Wearable Internet of Things: Concept, architectural components and promises for person-centered healthcare
2015 (English)In: Proceedings of the 2014 4th International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare - "Transforming Healthcare Through Innovations in Mobile and Wireless Technologies", MOBIHEALTH 2014, 2015, 304-307 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
The proliferation of mobile devices, ubiquitous internet, and cloud computing has sparked a new era of Internet of Things (IoT), thus allowing researchers to create application-specific solutions based on the interconnection between physical objects and the internet. Recently, wearable devices are rapidly emerging and forming a new segment-'Wearable IoT (WIoT)' due to their capability of sensing, computing and communication. Future generations of WIoT promise to transform the healthcare sector, wherein individuals are seamlessly tracked by wearable sensors for personalized health and wellness information-body vital parameters, physical activity, behaviors, and other critical parameters impacting quality of daily life. This paper presents an effort to conceptualize WIoT in terms of their design, function, and applications. We discuss the building blocks of WIoT-including wearable sensors, internet-connected gateways and cloud and big data support-that are key to its future success in healthcare domain applications. We also present a new system science for WIoT that suggests future directions, encompassing operational and clinical aspects.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. 304-307 p.
Internet of things, Mobile health, Person-centered healthcare, Pervasive healthcare, Wearable sensors, Big data, Health, Health care, Internet, Mobile devices, Mobile telecommunication systems, Ubiquitous computing, Wearable technology, Application specific, Architectural components, Future generations, Healthcare sectors, Internet of Things (IOT), Personalized healths
Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-167378DOI: 10.1109/MOBIHEALTH.2014.7015971ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84925356297ISBN: 9781631900143OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-167378DiVA: diva2:815177
4th International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, MOBIHEALTH 2014; Athens; Greece; 3 November 2014 through 5 November 2014
QC 201505292015-05-292015-05-222015-05-29Bibliographically approved