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Wearable devices for healthcare, medicine, and diseases

Saidin, Aeni Zuhana and Zainal, Rawdhah Nadhirah (2019) Wearable devices for healthcare, medicine, and diseases. In: Seminar Teknologi Multimedia & Komunikasi 2019, 23-24 Julai 2019, Pusat Pengajian Teknologi Multimedia dan Komunikasi UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA.

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Worn external to the body, wearable devices are usually used either attached as an accessories or embedded in clothes. Healthcare wearable devices arrays from the infamous fitness trackers such as Fitbit, iWatch or Samsung Gear to more specific devices for specific purposes such as Kardia Mobile, Nokia BMP+ or Muse. These devices are developed with a variety of benefits aimed towards their target customers. Apart from being a contributor towards better personalised health services, the device can save cost as well as time for both the patient as well as doctors. However as wearable health technologies usually rely a lot of user’s data this create serious concern regarding the data privacy due to the risk of being targeted with security breach from attackers. These are the challenges that wearable manufacturers and developers need to overcome in order to keep up with other technologies in the health industry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: e-ISBN 978-967-16435-5-6 Anjuran: Pusat Pengajian Teknologi Multimedia dan Komunikasi UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wearable Devices, Wearable Technology, Assistive Technology, Healthcare.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2020 01:59
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2020 01:59
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/26775

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