Wireless Sensors for Home Monitoring - A Review

Mukhopadhyay, Subhas C.; Gaddam, Anuroop; Gupta, Gourab S.
January 2008
Recent Patents on Electrical Engineering;Jan2008, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p32
Academic Journal
A review of wireless sensors and sensor networks, especially for in-home monitoring of elderly people, has been presented in this paper. The characteristics of various sensors for monitoring applications have been studied. The requirements of the sensor for making a smart sensor network have been investigated. A typical in-house developed system for home monitoring and elder-care application has been presented. A few patents on the sensors for home monitoring have been reviewed.


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