Manager-Agent Framework of a Medical Device Communication for u-Healthcare Services with USN

  • Yung Bok Kim
  • Jae-Jo Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4953)


A medical device communication framework for a ubiquitous healthcare service based on ISO11073 with USN (ubiquitous sensor network) was studied in view of a ubiquitous computing and networking environment. We introduce the USN for e-healthcare service in smart environments. Beyond e-healthcare service, as an application of u (ubiquitous)-healthcare service for USN including PLC technology, we implemented a real-time health-monitoring service with a cost-effective Web server. We introduce the u-healthcare service based on the framework ISO11073/IEEE1073 (i.e. X73) with USN including PLC technology for a sink node or gateway without power limitations.


Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Sink Node Smart Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yung Bok Kim
    • 1
  • Jae-Jo Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Sejong University, KunJa-DongKwang-Jin-KuKorea
  2. 2.Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI)Gyeonggi-DoKorea

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