Smart Sensors and Customized Environment, as Applied to Monitor Neuromotor Rehabilitation in IoT Era


Presented by: Octavian Adrian Postolache (Instituto de Telecomunicações)

Date: Friday 26th April 2019 – 13:00

Venue: Lingang Library Lecture Hall

Event Type: Lectures


(Reference: P. Martim, V. L. Frango, O. Postolache and Y. Yang, Smart Object for Physical Rehabilitation Assessment, Proceedings of the 2018 10th International Conference and Expositions on Electrical And Power Engineering, 678–682, 2018.)

Currently there are fewer systems that provide the patient monitoring during the physical rehabilitation process by physiotherapists, which may lead to less adequate diagnostic techniques for the patient's physical condition. In this work an IoT healthcare system designed for physical rehabilitation that includes a smart crutch with sensors, embedded processing and communication is reported. Based on the smart crutch it is possible to continuously monitor the evolution of the gait and balance making correlations with rehabilitation outcomes. Additionally, a mobile application for smart phone or tablet was developed to assure advanced processing, data visualization but also data synchronization with a remote database.