EIT thrives and prospers

Electrical impedance tomography (EIT) is a relatively new radiation-free bedside imaging technology. Researchers from all over the world met at an international conference dedicated to this technology already for the twentieth time. Over 100 participants presented their latest study results at the International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electrical Impedance Tomography (http://eit2019.co.uk/) organized at the […]

On the Use of Wearable Monitoring Systems in Working Scenarios

As work and work life undergo significant changes, it is increasingly important for organizations to take care of the wellbeing of the work community. When work is no longer tied to a specific time and place, new skills are needed especially from people working in management and personnel administration, and becomes extremely important to acquire […]

Respiration, Music and Science

Wheezes are high-pitched musical lung sounds, with a dominant frequency of 400 Hz or more. The presence of these continuous adventitious respiratory sounds, as with any adventitious sound, usually indicates a pulmonary disorder. Wheezing is very common, for example, in patients with obstructive airway diseases and asthma. One interesting facet of automatic analysis and classification […]

EIT of Horse Lungs

Andy Adler and Josias Wacker, Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique At CSEM, we love playing with our and others’ devices. Such playing often allowed us in the past to extend the range of application of a certain technology. Therefore, we happily accepted the challenge when veterinarian Dr. Martina Mosing from Murdoch University (Australia) asked us if […]