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BodyCloud: A SaaS approach for community Body Sensor Networks

Giancarlo Fortino, Daniele Parisi, Vincenzo Pirrone, Giuseppe Di Fatta
2014 Future generations computer systems  
This paper proposes BodyCloud, a SaaS approach for community BSNs that supports the development and deployment of Cloudassisted BSN applications.  ...  Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) have been recently introduced for the remote monitoring of human activities in a broad range of application domains, such as health care, emergency management, fitness and behaviour  ...  A SAAS ARCHITECTURE FOR UBIQUITOUS BODY SENSOR NETWORK APPLICATIONS BodyCloud is an architecture for the integration of BSNs and a Cloud PaaS infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2013.12.015 fatcat:gedkd4vlhjgbzl6rx7mtetlk2a

Cloud-assisted body area networks: state-of-the-art and future challenges

Giancarlo Fortino, Giuseppe Di Fatta, Mukaddim Pathan, Athanasios V. Vasilakos
2014 Wireless networks  
A network of BANs worn by a community of people produces large amount of contextual data that require a scalable and efficient approach for elaboration and storage.  ...  Cloud computing can provide a flexible storage and processing infrastructure to perform both online and offline analysis of body sensor data streams.  ...  In [KB09], a SaaS architecture for sensor network analytical services is proposed. It is implemented atop a PaaS layer (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11276-014-0714-1 fatcat:2zrcbhspyjg5lnydabwjbxttoy

Towards a Cloud-assisted and Agent-oriented Architecture for the Internet of Things

Giancarlo Fortino, Wilma Russo
2013 International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence  
Finally, we briefly overview our agent-oriented middleware for cooperating smart objects and a sensor-cloud infrastructure that represent the basic building blocks for technically achieving such vision  ...  In this paper, we introduce a cloud-assisted and agent-oriented vision for IoT based on layered reference architecture.  ...  (University of Reading) for his valuable insights for the BodyCloud approach definition.  ... 
dblp:conf/aiia/FortinoR13 fatcat:xbp4tes2qngjph6ydhodrxyrv4

Rehab-aaService: A Cloud-based Motor Rehabilitation Digital Assistant

Raffaele Gravina, Giancarlo Fortino
2014 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare  
Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) are playing an important role in the ongoing revolution of the health-care system, introducing the domain of the so-called m-Health.  ...  Monitoring rehabilitation patients via communication networks and mobile computing systems is a crucial aspect since the idea of tying the opportunity to follow and monitor the patient at all post-admission  ...  INTRODUCTION Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) [3] are specific WSNs for monitoring of humans.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.pervasivehealth.2014.255273 dblp:conf/ph/FortinoG14 fatcat:ajp2v5owtre5nj7uwnvb3w25o4

Using Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks to Track People Physical Activity in Mobility

Giancarlo Fortino, Raffaele Gravina, Wenfeng Li, Concgong Ma Ma
2015 Proceedings of the 10th EAI International Conference on Body Area Networks  
BodyCloud is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for real-time storage, online and offline management of human vital signs and other physiological sensory signals.  ...  This paper describes a novel BSN-based integrated system for detecting, monitoring, and securely recording human physical activities using wearable sensors, a personal mobile device, and a Cloud-computing  ...  INTRODUCTION Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) [1] are Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) specifically tailored for monitoring human physiological signals.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.28-9-2015.2261424 dblp:conf/bodynets/FortinoGLM15 fatcat:2efzhejerned7bz2szjuym6pzi

Challenges and Opportunities of Internet of Things in Healthcare

Amine Rghioui, Abdelmajid Oumnad
2018 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
<span lang="EN-US">The Internet of Things (IoT) relies on physical objects interconnected between each other's, creating a mesh of devices producing information and services.  ...  In this context, sensors and actuators are being continuously embedded in everyday objects (e.g., cars, home appliances, and smartphones) thus pervading our living environment.  ...  BodyCloud is a software architecture (SaaS) that supports the storage and management of data flows of body sensors and the processing of data stored using software services hosted in Cloud.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v8i5.pp2753-2761 fatcat:f6f56o3rlrhpndzobqktu5cz7y

Software architectures for health care cyber-physical systems: A systematic literature review

Andrea M. Plaza, Jessica Díaz, Jennifer Pérez
2018 Journal of Software: Evolution and Process  
The consolidation of CPS, partly promoted by the boom in the Internet of Things (IoT) [3], 1 big data, and the development 33 of wireless sensor-actuator networks (WSAN), is generating new business models  ...  CPS integrate sensing, 30 computing, storage, and communication capabilities to control and interact with a physical process.  ...  Following a bottom-up 845 description, the figure shows a gateway that supports several communication protocols-specifically, body area networks (BAN) and 846 wireless personal area network (WPAN)-as well  ... 
doi:10.1002/smr.1930 fatcat:3wfc62efibhufocxyq6yubdhuu

Cloud Computing in Healthcare and Biomedicine

Barbara Calabrese, Mario Cannataro
2015 Scalable Computing : Practice and Experience  
This paper reviews main cloud-based healthcare and biomedicine applications; with a special focus on healthcare, biomedicine and bioinformatics solutions and underlines main issues and problems related  ...  to the use of such platforms for the storage and analysis of patients data.  ...  It provides functionality for receiving and managing sensor data in a seamless way from a body sensor network (BSN).  ... 
doi:10.12694/scpe.v16i1.1057 fatcat:k5s2o37zcrge5pvbwimhotbsca

A Survey on LPWAN Technologies in WBAN for Remote Health-Care Monitoring

Olatinwo, Abu-Mahfouz, Hancke
2019 Sensors  
In ubiquitous health-care monitoring (HCM), wireless body area networks (WBANs) are envisioned as appealing solutions that may offer reliable methods for real-time monitoring of patients' health conditions  ...  Since the WBAN sensor devices are usually configured with a finite battery power, they often get drained during prolonged operations.  ...  Acknowledgments: This research work was supported by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19235268 pmid:31795483 pmcid:PMC6929153 fatcat:tdqgegwexbgcfovujlwdefnlku

Improving Healthcare Team Collaboration in Hospital Transfers through Cloud-Based Mobile Systems

Andres Neyem, Marie J. Carrillo, Claudio Jerez, Guillermo Valenzuela, Nicolas Risso, Jose I. Benedetto, Juan S. Rojas-Riethmuller
2016 Mobile Information Systems  
Interhospital transfers can be required for several reasons but they are most commonly made when the diagnostic and therapeutic facilities required for a patient are not available locally.  ...  This paper presents a cloud-based mobile system for supporting team collaboration and decision-making in the transportation of patients in critical condition.  ...  Efforts into streamlining this process have led to the creation of BSN frameworks such as BodyCloud, a cloud computing system architecture for the management and monitoring of body sensor data streams  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/2097158 fatcat:m44lugxdcnaixk3cqki2ag77au

Toward a Nationwide Mobile-Based Public Healthcare Service System with Wireless Sensor Networks

Chien-wen Shen, Chin-Hsing Hsu, Ching-chih Chou, Tzu-Chun Tsai
2016 Mobile Information Systems  
This paper describes the development of a nationwide public healthcare service system with the integration of cloud technology, wireless sensor networks, and mobile technology to provide citizens with  ...  Besides, such a nationwide approach enables government to have a holistic understanding of the public health information in real time, which is helpful to establish effective policies or strategies to  ...  [28] described a SaaS based architecture named BodyCloud that can monitor an assisted living through wearable sensors and store the collected data in the cloud through mobile devices.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/1287507 fatcat:xr4vuh3rpret7owpykkalcwq44

A Scheduling Mechanism Based on Optimization Using IoT-Tasks Orchestration for Efficient Patient Health Monitoring

Naeem Iqbal, Imran Imran, Shabir Ahmad, Rashid Ahmad, Do-Hyeun Kim
2021 Sensors  
For example, in patients with chronic diseases or other fatal diseases, a missed task could lead to fatalities.  ...  The proposed smart PHMS consists of two core modules: a healthcare task scheduling based on optimization and optimization of healthcare services using a real-time IoT-based task orchestration architecture  ...  Author Contributions: N.I. conceived the idea for this paper, designed the experiments, and wrote the paper. I. assisted in the experimental design, and editing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21165430 pmid:34450872 pmcid:PMC8398651 fatcat:vs7od3ck6rbu5belc6du5c6kau

Emerging Trends in Management, IT and Education

Dr. P S Aithal, Shreepathy R Bhat
2019 Zenodo  
It is software as a service company (SaaS). It is present across Americas, the EMEA and Asia.  ...  Backdoors & Network - Backdoor in Network is an important concept. Network or system administrator may install a backdoor program for solving a problem.  ...  The greatest challenge for the managers is to identify the changes, groom, prepare them and connect with digital information and communication technologies.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3492020 fatcat:wytrxibqsjegfi6oouvfjcoiia

Digitising the Industry Internet of Things Connecting the Physical, Digital and Virtual Worlds RIVER PUBLISHERS SERIES IN COMMUNICATIONS Volume 49 Series Editors

Abbas Jamalipour, Marina Ruggieri
The "River Publishers Series in Communications" is a series of comprehensive academic and professional books which focus on communication and network systems.  ...  Furthermore, developments toward new market demands in systems, products, and technologies such as personal communications services, multimedia systems, enterprise networks, and optical communications  ...  Acknowledgments The content of this chapter is largely relying on the many contributions of the IoT standardization community.  ...