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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 496043, 7 pages
Research Article

A Data Transmission Technique for Personal Health Systems

1Department of Electronic Engineering, St. John’s University, Tamsui 251, Taiwan
2Department of Information Management, St. John’s University, Tamsui 251, Taiwan

Received 14 September 2013; Accepted 10 October 2013

Academic Editor: Teen-Hang Meen

Copyright © 2013 Jih-Fu Tu and Chih-yung Chen. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We used the modular technique to design a personal health data transmitter (PHDT) that is composed of the following components: (1) the core is an embedded signal chip, (2) three kinds of transmutation modules such as USB, RF, and UART, (3) an I2C interface is used to acquire the users data, and (4) through Internet it links to the cloud server to store the personal-health data. By the experiment, we find that the modular manner is feasible, stable of functional, integral, and accurate, while it is exploited to design the PHDT. For the experiment, we present each module algorithm to find that our system is very helpful to people.