Wireless Sensor Networks in Home Care

  • Dante I. Tapia
  • Juan A. Fraile
  • Sara Rodríguez
  • Juan F. de Paz
  • Javier Bajo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5517)


Ambient Intelligence has acquired great importance in recent years and requires the development of new innovative solutions. This paper presents a novel architecture which integrates a service oriented approach into Wireless Sensor Networks to optimize the construction of Ambient Intelligence environments. The architecture proposes a new and easier method to develop distributed intelligent ubiquitous systems, where devices can communicate in a distributed way independent of time and location restrictions. The architecture is easily adapted to changing environments. A prototype system has been proposed to test this architecture. This system is aimed to improve health care and assistance to dependent persons in their homes. Preliminary results are presented in this paper.


Ambient Intelligence Wireless Sensor Networks Service Oriented Architectures Health Care Tele-monitoring Embedded Devices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dante I. Tapia
    • 1
  • Juan A. Fraile
    • 2
  • Sara Rodríguez
    • 1
  • Juan F. de Paz
    • 1
  • Javier Bajo
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Informática y AutomáticaUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain
  2. 2.Pontifical University of SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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