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The SEARCH-AF study - University of Sydney
April 2014

Researchers deliver novel stroke test in pharmacies
Pharmacists diagnose stroke risk with iPhone-based ECG
Australian scientists have found a way to use an iPhone to deliver a stroke test

Publications
Title: Feasibility and cost effectiveness of stroke prevention through community screening for atrial fibrillation using iPhone ECG in pharmacies
Published: Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Date: April 2014

Cardiac Monitoring - University of Technology, Sydney
February 2010

Publications
Title: Feasibility study of a non invasive Cardiac Rhythm Management System
Published: Special Edition of IJARS - the International Journal of Assistive Robotics and Systems.
Date: 2010

Title: Body sensor networks for Mobile Health Monitoring: experience in Europe and Australia
Published: The Fourth International Conference on Digital Society ICDS 2010.
Date: Feb 2010

Title: Trial Results of a Novel Cardiac Rhythm Management System using Smart Phones and wireless ECG Sensors
Published: Proceedings of 7th Int. Conf. On Smart homes and health Telematics. Tours, France.
Date: July 2009

Title: A Mobile Rehabilitation Application for the Remote Monitoring of Cardiac Patients after a Heart Attack or a Coronary Bypass Surgery
Published: PETRA 2009, Corfu, Greece.
Date: June 2009

Detection of Respiration Rate - eHealth Research Centre
November 2009

Automatic Detection of Respiration Rate using the Alive Heart Monitor

Publications
Title: Automatic Detection of Respiration Rate From Ambulatory Single-Lead ECG
Published: IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (TITB)
Date: Nov 2009

HeartToGo: Detecting Cardiovascular Disease - University of Pittsburgh
October 2009

Publications
Title: Real-Time Cardiovascular Diseases Detection on a Smartphone
Published: Poster at Presentation at Foundation for the National Institutes (FNIH) of Health mHealth Summit 2009 (mHealth Summit 2009), Washington DC
Date: Oct 2009

Title: Predicting Cardiovascular Disease from Real-Time Electrocardiographic Monitoring: An Adaptive Machine Learning Approach on a Cell Phone
Published: Proceedings of the 31th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Minnespolis, MN
Date: Sept 2009

Title: Detecting Cardiovascular Diseases via Real-Time Electrocardiogram Processing on a Smartphone
Published: Proceedings of the Workshop on Biomedicine in Computing: Systems, Architectures, and Circuits (BiC), in conjunction with the 36th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ACM/IEEE ISCA), Austin, TX.
Date: June 2009

Title: HeartToGo: A Personalized medicine technology for cardiovascular disease prevention and detection
Published: Life Science Systems and Applications Workshop, 2009. LiSSA 2009. IEEE/NIH
Date: April 2009

HeartToGo [External Research Symposium 2009, Microsoft Research]
Cell Phone-Based Monitor Could Combat Leading Cause of Death [Microsoft Research]


Pediatric Obesity study - University of Southern California
September 2009

R U 2 Lazy [June 2009, Los Angeles Times]
$1M NIH grant to nudge obese teens off the couch [June 2009, mobihealthnews]

Publications
Title: Energy-Efficient Multihypothesis Activity-Detection for Health-Monitoring Applications
Published: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBC09)
Date: September 2009

Title: Sensing for Obesity: KNOWME Implementation and Lessons for an Architect
Published: Workshop on Biomedicine in Computing (BIC09)
Date: June 2009

Title: Optimal Allocation of Time-Resources for Multihypothesis Activity-Level Detection
[BEST PAPER AWARD]
Published: Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS’09)
Date: June 2009

Title: Optimal Time-Resource Allocation for Activity-Detection via Multimodal Sensing
Published: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets09), Los Angeles, CA
Date: April 2009

Title: Multimodal Sensing for Pediatric Obesity Applications
Published: International Workshop on Urban, Community, and Social Applications of Networked Sensing Systems, (UrbanSense 2008), Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Date: November 2008

Sleep Monitoring - Institute for Infocomm Research
July 2009

Publications
Title: Design and Trial Deployment of a Practical Sleep Activity Pattern Monitoring System.
Published: Proceedings of 7th Int. Conf. On Smart homes and health Telematics. Tours, France.
Date: July 2009

Open Mobile Miner Toolkit - Monash University, Australia
June 2009

Publications
Title: Open Mobile Miner: A Toolkit for Mobile Data Stream Mining.
Published: Proceedings of 15th Int. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining.
Date: June 2009

Sleep Research - Tampere University of Technology
May 2009

Alive Monitor used for electro-oculography.

Publications
Title: Automatic Sleep Stage Classification Using Electro-oculography
Jussi Virkkala, PhD Thesis, Tampere University of Technology
Date: May 2009

RMIT University, Melbourne
May 2009

Publication
Title: Novel methods of faster cardiovascular diagnosis in wireless telecardiology
Published: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Volume: 27
Date: May 2009

Title: Real-time ECG data transmission with Wavelet Packet Decomposition over wireless networks
Published: Int. Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, ISSNIP 2008.
Date: Dec 2008

Title: An automated patient authentication system for remote telecardiology
Published: Int. Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, ISSNIP 2008.
Date: Dec 2008

Title: Legendre Polynomials based biometric authentication using QRS complex of ECG
Published: Int. Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, ISSNIP 2008.
Date: Dec 2008

Title: A wavelet based secured ECG distribution technique for patient centric approach
Published: 5th Int. Summer School and Symposium on Medical Devices and Biosensors, ISSS-MDBS 2008.
Date: June 2008

Title: A mobile web grid based physiological signal monitoring system
Published: Int. Conference on Technology and Applications in Biomedicine, ITAB 2008.
Date: May 2008

Title: A new ECG obfuscation method: A joint feature extraction & corruption approach
Published: Int. Conference on Technology and Applications in Biomedicine, ITAB 2008.
Date: May 2008

Title: Mobile device assisted remote heart monitoring and Tachycardia prediction
Published: Int. Conference on Technology and Applications in Biomedicine. ITAB 2008.
Date: May 2008

Detection of Activities
March 2009

National University of Singapore and Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore.

Publications
Title: Detection of Activities by Wireless Sensors for Daily Life Surveillance: Eating and Drinking.
Published: Sensors 2009, 9, 1499-1517.
Date: March 2009

Nokia Remote Sensing Platform
Jan 2009

Nokia Remote Sensing (NORS) platform, an open source project for mobile-centric wireless sensing, adds support for the Alive Heart and Activity Monitor.
NORS- Nokia Remote Sensing Platform
NORS Sourceforge project

Winner in the European Satellite Navigation Competition 2008
October 2008

CardioMobile, a system for remote monitoring of patients during cardiac rehabilitation, was the winner in the Australian Challenge of the fifth European Satellite Navigation Competition. The system was also named in the top five at the competition's 'Galileo Masters' international final, hedging out hundreds of entries from 13 regions.
Mobile heart check wins in Sat Nav competition [QUT news]
Gold Coast based company wins Satellite Technology Award
European Satellite Navigation Competition 2008

Sleep study research using the Alive Heart and Activity Monitor
August 2008

Publications
Title: Automatic sleep detection using activity and facial electrodes
Published: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Date: August 2008

Title: Automatic sleep stage classification using two facial electrodes
Published: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Date: August 2008

Alive Technologies Receives Frost & Sullivan 2008 Product Innovation Award
July 2008

Alive Technologies Receives Frost & Sullivan's 2008 Australia Product Innovation Award in Remote Patient Monitoring Systems.
Award

CardioMobile - Remote Monitoring System
June 2008

CardioMobile, a system for real-time remote monitoring of ECG, heart rate, location and speed, is being trialled by Queensland University of Technology's Institude of Health and Biomedical Innovation for post MI patients undergoing a walking exercise program. The system uses the Alive Heart Monitor, a GPS, and mobile phone.
Mini ECG gets heart attack rehab patients mobile [QUT news]
Channel 10 News (video)
Channel 9 News (video)
Cardiomobile: A feasibility study of remote cardiac rehabilitation [QUT IHBI]
Example: Remote Cardiac Rehabilitation [QUT IHBI]
Mobile Rehab Monitoring With a Cell Phone [medGadget]

University of Technology, Sydney
June 2008

Publication
Title: A Self-Test to Detect a Heart Attack Using a Mobile Phone and Wearable Sensors
Published: 21st IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems
Date: June 2008

University of California, Los Angeles
June 2008

Publication
Title: Opportunistic medical monitoring using bluetooth P2P networks
Published: The IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM 2008)
Date: June 2008

eCoach Open Source Project
May 2008

eCoach, an open source application for managing sport activities on the Nokia Internet Tablet, supports the Alive Heart Monitor. Data from a GPS and the Alive Heart Monitor is stored in GPX format, that can be analyzed using eCoach or other GPX supporting software.
eCoach

Heart Controlled Mobile Interaction
May 2008

Paul Coulton demonstrates an exertion mapping application and a simple heart rate controlled game using the Alive Heart Monitor and Nokia N95.
Heart Controlled Mobile Interaction

Research Papers from UCLA
April 2008


Diagnostic Quality Driven Energy-efficient and Bandwidth-scalable Physiological Data Collection for Wireless Telehealth
Diagnostic Quality Driven Physiological Data Collection for Personal Healthcare

Best Paper Award - Pervasive Health 2008
March 2008

Niranjan Bidargaddi and Antti Sarela from the eHealth Research Centre, were given the Best Paper Award for their paper and research using the Alive Heart and Activity monitor.
Best paper award
Presentation

Publications
Title: Ambulatory monitor derived clinical measures for continuous assessment of cardiac rehabilitation patients in a community care model
Published: Proc. 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare 2008
Title: Activity and heart rate based measures for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation
Published: Methods of Information in Medicine 2008; 47(3):208-216

MobHealth Open Source JavaME Project
February 2008

MobHealth, an open source extensible mobile health framework written in JavaME supports the Alive Heart and Activity Monitor and Alive Pulse Oximeter. http://sourceforge.net/projects/mobhealth

Mobile Fitness Training System from University of Udine
February 2008

Alive Heart and Activity Monitor used in fitness training system from HCI Lab, University of Udine, Italy.

Publication
Title: MOPET: A context-aware and user-adaptive wearable system for fitness training
Published: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Volume 42, Issue 2
Date: February 2008

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Tampere
January 2008

Publication
Title: ECG monitoring of cardiac patients at home: experiences with scenarios and signal processing methods
Published: Second International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare
Date: January 30, 2008

Activity Monitoring Research uses Alive Heart and Activity Monitor
January 2008

The Alive Heart and Activity Monitor was used in activity monitoring research from VTT Technical Research Centre, IST International Security Technology, KIHU Research Institute for Olympic Sports, and University of Jyväskylä Finland.

Publication
Title: A Concept for Personal Wellness Management Based on Activity Monitoring
Published: Proceedings of Workshop on Ambient Technologies for Diagnosing and Monitoring Chronic Patients (ATDMCP)
Date: January 29, 2008

Motocross System adds support for the Alive Heart Monitor
December 2007

Motovator, a PocketPC GPS-based timing system for motocross adds support for the Alive Heart Monitor.
http://www.motovator.dk

Detecting walking activity using the Alive Heart and Activity Monitor
December 2007

Research paper from e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia.

Publication
Title: Detecting walking activity in cardiac rehabilitation by using accelerometer
Publication: To appear in: The Third International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP) 2007
Date: December 2007

Report on Energy Consumption for Bluetooth, WiFi and Cellular Networks
December 2007

Report from Networked & Embedded Systems Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles

Energy Consumption Analysis for Bluetooth, WiFi and Cellular Networks
NESL Technical Report #: TR-UCLA-NESL-200712-01

Smartphone based ECG Systems using Alive Heart and Activity Monitor
October 2007

Research papers from the Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore.

Publications
Title: Smart Phone-Based Automatic QT Interval Measurement
Published: Computers in Cardiology 2007 Proceedings, Volume 34
Date: October, 2007

Title: Cellular Phone Based Online ECG Processing for Ambulatory and Continuous Detection
Published: Computers in Cardiology 2007 Proceedings, Volume 34
Date: October, 2007

Dutch Xensor Project at Telematica Instituut uses Alive Heart Monitor
7 October 2007

The Alive Heart and Activity Monitor is used in a study into inline skating as part of the Xensor System, a research data collection platform running on a smartphone.

Publication
Title: What's that hot thing in my pocket? SocioXensor, a smartphone data collector
Presented at: e-Social Science 2007, the Third International Conference on e-Social Science
Date: October 7-9, 2007

Alive Heart Monitor and Alive Pulse Oximeter at Fraunhofer Institute
16 Sept 2007

The Alive Heart Monitor and Alive Pulse Oximeter was used in research projects at the Fraunhofer IAIS and presented at Ubicomp 2007.

Publications
Title: CardioViz: Contextual Capture and Visualization for Long-term ECG Data
Adjunct Proceedings of Ubicomp 2007

Title: Monitoring Heartbeat per Day to Motivate Increasing Physical Activity
UbiComp Workshop on Interaction with Ubiquitous Wellness and Healthcare Applications (UbiWell), Innsbruck, 16. September 2007

Posture transition estimation with Alive Heart and Activity Monitor
26 Aug 2007

Research paper from e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia.

Publication
Title: Wavelet based approach for posture transition estimation using a waist worn accelerometer
Published: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007
Date: Aug 22-26, 2007

TripleBeat from Microsoft Research uses Alive Heart Monitor
20 August 2007

Microsoft Research have announced TripleBeat, an exercise system using a mobile phone and the Alive Heart and Activity Monitor.
Triplebeat

Australian Diabetes Management Trial Launched
9 August 2007

An innovative diabetes management trial being conducted by Monash University, University of Queensland and Boston University has been launched. Alive Technologies are providing a system for remotely monitoring the blood glucose levels of the trial participants using mobile phones.
Diabetes patients set to get some TLC [Monash University]
Diabetes patients on the line [The Australian]


Alive Heart and Activity Monitor on Good Morning America ABC TV
20 July 2007

The Alive Heart and Activity Monitor featured in a segment on ABC TV's Good Morning America on new applications for cellphones that enhance our lives. The MPTrain fitness application from Microsoft Research was shown, which uses the Alive Monitor for heart rate monitoring.
Good Morning America Segment (video)
Microsoft Research MPTrain Application

University of Jyväskylä
14 July 2007

The Alive Heart Monitor has been used by researchers at the Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, and the Research Institute for Olympic Sports, Finland.

Publications
Title: A Novel Method for Using Heart Rate Variability Data for Estimation of Oxygen Consumption and Energy Expenditure: A Validation Study
Published: 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Jyväskylä, Finland
Date: July 2007

Title: Awakening Cortisol is Dependent On Awakening Time but Awakening Response is Not
Published: 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Jyväskylä, Finland
Date: July 2007

Title: Comparison of Heartbeat and Movement Based Methods to Evaluate Daily Physical Activity During Occupational Rehabilitation Courses
Published: 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Jyväskylä, Finland
Date: July 2007

BeTelGeuse Project
June 2007

BeTelGeuse, a mobile tool for Bluetooth data gathering supports the Alive Heart Monitor.

Publication
Title: BeTelGeuse - A Tool for Bluetooth Data Gathering
Proc. 2nd International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets, Florence, Italy, June 2007).

Alive Heart Monitor featured on the New Inventors on Australian ABC TV
June 2007

The Alive Heart Monitor was featured with The Personal Health Monitor smartphone software developed by Peter Leijdekkers and Valerie Gay at the University of Technology Sydney, which was the winner on the Australian ABC TV New Inventors (Episode 21).
ABC New Inventors: Personal Health Monitor (video)
Personal Health Monitor

Video game using the Alive Heart and Activity Monitor
June 2007

Researchers at the Human Computer Interaction Laboratory, University of Udine in Italy have developed a video game that adapts to your heart rate and movement using the Alive Heart and Activity Monitor and the Alive Pulse Oximeter.
Videogames that adapt to the player's heart rate

Video game follows your movements, adapts to your heart rate [Engadet]
Heart rate sensor controls games' difficulty [Joystiq]

Publication
Title: Adaptation of Graphics and Gameplay in Fitness Games by Exploiting Motion and Physiological Sensors
Published: Proceedings of SG 2007: 7th International Symposium on Smart Graphics, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4569, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.
Date: June 2007

Gizmag and medGadget
May 2007

Bluetooth health monitoring lets you upload your vital stats to your doctor from home [Gizmag]
Let Your Cellphone Monitor, Transfer Your Vitals & More [medGadget]

University of Technology, Sydney
April 2007

Sydney Morning Herald:
The answering machine that could save lives

e-Health Research Centre
April 2007

Publications
Title: Benefits Realised by the EHRC Ambulatory Monitoring Project
Published: 14th Annual Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2006), Sydney, Australia
Date: Aug 2006

Title: Quantifying Functional Mobility Progress for Chronic Disease Management
Published: 8th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Eng in Medicine & Biology Society
Date: Aug 2006

Title: Quantified Method of Assessing Functional Progress in Patients Undergoing Rehabilitation
Date: Aug 2006

Title: Ambulatory Monitoring for Chronic Disease Rehabilitation
Published: Aged Care Informatics Conference (ACIC)
Date: May 2006

National Nine News July 2005:
The Prince Charles Hospital Personal Ambulatory Monitoring Clinical Trials story

The Geek Stories: Wireless Health Gadgets for Life
March 2007

The Geek Stories. Interview with Bruce Satchwell, CEO of Alive Technologies.
http://on10.net/Blogs/nhodge/the-geek-stories-wireless-health-gadgets-for-life/

Asian Innovation Awards Finalist
October 2006

Alive Technologies mobile health and fitness monitoring system was chosen as a finalist for the Asian Innovation Awards. Presented by the Wall Street Journal Asia.
wsjaia.pdf

AliveECG
September 2006

Alive Technologies Pty Ltd announces AliveECG - The ECG and activity monitoring software for Windows and Windows Mobile devices.
aliveecgmr.pdf

Kiwok
August 2006

The Alive Heart Monitor used in BodyKom™ system from Kiwok.
http://www.kiwok.se
BodyKom Video

University of Technology, Sydney
June 2006

The Alive Heart Monitor used by the Mobile Ubiquitous Services & Technologies Group at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Publications
Title: Personal Heart Monitoring and Rehabilitation System using Smart Phones
Published: IEEE International conference on mobile business, m>business2006
Date: June 2006

Title: Around the Clock Personalized Health Monitoring Using Smart Phones
Published: 4th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics ICOST2006
Date: June 2006

Title: Personal Heart Monitoring System using Smart Phones to detect life threatening Arrhythmias
Published: 19th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, CBMS
Date: June 2006

Microsoft Research
March 2006

Microsoft Research develops a mobile phone based exercise system using the Alive Heart Monitor.
MPTrain: A Mobile Music and Physiology Based Personal Trainer

e-Health Research Centre
Dec 2005

Publications
Title: An Observational Trial of Ambulatory Monitoring of Elderly Patients
Published: 12th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME)
Date: Dec 2005

Title: Wireless Personal Monitoring of Patient Movement and Vital Signs
Published: Conference on Computational Intelligence in Medicine and Healthcare (CIMED)
Date: June 2005

Medica 2005
16th Nov 2005

Alive Technologies exhibited at Medica 2005 at the Dusseldorf Trade Fair Centre in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Hall 14 / C61
http://www.medica.de/

Microsoft TechEd 2005
3rd July 2005

Alive Technologies develops Bluetooth remote control cars for Microsoft Teched 2005.
http://blogs.msdn.com/charles_sterling/archive/2005/08/23/455064.aspx
http://blogs.msdn.com/charles_sterling/archive/2005/08/22/454403.aspx
Windows Media video

Gold Coast Marathon 2005 Live Broadcast
3rd July 2005

Alive Technologies in collaboration with Bond Wireless streamed a live webcast of former Olympian Pat Carroll running in the Gold Coast Marathon.
http://www.alivetec.com/gcm2005

Live webcast from the 2004 Gold Coast Marathon.
http://www.alivetec.com/gcm2004

London Marathon 2005 Live Broadcast
17th April 2005

Alive Technologies monitors runners in the London Marathon, with a live webcast.
http://www.alivesport.com

 
 
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