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Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks in a Tele-monitoring System for Homecare

  • Ricardo S. Alonso
  • Óscar García
  • Alberto Saavedra
  • Dante I. Tapia
  • Juan F. de Paz
  • Juan M. Corchado
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5518)

Abstract

Ambient Intelligence has acquired great importance in recent years and requires the development of new innovative solutions. This paper presents a tele-monitoring system aimed at enhancing remote healthcare of dependent people at their homes. The system integrates distributed and heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks for optimizing the construction of ubiquitous scenarios. This approach provides the system with more flexibility to change its functionalities and components after the initial deployment than other analyzed proposals.

Keywords

Ambient Intelligence Wireless Sensor Networks Healthcare  Tele-monitoring Embedded Devices 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ricardo S. Alonso
    • 1
    • 2
  • Óscar García
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alberto Saavedra
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dante I. Tapia
    • 1
    • 2
  • Juan F. de Paz
    • 1
    • 2
  • Juan M. Corchado
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Tulecom Group S.L.SalamancaSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Informática y AutomáticaUniversidad de SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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