Telemonitoring and remote healthcare are two ICT techniques promise to deliver cost effective long-term healthcare services to the aging population worldwide. Anticipating an emerging market opportunity, NCTU Kannon project team is creating Custos, an open composeable platform for developing remote on-demand healthcare applications using smart phones and wireless sensor networks. Custos1 is integrated readily with Internet web services and UPnP digital-home platform so that it can be used to detect abnormal health conditions through multi-sensor data fusion, adapt environment conditions to user needs, dispatch medical alerts and instigateremedial actions via SMS/RSS communication. Moreover, Custos is easy to program because it uses Sun SPOT and Squawk Java J2ME as its sensor/actuator hub. In this position paper, we presentthe design principles, system architecture and operation concepts of Custos as well as a pilotplan for clinical trials in the Geriatric Psychiatry Ward of Wei-Gong Memorial Hospital in Miaoli, Taiwan.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics|
|State||Published - 1 Dec 2008|
|Event||2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, SMC 2008 - Singapore, Singapore|
Duration: 12 Oct 2008 → 15 Oct 2008
- Smart environments
- Wireless sensor networks