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Moving Out of the Lab: Deploying Pervasive Technologies in a Hospital
July-September 2006 (vol. 5 no. 3)
pp. 24-31
Thomas Riisgaard Hansen, University of Aarhus
Jakob E. Bardram, University of Aarhus
Mads Soegaard, University of Aarhus
The authors deployed a distributed system containing a location-tracking system, a context-awareness system, wall-sized displays, and mobile phones in a Danish hospital's operating ward. This article presents the lessons they learned from deploying these pervasive computing technologies and a checklist of questions for researchers to consider relating to hardware, software, and organizational issues when moving pervasive systems out of the laboratory. This article is part of a special issue on Real-World Deployments.
Index Terms:
real-world deployment, pervasive computing, location tracking, context awareness, mobile phones, hospitals, operating rooms
Citation:
Thomas Riisgaard Hansen, Jakob E. Bardram, Mads Soegaard, "Moving Out of the Lab: Deploying Pervasive Technologies in a Hospital," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 24-31, July-Sept. 2006, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2006.53
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