Analysis of Power Consumption Efficiency on Various IoT and Cloud-Based Wireless Health Monitoring Systems: A Survey

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Beny Nugraha 1,* Irawan Ekasurya 1 Gunawan Osman 1 Mudrik Alaydrus 1

1. Departement of Electrical Engineering - Graduate Program, Mercu Buana University, Jakarta, Indonesia

* Corresponding author.


Received: 17 Mar. 2016 / Revised: 14 Sep. 2016 / Accepted: 23 Nov. 2016 / Published: 8 May 2017

Index Terms

Cloud Computing, Power Efficiency, Internet of Thing, Wireless Sensor Network, Wireless Health Monitoring Systems


Nowadays, various Wireless Health Monitoring Systems use Internet of Things to transmit patient's data over Wireless Sensor Network and then the data is stored and processed via Cloud Computing, however, the use of different kind of Wireless Sensor on each system leads to power efficiency problem. This paper analyses and compares the consumption of power on six Wireless Health Monitoring Systems, which are invented to monitor the patient's condition and transfer the data using Wireless Sensor Network. Three different techniques are analyzed, namely GPRS/UMTS (used in one WHMS), Wi-Fi (used in one WHMS), and Bluetooth (used in four WHMS). This paper concludes that the systems that use Bluetooth as their transmission medium are more effective in reducing power consumption than the other systems that use GPRS/UMTS or Wi-Fi.

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Beny Nugraha, Irawan Ekasurya, Gunawan Osman, Mudrik Alaydrus, "Analysis of Power Consumption Efficiency on Various IoT and Cloud-Based Wireless Health Monitoring Systems: A Survey", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.9, No.5, pp.31-39, 2017. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2017.05.05


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