WiSPH: A Wireless Sensor Network-Based Home Care Monitoring System
AbstractThis paper presents a system based on WSN technology capable of monitoring heart rate and the rate of motion of seniors within their homes. The system is capable of remotely alerting specialists, caretakers or family members via a smartphone of rapid physiological changes due to falls, tachycardia or bradycardia. This work was carried out using our workgroup’s WiSe platform, which we previously developed for use in WSNs. The proposed WSN architecture is flexible, allowing for greater scalability to better allow event-based monitoring. The architecture also provides security mechanisms to assure that the monitored and/or stored data can only be accessed by authorized individuals or devices. The aforementioned characteristics provide the network versatility and solidity required for use in health applications. View Full-Text
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Magaña-Espinoza, P.; Aquino-Santos, R.; Cárdenas-Benítez, N.; Aguilar-Velasco, J.; Buenrostro-Segura, C.; Edwards-Block, A.; Medina-Cass, A. WiSPH: A Wireless Sensor Network-Based Home Care Monitoring System. Sensors 2014, 14, 7096-7119.
Magaña-Espinoza P, Aquino-Santos R, Cárdenas-Benítez N, Aguilar-Velasco J, Buenrostro-Segura C, Edwards-Block A, Medina-Cass A. WiSPH: A Wireless Sensor Network-Based Home Care Monitoring System. Sensors. 2014; 14(4):7096-7119.Chicago/Turabian Style
Magaña-Espinoza, Pedro; Aquino-Santos, Raúl; Cárdenas-Benítez, Néstor; Aguilar-Velasco, José; Buenrostro-Segura, César; Edwards-Block, Arthur; Medina-Cass, Aldo. 2014. "WiSPH: A Wireless Sensor Network-Based Home Care Monitoring System." Sensors 14, no. 4: 7096-7119.