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An IoT Project for Vital Signs Monitoring

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  • Felician ALECU

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  • Paul POCATILU

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  • Sergiu Marin CAPISIZU

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Nowadays, the Internet of Things (IoT) projects are very popular and they are developed for numerous fields. In order to detect various medical problems on time, it is required to monitor the subjects either human or non-human. This could be used on regular or specific activities, like sport or work. It is necessary to determine the factors that could lead to medical problems. Another important aspect is to quantify the factors, to monitor them, to collect data and to make the proper interpretation. This could be achieved using dedicated sensors, controlled by an application embedded on a development board. When a dangerous value is reached, the system has to inform the subject (if human) or someone else (if non-human). This paper presents an Arduino based IoT project used for monitoring the vital signs for human and non-human and the results based on its usage. The paper details the hardware and software components of this project.

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  • Felician ALECU & Paul POCATILU & Sergiu Marin CAPISIZU, 2017. "An IoT Project for Vital Signs Monitoring," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 21(2), pages 33-43.
  • Handle: RePEc:aes:infoec:v:21:y:2017:i:2:p:33-43
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