Reliable alarming and monitoring of patients is fundamental in today’s healthcare system. Televic Healthcare offers professional communication systems within the care sector for nurse call, intercom, access control, patient entertainment and care registration.
In its next generation nurse call system, Televic Healthcare wants to develop new terminals that act as a gateway for other devices in the room. Those devices are proprietary nurse call units as well as commercially available sensors that will connect on a wired or wireless fashion to this terminal.
In this thesis, you will investigate what it takes to interface to a medical device/telemetry device using BLE. The following challenges need to be tackled:
Connectivity over BLE
Study of device drivers needed
Onboarding the device
Making a device abstraction in order to use the data in an application
Finally, an assessment in need of the privacy, security and other regulations
The purpose is to make a demonstrator where the device is interfaced with an embedded platform. Additionally, a demo application to monitor and manage the device needs to be implemented to proof the feasibility of your solution.
Nature of the work
Type of work: Research 30%, implementation 50%, experimentation 20%