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International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 5747961, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5747961
Research Article

Tablet PC Enabled Body Sensor System for Rural Telehealth Applications

Department of ECE, College of Engineering, Trivandrum 695016, India

Received 3 October 2015; Revised 19 December 2015; Accepted 22 December 2015

Academic Editor: Fei Hu

Copyright © 2016 Nitha V. Panicker and A. Sukesh Kumar. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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