Title

Amulet: an open-source wrist-worn platform for mHealth research and education

Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Date

1-1-2019

Publication Title

Proceedings of the Workshop on Networked Healthcare Technology

Department

Department of Computer Science

Abstract

The advent of mobile and wearable computing technology has opened up tremendous opportunities for health and wellness applications. It is increasingly possible for individuals to wear devices that can sense their physiology or health-related behaviors, collecting valuable data in support of diagnosis, treatment, public health, or other applications. From a researcher’s point of view, the commercial availability of these “mHealth” devices has made it feasible to conduct scientific studies of health conditions and to explore health-related interventions. It remains difficult, however, to conduct systems work or other experimental research involving the hardware, software, security, and networking aspects of mobile and wearable technology. In this paper we describe the Amulet platform, an open-hardware, open-software wrist-worn computing device designed specifically for mHealth applications. Our position is that the Amulet is an inexpensive platform for research and education, and we encourage the mHealth community to explore its potential.

DOI

10.1109/COMSNETS.2019.8711407

Comments

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Original Citation

David Kotz. Amulet: an open-source wrist-worn platform for mHealth research and education. Proceedings of the Workshop on Networked Healthcare Technology (NetHealth), pages 891–897. IEEE, January 2019. doi:10.1109/COMSNETS.2019.8711407

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