wireless sensor networks

By Jonah Comstock 03:00 am March 21, 2013
According to a new report by research firm ON World, 18.2 million health and wellness wireless sensor networks (WSNs) will be shipped worldwide in 2017, generating $16.3 billion in annual revenue. That's up from 1.7 million shipments and $4.9 billion in revenues in 2012. Between 2012 and 2017, the firm reported, health and wellness WSNs that are wearable, implantable, or otherwise mobile-enabled...
By Brian Dolan 05:19 am September 8, 2009
A recent article in the International Journal of Medical Informatics that explored the perceptions, attitudes and concerns of elderly persons towards wireless sensor network (WSN) technologies for healthcare found that the participants' attitudes toward the idea of wireless sensor networks for health monitoring were generally positive. While the study's abstract is scant on details, some general...