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Wireless network for health monitoring: heart rate and temperature sensor

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2 Author(s)
Kioumars, A.H. ; Sch. of Eng. & Adv. Technol., Massey Univ., Palmerston North, New Zealand ; Liqiong Tang

In the field of human health, collecting real-time data is vital. A system that can remotely monitor heart rate and body temperature is presented in this paper. The data was collected from a group of volunteers using the sensors developed by the research team to test the system. The Arduino micro-controller is programmed to transmit the data securely to a remote PC station using an XBee wireless network for display and storage. Power consumption by the system was minimized by activating the sensors when a command from a remote PC is received.

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Sensing Technology (ICST), 2011 Fifth International Conference on

Date of Conference:

Nov. 28 2011-Dec. 1 2011