Development of Zigbee-Wifi-Wimax Hybrid Wireless Sensor Network Based Telemedicine System

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications
Topic: Networking
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The problem of safety and medical health condition of the residents are major causes of concern in the old age homes. This paper is an outcome of an on-going research project sponsored by department of, ministry of science and technology, government of India, in which a wireless sensor network based on ZigBee-Wi-Fi-WiMax hybrid Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), has been developed. This system has been used for implementing telemedicine system as an information gateway between old age homes and nearby hospitals, for the purpose of transmitting health data wirelessly over a distance of about 20 km range.

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