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Health-care electronics The market, the challenges, the progress

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Health-care electronics The market, the challenges, the progress
— Exploding health care demands and costs of aging and stressed populations necessitate the use of more in-home monitoring and personalized health care. Electronics hold great promise to improve the quality and reduce the cost of health care. The speakers in this hot topic session will discuss the field of health care electronics from all aspects. First, the market of health care electronics is described, and realities, trends and hypes will be pointed out. The second presentation describes the engineering challenges in ultra low-power disposable electronics for wireless body sensor applications. Both the sensor aspects, the related signal processing, and business models will be discussed. The third presentation talks about embedded bio-stimulation applications in cochlea implants, thereby highlighting the design challenges in terms of power consumption and extreme reliability of these devices. The final presentation discusses the application of brain stimulation and recording with r...
Wolfgang Eberle, Ashwin S. Mecheri, Thi Kim Thoa N
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Year 2009
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Authors Wolfgang Eberle, Ashwin S. Mecheri, Thi Kim Thoa Nguyen, Georges G. E. Gielen, Raymond Campagnolo, Alison Burdett, Chris Toumazou, Bart Volckaerts
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