Hafez Fouad



Sensor Node Design for IoT Telemedicine Embedded System

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Recent advances in sensors, low-power integrated circuits, and wireless communications have enabled the design of low cost, miniature, lightweight, and intelligent physiological sensor nodes. These nodes, capable of sensing, processing, and communicating one or more vital signs, can be seamlessly integrated into wireless personal or body sensor networks (WPSNs or WBSNs) for health monitoring. This paper describes and proposes the implementation of Heart rate sensor node for embedded telemedicine system. The heart rate sensor node in embedded telemedicine system that has been designed for healthcare applications will be presented. A short description of key enabling technologies (i.e. sensor technology, communication technology, and system analysis and design) that have allowed researchers to implement telemedicine systems is followed by a detailed description of major areas of application of wearable sensors technology. Applications described in this paper include those that focus on health and wellness, safety, home rehabilitation, assessment of treatment efficacy, and early detection of disorders.



Heart rate sensor, Telemedicine, Embedded systems, Healthcare Monitoring, Wireless Body Sensor Networks (WBSN), Medical Informatics MI , Internet of Things (IoT)




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Hafez Fouad. (2017) Sensor Node Design for IoT Telemedicine Embedded System. International Journal of Internet of Things and Web Services, 2, 106-114


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