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TitleTechnology enablers for context-aware healthcare applications
Author(s)Meneses, Filipe
Moreira, Adriano
KeywordsContext-aware
Health care
Issue dateApr-2009
PublisherIGI Global
Abstract(s)The increasing availability of mobile devices and wireless networks, and the tendency for them to become ubiquitous in our dally lives, creates a favourable technological environment for the emergence of new, simple, and added-value applications for healthcare. This chapter focuses on how context and location can be used in innovative applications and how to use a set of solutions and technologies that enable the development of innovative context and location-aware solutions for healthcare area. It shows how a mobile phone can be used to compute the level of familiarity of the user with the surrounding environment and how the familiarity level can be used in a number of situations.
TypeBook part
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/19160
ISBN978-1-60566-332-6
DOI10.4018/978-1-60566-332-6.ch013
Publisher versionhttp://www.igi-global.com/chapter/mobile-health-solutions-biomedical-applications/26775
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CAlg - Livros e capítulos de livros/Books and book chapters

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