Signal Processing Drives a Medical Sensor Revolution [Special Reports]

Sensor technology’s impact on health care is growing rapidly. New applications are appearing almost daily. Wireless sensors are now used in an ever-growing number ways, such as monitoring glucose levels in diabetics, recording and tracking heart irregularities, and diagnosing infectious diseases.

,Linking sensors to mobile phones has made wearable sensors a reality allowing individuals to monitor not only chronic diseases but also their lifestyle activities.