IJIMT 2013 Vol.4(4): 414-418 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2013.V4.432

Wireless Context-Aware Healthcare System Based on Sensor Web 2.0

I-Ching Hsu
Abstract— As the context-aware technologies and RFID-based sensor devices continue to emerge, the existing healthcare systems are the lack of a uniformly access to cope with the heterogeneous effects, including various context-aware healthcare information presentation, client device constraints, and context-aware healthcare middleware. To allow interoperability among the various context-aware healthcare systems, a common standard is needed to uniformly access context-aware healthcare information provided via a fundamental infrastructure. The Sensor Web 2.0 technologies provide a catalytic solution to this problem. This study addresses these issues developing a RFID-based Context-aware Healthcare System (RCHS) which is based on wireless communication architecture and is implemented in the Web 2.0 environment. The RCHS is composed of RFID-based Healthcare Sensor, RFID-based Context-aware Healthcare Middleware, and Mobile Client to allow a continuous and context-aware health monitoring for patients.

Index Terms— Wireless sensor network, healthcare system, sensor web 2.0, rfid, context-aware.

I-Cing Hsu is with the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Formosa University, 64, Wenhua Rd., Huwei Township, Yunlin County 632, Taiwan (e-mail: hsuic@nfu.edu.tw).

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Cite: I-Ching Hsu, " Wireless Context-Aware Healthcare System Based on Sensor Web 2.0," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 414-418, 2013.

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