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Using a Communication Model to Collect Measurement Data through Mobile Devices
MAmI Research Lab, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real 13071, Spain
Systems and Computer Engineering Faculty, Technological University of Panama, Panama
Division of Engineering and Exact Sciences, University of Anahuac Mayab, Merida 97310, Yucatan, Mexico
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Received: 19 May 2012; in revised form: 21 June 2012 / Accepted: 25 June 2012 / Published: 5 July 2012
Abstract: Wireless systems and services have undergone remarkable development since the first mobile phone system was introduced in the early 1980s. The use of sensors in an Ambient Intelligence approach is a great solution in a medical environment. We define a communication architecture to facilitate the information transfer between all connected devices. This model is based in layers to allow the collection of measurement data to be used in our framework monitoring architecture. An overlay-based solution is built between network elements in order to provide an efficient and highly functional communication platform that allows the connection of a wide variety of devices and technologies, and serves also to perform additional functions such as the possibility to perform some processing in the network that may help to improve overall performance.
Keywords: communication model; data transmission; sensors integration; mobile devices
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Bravo, J.; Villarreal, V.; Hervás, R.; Urzaiz, G. Using a Communication Model to Collect Measurement Data through Mobile Devices. Sensors 2012, 12, 9253-9272.
Bravo J, Villarreal V, Hervás R, Urzaiz G. Using a Communication Model to Collect Measurement Data through Mobile Devices. Sensors. 2012; 12(7):9253-9272.
Bravo, José; Villarreal, Vladimir; Hervás, Ramón; Urzaiz, Gabriel. 2012. "Using a Communication Model to Collect Measurement Data through Mobile Devices." Sensors 12, no. 7: 9253-9272.