Body Sensor Network Advantages And Disadvantages

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I. Introduction Recently, the concept of the Internet as a set of connected computer devices is changed to a set of connected surrounding things of human’s living space, such as home appliances, machines, transportation, business storage, and goods etc. The number of things in the living space is larger than the number of world population[1]. According to Cisco, there will be 50 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020, creating $14.4 trillion of value at stake for companies and industries[2,3]. IOT will affect a number of major technological innovation and industrial development. Nowadays, more and more governments, enterprises and research institutions put high emphasis on it[4]. The major IoT target is the formation of smart environments…show more content…
In healthcare the use of BSN’s have been growing in the last few year, the diabetic patients can use a device which control the amount of insulin in their bodies . BSN’s can enable the development of new technologies in healthcare [10,11,13] 1.3) Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) RFID is an automatic identification method, its considered by many as one of the most important pervasive computing technology. RFID is based on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or RFID transporters. RFID uses the radio waves to read and capture information stored on a tag attached to an object .The tag chip contains memory which stores the product's electronic product code (EPC) and other variable information so that it can be read and tracked by RFID readers anywhere. [2, 6, 12, 13]. 2) Networks and communication…show more content…
IOT devices are built on IEEE 802.15.4 standards. This common standard enables IOT technology and widely adapted by companies . many well-known standardization organizations are developing low-power protocol stacks based on IEEE 802.15.4, such as WirelessHART [22] ZigBee and ISA100.11a. IEEE 802.15.4 specifics both physical and MAC layers (lower layers of OSI model) the lower layers interact with the Upper layers using 6LOWPAN standards and internet protocols which make wireless (IOT) internet of thing or in another words wireless embedded internet. IEEE 802.15.4 typically has a maximum data rate of 250 kb/s and a maximum output power of 1 mW. The maximum packet size is 127 bytes. Besides the physical and MAC layer headers, the available space for an upper layer protocol is between 86 and 116 bytes[23]. Other amendments were introduced for the standard, namely IEEE 802.15.4a specifying additional PHY layers, IEEE 802.15.4c [24] to support recently opened frequency bands in China and IEEE 802.15.4d with a similar goal for

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