Indoor Tracking of Geriatric Patients Using Bluetooth

Presented in First AMA-IEEE Medical Techonlogy Conference on Individualized Healthcare Slide Share Presentation In our research, we propose a method whereby a patient can be tracked indoors using commodity Bluetooth hardware and smart-phone devices. By reversing the traditional configuration, the tags become stationary and the mobile device becomes the reader. Using the available cellular network, the patient’s location can be queried in real-time by caregivers. This method effectively bridges the gap between indoor and outdoor location data, providing a greater level of care for the...

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