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The International Promotion Symposium of BAN for 2020 [Date: Mar. 13, 2014]

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February 21, 2014

This symposium is being held to introduce a wide range of people to the international standardization activities and research activities for Body Area Network (BAN) wireless technology that are the result of promotion efforts from the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) in cooperation with industry.

Furthermore, our goals are to disseminate this platform for a standard wireless technology so that all will be able to receive reliable healthcare service, meaningful exchange of opinions with domestic and international academic and private institutions take place, even more effort to make BAN a device which will be practical in various fields materialize, and finally, plans to deploy BAN on the international stage begin.


13:00 Opening
  • Wireless communication standards covering from medical treatments to sports health science
    Professor Shinsuke Hara, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka City University
  • China BAN IEEE802.15.4n and its influence on business
    Dr. Liang Li, Vice Chairperson, IEEE802.15.4n
  • BAN technologies toward 2020
    • Bio measurement prospect by Quantum-dot light source
    • Characteristics and applications of sub-giga radio system
    • Future security technology satisfying the degree of secrecy
  • Break & Demonstrations
    • 2.4GHz BAN portable health clinic
    • 400MHz All-battery operable BAN health clinic set after disaster recovery phase2
    • 920MHz Real-time sports science

  • BAN portable health clinic and its networked health checkup service
    Dr. Masahiro Kuroda, Manager, Standardization Promotion Office, International Affairs Department, NICT
  • Healthcare analysis with health checkup data using BAN in Bangladesh
    Associate Professor Naoki Nakashima, Medical Information Center, Kyushu University Hospital
  • Portable Health Clinic business model
    Dr. Kazi Rafiqul Islam Maruf, Consultant, Global communication center, Grameen Communications 
  • Panel discussion: From medical/healthcare to sports health science
17:50 Closing

Speaker's Language: Japanese/English (Simultaneous interpretation is available)

Opening time
March 13, 2014
13:00-18:00 (JST)
Venue Address
Access (URL)
Room No.606 at Conference Tower in Tokyo Big-Sight
Tokyo Big Sight Inc. 3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0063
Organizer National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
Support QoL-SN Promotion Council
Charge Free (Registration is required)
Detailed Application for Event Please write (1) Affiliation (2) Name (3) Tel (4) email
and Subject: “The International Promotion Symposium of BAN for 2020” and e-mail to E-mail address


Standardization Promotion Office,
International Affairs Department,

Hisashi Sakaguchi