Challenges Associated with Wearable Internet-of-Things (IoTs) Monitoring Systems for E-Health

  • Braimoh A. Ikharo Edo State University Uzairue
  • Daniel Aliu Edo State University Uzairue
Keywords: Wearable System, IoT, Disease, Impedance, e-Health, Sensor, Revolution


Wearable Internet-of-things (IoTs) monitoring systems provide several benefits that tend to secure diagnostic connection with health care providers thereby potentially influencing people’s orientation to accessing healthcare services. The goal of this overview is to explore the challenges associated with wearable Internet-of-Things (IoT) monitoring Systems for e-health. Wearable devices are integrated with IoT to enable health managers provide hospital setting to many localities, groups and individuals. Thus, wearable devices become imminent infrastructure for IoT deployment. To develop wearable-based IoT ecosystem, enabling techniques, architecture and other matters relating to IoT should be investigated and then their integration should be embraced. In this paper, we look at the challenges connected with wearable health monitors by system functionality, enabling technologies, security and privacy issues, and the prospect of integration of wearable technology and applications. Finally, we envisage that with the growth of e-health ideas, wearable devices will perform superior role in the arena of health care service and become well integrated into patients’ regular lives. Device interoperability, secured connection/communication to mitigate intermittent signal outages for point-to-point networks, providing advocacy in its usage among the generality of the populace and its deployment in requisite institutions – government and private, are some declared recommendations.


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