Thursday, 14 February 2008

Biomedical Wireless Sensor Network

The video shows a showcase demonstration of the IEEE 802.15.4 WPAN compliant sensor communication platform implementation for invasive blood pressure, ECG, pericardial accelerometer and a digital intrapleural drainage sytem applied during beating heart surgery. The showcase marked the end of the BWSN project involving 9 Scandinavian partners. From Sweden: Acreo, Ericsson R&D, Imego, Novosense and Millicore. From Finland: VTT.From Norway; MemsCap, The Interventional Centre and Novelda. The surgery was performed at the Interventional Centre at Rikshospitalet in Oslo, Norway

Sunday, 3 February 2008

First Ubiquitous IT Europe Forum

The first European conference dedicated to uHealth is coming up in Bonn, Germany. Among organizers are University of Bonn, Fraunhofer IAIS, the Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems, u-Korea Forum and Korea u-City Association. Find more information on the conference website:
The Ubiquitous IT Europe Forum organizes, in conjunction with the University of Bonn and Aving Global News Network, a series of conferences on the topic of ubiquitous computing.
The first event in this series takes place in Bonn, Germany between March 10th and 12th, 2008. The main objective is to bring together the Asian and European communities that actively work on ubiquitous technologies to foster the exchange of experiences and encourage future global collaborations. The conference will be held at the World Congress Center in Bonn, which is the former federal government Plenary Chamber.
Attendance is free, and the conference program has 16 sessions addressing uCity Technologies, European Projects, uApplications. In addition Keynotes and Panel Discussions are scheduled.