Wireless body area network and its applications

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Recent interest and advancements in Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs) has increased significantly, in no small part due to the demand for health monitoring devices, not only for use in professional healthcare institutions, but also from an ever increasing number of health conscious individuals. This paper focuses on providing an overview of WBAN applications, spanning the medical and non-medical fields. Furthermore, the challenges and issues needing to be addressed for various applications are highlighted for future work.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationISOCC 2015 - International SoC Design Conference
Subtitle of host publicationSoC for Internet of Everything (IoE)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781467393089
Publication statusPublished - 8 Feb 2016
Event12th International SoC Design Conference, ISOCC 2015 - Gyeongju, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2 Nov 20155 Nov 2015

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NameISOCC 2015 - International SoC Design Conference: SoC for Internet of Everything (IoE)


Conference12th International SoC Design Conference, ISOCC 2015
Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of


  • WBAN applications
  • Wireless Body Area Networkt

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