Smart Moving Nightstand - For Medical Assistance of Elderly People an Open Project

Nicolas Soucies, Jeremie Girouard, Nizar Ouarti

Abstract

We present an open mobile platform that aims to benefit from versatile wireless sensors. This mobile assistant is a robot that can monitor different physiologic data for elderly people. Moreover it has the ability to determine the distance and potentially the position of the elderly person who use it. As an assistant it can transport some “objects” as glasses or drugs. Preliminary results show the proof of concept of our approach with a remote sensor that measures the temperature of the subject. We also present a method to assess the quality of the RSSI signal in order to determine the distance of a zigbee module attached to the arm of the subject. These results are the first steps towards a totally autonomous system that is an open platform. In this platform it will be easy to highlight the interaction or the correlation between the different physiological data and to move the robot properly in case of alert. It is possible to program different services and to integrate new sensors remotely. This platform can be convenient for developers and researchers involved in health technology.

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Soucies N., Girouard J. and Ouarti N. (2014). Smart Moving Nightstand - For Medical Assistance of Elderly People an Open Project . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-010-9, pages 517-522. DOI: 10.5220/0004915505170522


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@conference{healthinf14,
author={Nicolas Soucies and Jeremie Girouard and Nizar Ouarti},
title={Smart Moving Nightstand - For Medical Assistance of Elderly People an Open Project},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={517-522},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004915505170522},
isbn={978-989-758-010-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)
TI - Smart Moving Nightstand - For Medical Assistance of Elderly People an Open Project
SN - 978-989-758-010-9
AU - Soucies N.
AU - Girouard J.
AU - Ouarti N.
PY - 2014
SP - 517
EP - 522
DO - 10.5220/0004915505170522