Notice: Undefined index: fileID in /home/activities/webteam/web/activities/techtalks/display.php on line 3
Forthcoming Talks
KReSIT Logo Kanwal Rekhi School of Information Technology
IITB Logo
IIT Bombay
 
 Activities
 Events
 Tech Talks
 Talk Autumn 2006
 Talk Spring 2006
 Archives
 Post TechTalk
 Placements
 IT Association
 

Home > Activities > Techtalks 

Forthcoming Talks



Notice: Uninitialized string offset: 0 in /home/activities/webteam/web/activities/techtalks/display.php on line 33

Notice: Uninitialized string offset: 0 in /home/activities/webteam/web/activities/techtalks/display.php on line 33
Title: Body Area Sensor Network

Date: Monday, 19th June, 2006
Time: 11:30 to 12:30 hrs.
Venue: SIC 301, 'C' Block, 03rd floor, KReSIT

Speaker: Dr. Lakshman Tamil

Abstract:Sensor networking technology is becoming ubiquitous and the confluence of sensor networking with computing and wireless communication will revolutionize the way we live, work and interact. The rising older population and increasing health care cost are posing a great challenge to modern societies all over the world. The application of sensor technology to monitor vital signs and summon help when necessary will be a great boon to managing health care and well being of senior citizens. Developing a wireless body area sensor network which can interconnect with various sensors implanted inside the body as well as those attached to the surface of the body is an important step towards monitoring vital signs and health of people. Though there is lot of development in the general area of wireless sensor networking, a special adaptation of the technology to fit the special requirements imposed by the body area network is a must; otherwise the cost, power, security and intelligence requirement cannot be met.

The talk will discuss aspects of body area network which are network architecture, connectivity to Internet, security, intrusion protection, sensor platform and protocol stack.



Printer friendly    Comment
  Copyright © 2004 KReSIT, IIT Bombay. All rights reserved sitemap    
  Kanwal Rekhi School of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai - 400 076.
+91-22-2576 7901/02. Fax: +91-22-2572 0022
Designed by Kamlesh