Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


human health; intelligent services; wearable; body sensor networks

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Aside the fact that monitoring, obtaining, and processing of health information remain the prominent way to assessing human health status, it has also been an important means for effective prevention and treatment of diseases. Emergence of wearable body sensor network (WBSN) is a way to achieve health tracking process and intelligent services required for dynamic monitoring of human information. Based on analysis of the present situation and research status of wearable human sensor, this paper presents a systematic review on the core technology of WBSN that would be of great impact in health diagnosis and diseases prevention. Finally, based on the wearable medical device and sensor network technology, two scientific questions regarding "man-machine-environment" are presented. One is the strategy or method to solve the core technology of WBSN and the other is WBSN based wearable medical device.

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