A novel and miniaturized 433/868MHz multi-band wireless sensor platform for body sensor network applications

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dc.contributor.author Buckley, John
dc.contributor.author O'Flynn, Brendan
dc.contributor.author Loizou, Loizos
dc.contributor.author Haigh, Peter
dc.contributor.author Boyle, David
dc.contributor.author Angove, Philip
dc.contributor.author Barton, John
dc.contributor.author Ó Mathúna, S. Cian
dc.contributor.author Popovici, Emanuel M.
dc.contributor.author O'Connell, Seán
dc.date.accessioned 2013-01-31T16:17:18Z
dc.date.available 2013-01-31T16:17:18Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05
dc.identifier.citation Buckley, J., Flynn, B. O., Loizou, L., Haigh, P., Boyle, D., Angove, P., Barton, J., Mathuna, C. O., Popovici, E. and Connell, S. O. 'A Novel and Miniaturized 433/868MHz Multi-band Wireless Sensor Platform for Body Sensor Network Applications'. 2012 Ninth International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, London, UK, 9-12 May 2012, 63-66. doi: 10.1109/bsn.2012.6 en
dc.identifier.startpage 63 en
dc.identifier.endpage 66 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/955
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/bsn.2012.6
dc.description.abstract Body Sensor Network (BSN) technology is seeing a rapid emergence in application areas such as health, fitness and sports monitoring. Current BSN wireless sensors typically operate on a single frequency band (e.g. utilizing the IEEE 802.15.4 standard that operates at 2.45GHz) employing a single radio transceiver for wireless communications. This allows a simple wireless architecture to be realized with low cost and power consumption. However, network congestion/failure can create potential issues in terms of reliability of data transfer, quality-of-service (QOS) and data throughput for the sensor. These issues can be especially critical in healthcare monitoring applications where data availability and integrity is crucial. The addition of more than one radio has the potential to address some of the above issues. For example, multi-radio implementations can allow access to more than one network, providing increased coverage and data processing as well as improved interoperability between networks. A small number of multi-radio wireless sensor solutions exist at present but require the use of more than one radio transceiver devices to achieve multi-band operation. This paper presents the design of a novel prototype multi-radio hardware platform that uses a single radio transceiver. The proposed design allows multi-band operation in the 433/868MHz ISM bands and this, together with its low complexity and small form factor, make it suitable for a wide range of BSN applications. en
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dc.publisher IEEE en
dc.relation.ispartof 2012 Ninth International Conference onWearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN), London, United Kingdom, 9-12 May 2012
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dc.subject Body sensor networks en
dc.subject Multi radio en
dc.subject Impedance matching en
dc.subject Simulation en
dc.subject Embedded systems en
dc.subject.lcsh Wireless sensor networks en
dc.title A novel and miniaturized 433/868MHz multi-band wireless sensor platform for body sensor network applications en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.authorcontactother John Barton, Tyndall Microsystems, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: john.barton@tyndall.ie en
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dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.conferencelocation London, United Kingdom en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress john.barton@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress cian.omathuna@tyndall.ie en
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