• Abstract

    A wearable device is a piece of technology that can be worn on the body, designed to be portable, lightweight and equipped with various sensors or features for specific functions. As a game-changer in the field of biomedical engineering, wearable technology provides innovative approaches to illness management, individualized healthcare and health monitoring. This review looks at wearable technology as it stands in the field of biomedical engineering, emphasizing its uses, difficulties and potential. The research examines a wide variety of wearable wireless biosensors, sensor patches, wristwatches, wearable face masks and multi-sensor smart clothing, emphasizing their potential to measure physiological parameters, including blood pressure, heart rate and sleep patterns. This study demonstrates the need for intelligent wearable devices for high-quality signal capture, processing and continuous monitoring of critical parameters. The creation of smart wearables that meet the specified design standards enables the creator of a wearable with reduced power consumption that can be used to monitor the health of patients. This study offers a thorough analysis of wearable technology's present state, obstacles and potential applications in the field of biomedical engineering. It will be of great use to investigators, medical professionals and developers of technology.

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Awasthi, K. K., Bhatt, M., Rajendran, N. K., Singh, A. P., & Sharma, P. (2024). An examination of wearable technology in the field biomedical engineering: A review. Multidisciplinary Reviews, 6, 2023ss074. https://doi.org/10.31893/multirev.2023ss074
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