Compressed Medical Image Transmission in Telemedicine Architecture

  • Vibha TiwariEmail author
  • Prashant P. Bansod
  • Abhay Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 34)


To implement widespread use of Telemedicine services, high data rate supporting networks are required. In this work, Telemedicine network architecture has been implemented using existing widely available networks such as WPAN, WLAN, and LAN. To transfer huge size medical images on such networks, it is imperative to use suitable compression techniques. Compressive Sensing technique has been used in this work which reduces the image scanning duration so as to comfort the patient and reduces the storage and transmission time as well. The transmission times for various considered network scenarios have been obtained. Real-time WPAN transmission of images has been done using Bluetooth L2CAP protocol. A client and server are established to implement transmission on LAN and WLAN networks. It is observed that suitable quality of US and MRI images has been obtained after compression at reduced transmission times.


Telemedicine network architecture Medical image compression Compressed sensing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vibha Tiwari
    • 1
    Email author
  • Prashant P. Bansod
    • 2
  • Abhay Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.Medi-Caps UniversityIndoreIndia
  2. 2.Biomedical Engineering DepartmentShri G. S. Institute of Technology and ScienceIndoreIndia
  3. 3.School of ElectronicsDevi Ahilya VishwavidyalayaIndoreIndia

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