Health Care

Research Focuses

Smart Home and Ambient Assisted Living (AAL)

"Smart Home and Ambient Assisted Living" refer to research activities dealing with the development of technologies and their integration into private living areas – for more security and comfort in everyday life.

Medical Information Technology

In the Medical Information Technology domain we focus on innovative e-health solutions for future personal health care applications. We cover different topics from the development of new sensor concepts to unobtrusive wearables and ambient monitoring systems to mobile health applications.

Telemedicine and Health Care Services

In the field of Telemedicine and Health Care Services we work on ICT-based service concepts, planning algorithms and methods to assess their quality and productivity. A focus is on telemedicine applications.

Contact Person

Johannes Schneider

Department Manager



Johannes Schneider studied Electrical and Information Engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Priorities during his studies were Industrial Information Systems, Computational Intelligence and Bio-signal processing. His diploma thesis entitled "Design and integration of a system for capacitive ECG measurement and simultaneous evaluation of context information in a test vehicle" he wrote already at FZI. Since April 2012 he is employed as a visiting researcher at FZI.


Research interests

  • Human Machine Interaction
  • User Interface Design
  • Measurement and analysis of ECG and Bioimpedance


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Phone: +49 721 9654-760
Fax: +49 721 9654-761

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