Virtual Instrumentation in Biomedical Equipment

Tiago Faustino Andrade, Manuel Rodrigues Quintas, Carlos Moreira Silva, Maria Teresa Restivo, Maria Fátima Chouzal, Teresa Freitas Amaral


Nowadays, the assessment of body composition by estimating the percentage of body fat has a great impact in many fields such as nutrition, health, sports, chronic diseases and others.
The main purpose for this work is the development of a virtual instrument that permits more effective assessment of body fat, automatic data processing, recording results and storage in a database, with high potential to conduct new studies,


virtual instrument; wireless communication; biomedical equipment; medical diagnosis.

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International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE).ISSN: 1861-2121
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