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Emergency prenatal telemonitoring system in wireless mesh network

Satria, Muhammad Haikal and Yunus, Jasmy and Supriyanto, Eko (2014) Emergency prenatal telemonitoring system in wireless mesh network. Telkomnika (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control), 12 (1). pp. 123-134. ISSN 1693-6930

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.12928/TELKOMNIKA.v12i1.1973


Telemedicine promises a great opportunity for health care service improvement. However, it has several issues for its implementation in certain area. They include communication service quality, infrastructure and operational cost. Since Wireless Mesh Network (WMN) is designed to reduce the infrastructure cost and operational cost, an investigation of network performance for implementation of telemedicine is required. In this paper, a simulation to investigate the wireless mesh network quality of service. Using network simulator 2, The QoS performance analysis was performed in different routing protocol scenarios of proposed system. It showed that OLSR protocol for Mesh Network maintained the time transfer of the EPT data. The field testing of the proposed system to measure the distance with various time has already been done. The infrastructure has been also implemented using low cost 5.8 GHz transceiver for backhauls and low cost 2.4 GHz transceiver for clients. Test result shows that the low cost telemedicine system is able to do real time communication between patient and medical staff with medical data rate up to 2 Mbps. It shows that telemonitoring system using wireless mesh network can give a low cost application in emergency time with acceptable medical data transfer quality.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:telemedicine, telemonitoring, wireless mesh network
Subjects:Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions:Biosciences and Medical Engineering
ID Code:52659
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:01 Feb 2016 11:52
Last Modified:30 Jun 2018 06:55

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