A WIRELESS APPLICATION THAT MONITORS ECG SIGNALS ON-LINE: ARCHITECTURE AND PERFORMANCE

Jimena Rodríguez, Lacramioara Dranca, Alfredo Goñi, Arantza Illarramendi

Abstract

In this paper, we present an innovating on-line monitoring system that has been developed by applying new advances in biosensors, mobile devices and wireless technologies. The aim of the system is to monitor people that suffer from heart arrhythmias without having to be hospitalized; and therefore, living a normal life while feeling safe at the same time. On the one hand, the architecture of the system is presented; and, on the other hand, some performance results and implementation details are explained showing how the previous solution can be effectively implemented and deployed into a system that makes use of PDAs, and wireless communications: Bluetooth and GPRS. Moreover, special attention is paid to two aspects: cost of the wireless communications and notification latency for the detected serious heart anomalies.

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Rodríguez J., Dranca L., Goñi A. and Illarramendi A. (2004). A WIRELESS APPLICATION THAT MONITORS ECG SIGNALS ON-LINE: ARCHITECTURE AND PERFORMANCE . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 138-145. DOI: 10.5220/0002640101380145


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis04,
author={Jimena Rodríguez and Lacramioara Dranca and Alfredo Goñi and Arantza Illarramendi},
title={A WIRELESS APPLICATION THAT MONITORS ECG SIGNALS ON-LINE: ARCHITECTURE AND PERFORMANCE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={138-145},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002640101380145},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - A WIRELESS APPLICATION THAT MONITORS ECG SIGNALS ON-LINE: ARCHITECTURE AND PERFORMANCE
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Rodríguez J.
AU - Dranca L.
AU - Goñi A.
AU - Illarramendi A.
PY - 2004
SP - 138
EP - 145
DO - 10.5220/0002640101380145