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Textile sensors for personalized feedback

Coyle, Shirley and Mitchell, Edmond and Ward, Tomas E. and May, Gregory and O'Connor, Noel E. and Diamond, Dermot (2010) Textile sensors for personalized feedback. In: IAPMA2010 - ECIR2010 workshop on information access for personal media archives, 28 March 2010, Milton Keynes, UK.

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Abstract

Wearable sensors provide a means of continuously monitoring a person in a natural setting. These sensors can “look in” by monitoring the wearer’s health through physiological measurements and also by detecting their activities. Other sensors can be used to “look out” from the wearer into the environment through which he/she is moving, which may serve to detect any potential hazards or provide contextual information about the wearer’s lifestyle. Wearable sensors can be harnessed to give immediate feedback to the wearer while also providing an archive of physiological data which can be logged and assessed over days, months or years. This has many applications in the field of healthcare, rehabilitation and sports performance. Here we present a number of case studies involving “smart” garments which have been developed to monitor the well-being of the wearer and to assess performance and progress, for example in training or rehabilitation scenarios.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Workshop
Refereed:Yes
Subjects:Engineering > Materials
Computer Science > Interactive computer systems
Computer Science > Computer networks
Engineering > Biomedical engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Centre for Digital Video Processing (CDVP)
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science and Health > School of Chemical Sciences
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science and Health > School of Health and Human Performance
Research Initiatives and Centres > National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR)
Research Initiatives and Centres > CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
Official URL:http://www.iapma2010.dcu.ie/
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:Science Foundation Ireland
ID Code:15396
Deposited On:03 Jun 2010 16:03 by Shirley Coyle. Last Modified 03 Jun 2010 16:06

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