Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Data acquisition of pressure and heart beat rate using TinyOS for e-health care application
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The objective of the presented report focuses on the data acquisition of pressure and heart beat rates from external sensors over the TinyOS 2.x platform. This sensing application may be used in the e-health care field in order to sample the data information. The designed test-bed consists of several hardware devices, containing an MIB520CB USB interface board, two MICAz motes, an MDA300CA data acquisition board and external sensors for the pressure and heart beat rate. The programming language is NesC,which is used to build applications under the TinyOS 2.x environment. Data information is sampled from the external sensors, and this is then realized by the mote via the on-board ADC channel. The values are then transferred from one mote to another over radio communication. Finally, the expected results are transmitted to the PC by using serial communication. The report also discusses the sensing outcomes in order to determine the practical usage of the sensor devices. This project represents a common sensing application in wireless sensor networks, demonstrating a small case within the e-health care monitoring system. In order to meet the specific demands and to save resources, the wireless sensor networks are widely used in various applications. The designed test-bed could be also deployed as a part of larger-scale wireless sensor networks in order to achieve the requirements in relation to the sensing data information for further detailed use in future work.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012.
Keyword [en]
Sensing, TinyOS 2.x, MDA300CA, E-health, Wireless sensor networks
National Category
Engineering and Technology
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-17315OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-17315DiVA: diva2:565166
Uppsok
Technology
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2012-11-19 Created: 2012-11-06 Last updated: 2012-11-19Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(2691 kB)399 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 2691 kBChecksum SHA-512
2bf8572d119c966fec7f0aca93f10f0e08652891368f699477992dc55f1d49f2ccdeea4202add0a89c88893e5d38f7c62c5712de5eb01b6cfc365c654da91449
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Department of Information Technology and Media
Engineering and Technology

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 399 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 147 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf