Hugo Plácido da Silva | Hugo completed a BS in Computer Science, and a MS in Electrical and Computers Engineering. Since 2004, Hugo is a researcher at the IT - Instituto de Telecomunicações, where he’s currently pursuing his PhD. In 2012, he was a visiting researcher at the Computational and NeuroEgineering Labority (CNEL) from the University of Florida. He is also one of the co-founders of PLUX – Wireless Biosignals, established in 2007 as an innovative technology-based company operating in the field of medical devices for healthcare and quality of life, where Hugo is currently a Board Member and Innovation Advisor.

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Take a look at five open hardware projects that harness the power of the human body through...
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A tutorial explaining the making of CubiKG, a Holter monitor-like device for heart and activity...
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After a visit with his doctor for a heart screening, Hugo Silva left with a prescription to monitor...
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Physical computing has the Arduino and its successors and predecessors as stepping-stones, whereas...
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Today there is no shortage of thoughtfully designed wearable devices promising to improve our...