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Pervasive Technology to Facilitate Wellness

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McCullagh, PJ, Beattie, Mark and Nugent, CD (2010) Pervasive Technology to Facilitate Wellness. In: The 3rd International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, Samos, Greece. ACM. 4 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

In this paper we evaluate the state of the art in systems with the ability to monitor health and wellness. We report on three categories of system: home telehealth monitoring, accelerometer based systems for classifying movement and state, and systems designed to provide feedback for athletes and sports enthusiasts. As these latter two approaches become pervasive, they can find application as systems that promote wellness in the general population. This can be particularly appropriate to the ageing population, if the systems can be tuned to their requirements, with particular reference to usability.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
ID Code:14134
Deposited By:Dr Paul McCullagh
Deposited On:05 Aug 2010 14:23
Last Modified:24 Jun 2011 14:47

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