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Intelligent Medicine System Prototype of The Internet of Things
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science, Department of Information Technology.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [ar]

Since the population of the world is ageing rapidly, how to provide appropriate healthcare to the elderly and disabled people becomes an important issue and draws high attention from medical, academic and industrial fields of the society.

The Internet of Things (IoT) drives the evolution of the Internet, and is regarded as a great potential to improve quality of life for the surging number of elderly people significantly. To promote  a more widespread adoption of technologies underlying IoT, trust and security issue must be paid attention to. As Android operating system gains immense popularity nowadays, it is a trend to make use of it for the wider access of IoT utility.

This paper presents an intelligent and secured medicine system prototype  based on IoT, and it aims to offer assistance about medicine taking with the support of smart devices as medicine cabinet and Android applications. At the same time, this system allows the users to keep track of the relevant "things" connected to the Internet and protects  the privacy of the user data in transit.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
IT, 12 037
National Category
Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-179366OAI: diva2:544352
Educational program
Master Programme in Computer Science
Available from: 2012-08-14 Created: 2012-08-14 Last updated: 2012-08-14Bibliographically approved

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