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In this paper applications and requirements of mobile broadband multimedia healthcare services are presented, with the focus on specific research challenges. Such pervasive multimedia healthcare applications include hospital tele-consultation, health monitoring, intelligent emergency management systems, pervasive healthcare data access, and ubiquitous mobile telemedicine. After a survey of the past and undergoing research and demonstration projects in the area, recent challenges and future research directions of comprehensive wireless multimedia health monitoring are presented, including context awareness, content awareness, quality issues, security and reliability, and autonomous and adaptable operation.
Date of Conference: 15-18 Sept. 2008