On the Use of Smart Wearable Technology for Gynecology and Obstetrics Care

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 234)

Abstract

This paper applies Smart Wearable Technology (SWT) to Gynecology and Obstetrics Care, to protect new born babies from being stolen. We designed a wearable infant bracelet based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology which can monitor posture of baby, and built BLE Gateway (BLEG) network to collect broadcast data from the former; at the same time, we developed Infant Management Software System (IMSS) for indoor positioning and events classification. We also designed three experiments: Experiment A is to build RSSI-Distance Model of infant bracelet and the results show that the RSSI will attenuate with distance increasing within ten meters; Experiment B is to test the reliability of BLEG and the results show that two BLEGs cooperation can reduce the missing rate compared with only one BLEG; Experiment C is to evaluate three BLEG Threshold Configure Methods (BTCM) including Static, Half-Dynamic and Dynamic used in indoor positioning and the results show that Dynamic is the best method of three Methods by miss rate of 3.66%. The product of this paper has been applied to the fourth hospital of Shijiazhuang City.

Keywords

Wearable Technology Bluetooth Low Energy Infant bracelet BLE Gateway Infant Management Software System RSSI-Distance Model BLEG Threshold Configure Method 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Innovation CenterY-FA Technology Co., Ltd.TaoyuanTaiwan (R.O.C.)
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringChang Gung UniversityTaoyuanTaiwan (R.O.C.)
  3. 3.Department of NeurologyChang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou Medical Center and College of MedicineTaoyuanTaiwan (R.O.C.)
  4. 4.School of Software TechnologyDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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