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Table 8 Types of data gathering

From: Towards pervasive computing in health care – A literature review

Type of data gathering n (%) References
Monitoring of persons 42 (63%) [2124, 2631, 3336, 3942, 4553, 5769, 88, 91]
Monitoring of objects 11 (16%) [21, 27, 40, 43, 44, 55, 68, 7072, 79, 86]
Localization of persons 21 (31%) [13, 23, 24, 27, 32, 35, 37, 39, 40, 43, 44, 53, 54, 60, 63, 67, 68, 7377]
Localization of objects 3 (4%) [38, 54, 56]
Manual input or request 19 (28%) [40, 48, 50, 59, 62, 63, 7376, 7887]
  1. Note: Multiple entries in different categories are possible. The percentages refer to all 67 systems reviewed.