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BAN (Body Area Network)


Term
BAN (Body Area Network)

Abbreviation
BAN

Definition
BAN (Body Area Network), also referred to as wireless body area network (WBAN) or a body sensor network (BSN), is a communication standard optimized for low power devices and operation on, in or around the human body (but not limited to humans) to serve a variety of applications including medical, consumer electronics and personal entertainment.

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