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Low Power Emerging Wireless Technologies by Krzysztof Iniewski, Reza Mahmoudi

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Ultralow Power Radio Design for Emerging Healthcare Applications

Maja Vidojkovic, Li Huang, Julien Penders, Guido Dolmans, and Harmke de Groot

CONTENTS

10.1  Introduction

10.1.1  WBAN and Healthcare Applications

10.1.2  Link Budget

10.1.3  BAN Radio

10.2  Summary and Conclusions

References

10.1  INTRODUCTION

The rapid growth in physiological sensors, low power integrated circuits, and wireless communication has enabled a new generation of wireless sensor networks for healthcare. The wireless body area network (WBAN) is a new wireless network that could allow inexpensive continuous health monitoring and early detection of medical patient conditions via the Internet. Intelligent physiological sensors can be placed on, in, or around ...

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