Remote monitoring system using Light Fidelity and InfraRed technologies

Adel Thaljaoui, Salim El khediri, Sherali Zeadally, Abdullah Alourani

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In the context of new emerging infectious diseases, it is more secure for old patients to be confined to their homes while still having medical assistance. Most existing facilities use Radio Frequency (RF) devices to monitor and measure vital signs of a patient and send them to appropriate medical services. But this technology can have bad side effects on patient's health, especially those who have already chronic diseases. We propose an approach that uses only Light Fidelity (LiFi) technology. Our goal is to use the information about the position of the patient to track him/her so that rapid intervention can be made in critical situations. Initial experiments conducted on our system show that the patient can be tracked with precision. The real-time status of the person being monitored is reported to medical services so that he/she can be quickly rescued when needed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number108073
JournalComputers and Electrical Engineering
StatePublished - Jul 2022

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors would like to thank the Deanship of Scientific Research at Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia for supporting this work under Project Number R-2022-48 .

Publisher Copyright:
© 2022 Elsevier Ltd


  • Healthcare
  • InfraRed
  • LiFi
  • Localization
  • Wireless sensor networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science (all)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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