Human-Centric Connectivity Enabled by Body-Coupled Communications
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“With the growing number of mobile devices surrounding a person’s body, there is an increasing need to connect this electronic equipment efficiently into a wireless body-area network. In this article we review the body-coupled communications technology, which we show to be a viable basis for future BANs.
In BCC, the human body is used as a signal propagation medium, which provides a key benefit — the communication is centered around the user and limited to his or her close proximity, that is, this technology provides human-centric connectivity.”