International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Technological Approaches to Remote Monitoring of Elderly People in Cardiology: A Usability Perspective

Table 1

Systems technology summary.

System A System B System C

System topology Centralized Centralized Centralized
System use Portable Residential Mobile
OSLinux based Windows XP Android
Power supply Grid Grid Battery
Central unit PC-based box PC-based desktop Mobile phone/tablet
Data connection WAN xDSL/WLAN/WAN WAN/WLAN
Device connection Bluetooth, USB Bluetooth, USB Bluetooth
User I/O interfaces Remote control video, audio Touchscreen video, audio Touchscreen video, audio
Audio/video communication Yes
Yes Yes