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IoT Interface for Healthcare applications

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The emergence of the Internet of Things involves new services in healthcare while existing systems will have to interact with the IoT framework in order to integrate in the established ecosystem and use its infrastructure and services. It will be important to design appropriate interfaces for those systems that will take into consideration the unique characteristics of healthcare. We propose an interface design that allows users to efficiently interact with smart objects of a healthcare platform. The notion of a wearable cloud is introduced which connects all sensors of a Body Area Network into a unified interface, managed by a single device, while context aware computing methods personalize the system behavior and natural interaction methods are integrated.

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