technologies and their implementation, the book is also expected to foster new collaborations between the different groups, thus stimulating new ideas and research directions.

Wearable Sensors

Author: Edward Sazonov
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0124186661
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Wearable Sensors from the Author: Edward Sazonov. Written by industry experts, this book aims to provide you with an understanding of how to design and work with wearable sensors. Together these insights provide the first single source of information on wearable sensors that would be a valuable addition to the library of any engineer interested in this field. Wearable Sensors covers a wide variety of topics associated with the development and application of various wearable sensors. It also provides an overview and coherent summary of many aspects of current wearable sensor technology. Both industry professionals and academic researchers will benefit from this comprehensive reference which contains the most up-to-date information on the advancement of lightweight hardware, energy harvesting, signal processing, and wireless communications and networks. Practical problems with smart fabrics, biomonitoring and health informatics are all addressed, plus end user centric design, ethical and safety issues. Provides the first comprehensive resource of all currently used wearable devices in an accessible and structured manner. Helps engineers manufacture wearable devices with information on current technologies, with a focus on end user needs and recycling requirements. Combines the expertise of professionals and academics in one practical and applied source.

Nanomedicine Design Of Particles Sensors Motors Implants Robots And Devices

Author: Mark J. Schulz
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1596932805
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Nanomedicine Design Of Particles Sensors Motors Implants Robots And Devices from the Author: Mark J. Schulz. Annotation This resource outlines the new tools that are becoming available in nanomedicine. The book presents an integrated set of perspectives that describe where advancements are now and where they should be headed to put nanomedicine devices into applications as quickly as possible

Sensors And Wearable Technologies In Sport

Author: Daniel A. James
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9811009929
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Sensors And Wearable Technologies In Sport from the Author: Daniel A. James. This book explores emerging trends in wearable sensors for sport and highlights the developments taking place. Drawing on the literature both the approaches and principals for the use of sensors in sport are outlined, and together with references to key works the reader finds this useful in considering such endeavours. The development of wearable technologies is fast paced and accompanying that is an exponential growth in the use and development of computing resources, thus while the review is comprehensive on content not all works can be included and given publication times will inevitably be somewhat dated. The illumination through trends, examples and principles are an aid for anyone considering the use of sensors and wearables in sports.

Next Wave In Robotics

Author: Tzuu-Hseng S. Li
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642231470
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Next Wave In Robotics from the Author: Tzuu-Hseng S. Li. This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th RoboWorld Cup and Congress of the Federation of International Robosoccer Association, FIRA 2011, held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan in August 2011. The 34 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the proceedings out of a total of 110 contributed papers presented at FIRA 2011. The papers address a broad variety of current topics in robotics research, particularly in robot soccer.