News tagged with monitoring systems

What's in our water?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although America's supply of drinking water is considered among the world's safest, there is an urgent need to develop more stringent regulations to guide how water is monitored for pollutants, ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Environment
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Smart clothes for better healthcare (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Comfortable smart clothes that monitor the wearer’s heart, breathing and body temperature promise to revolutionise healthcare by reducing hospital visits and allowing patients to lead more ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Engineering
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Peer-to-peer heart monitoring

The possibility of remote monitoring for chronically ill patients will soon become a reality. Now, researchers in South Africa and Australia have devised a decentralized system to avoid medical data overload. They describe ...

dateMar 09, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Using wireless sensors to monitor bridge safety

University of Texas (UT) professor, Dean Neikirk, will be field-testing a new bridge monitoring system within the year. The project is a collaboration between industry, government, and academia that will provide ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Engineering
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Sensor in artery measures blood pressure

(PhysOrg.com) -- High blood pressure can be a trial of patience for doctors and for sufferers, whose blood pressure often has to be monitored over a long time until it can be regulated. This will now be made ...

dateJan 05, 2009 in Engineering
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