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An Enhanced Internet-of-Things Architecture Focused on 6LoWPAN Technology in Healthcare Environments

List of Authors: Tuan Nguyen Gia, Nanda Kumar Thanigaivelan, Amir-Mohammad Rahmani, Tomi Westerlund, Pasi Liljeberg, Hannu Tenhunen
Publication year: 2014
Book title *: Norchip 2014
ISBN: 978-1-4799-5442-1


Embedded devices with enhanced communication capabilities, Internet of Things (IoT), are able to perform a wide variety of different tasks at present. One rapidly increasing application domain is healthcare. In this paper, we present an IoT-based architecture and system implementation for healthcare applications. The presented IoT-based system provides a cost-effective and easy way to analyze and monitor, either remotely or on the spot, real-time health data such as Electrocardiogram (ECG) and Electromyography (EMG) data. Health data is transmitted by utilizing IPv6 over low power wireless area networks (6LoWPAN). Our efficient customization of the 6LoWPAN network for health data provides energy efficient and reliable transmission in different scenarios that is required in several healthcare applications.

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