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Recent Progress of Biomedical Processor SoC for Wearable Healthcare Application: A Review
Masahiko YOSHIMOTO Shintaro IZUMI
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2019/04/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Solid-State Circuit Design — Architecture, Circuit, Device and Design Methodology)
healthcare, low-power, SoC, wearable,
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This paper surveys advances in biomedical processor SoC technology for healthcare application and reviews state-of-the-art architecture and circuits used in SoC integration. Particularly, this paper categorizes and describes techniques for improving power efficiency in communication, computation, and sensing. Additionally, it surveys accuracy enhancement techniques for bio-signal measurement and recognition. Finally, we have discussed the potential new directions for development as well as research.