NodeMCU in Patient’s Data Transfer to IoT Platform

Authors

  • Tchapga Tchito Christian College of Technology;University of BUEA; Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Tchiotsop Daniel College of Technology Fotso-Victor, University of Dschang, Bandjoun, Cameroon
  • Fomethe Anaclet Faculty of Science, University of Dschang, Dschang, Cameroon

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14738/jbemi.53.4358

Keywords:

Internet of Things (IoT), NodeMCU, API, REST, MQTT, ECG

Abstract

Telemedicine is the use of advanced telecommunication tools, within the framework of clinical health, to diagnose diseases or deliver care remotely. In the field of telecommunication, many progress have been made specially with the expanding paradigm of Internet of Things. Our goal in this paper is make use of those low cost and open source tools to accurately transmit patient’s parameter to IoT platforms in order to apply a further processing techniques for remote disease diagnostic. To tackle this issue, we made use of ECG samples, sensor for temperature and humidity, connected to the NodeMCU which is one of the fast expanding and effective tools to easily establish communication with large scale data storage servers. The NodeMCU is used to push medical parameters to the ThingSpeak which is one of the most advanced IoT platform embedding MatLab. We made use of two main Application Program Interface (API): Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) to push data to server, and the REpresentational State Transfer (REST), web services provide interoperability between computer systems on the Internet. As result of that experimentation we succefully transmited the three parameters, necessary on heart disease diagnosis. This tiny setup could be of a great help for remote medical data processing, also the IoT platform selected gives room to MatLab thereby could allow any type of further and powerful processing.

Author Biographies

Tchapga Tchito Christian, College of Technology;University of BUEA; Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Assistant Lecturer

Tchiotsop Daniel, College of Technology Fotso-Victor, University of Dschang, Bandjoun, Cameroon

Electrical Engineering

Associate Professor

Fomethe Anaclet, Faculty of Science, University of Dschang, Dschang, Cameroon

Department of Physics

Professor

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Published

2018-07-08

How to Cite

Christian, T. T., Daniel, T., & Anaclet, F. (2018). NodeMCU in Patient’s Data Transfer to IoT Platform. Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Imaging, 5(3), 09. https://doi.org/10.14738/jbemi.53.4358