Secure Multimedia Streaming over Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks for Telehealth Systems
ISSN der Zeitschrift
European Conference on eHealth 2007
Regular Research Papers
Gesellschaft für Informatik e. V.
In this paper we give a detailed state-of-the-art review for the design and implementation of embedded wireless ad-hoc systems as they are applied for multimedia data transmission. More precisely, this paper focuses on eHealth applications with specific quality of service (QoS) constraints which have to be treated differently compared to other, already standardized systems. Different techniques to secure as well as enhance the reliability of the transmission will be discussed. Furthermore, we present the design of an embedded interactive system for distributed multimedia processing for telehealth. In this interactive home care system, speech recognition is used to enable easy user control. Additionally, the system consists of several wireless network cameras to perform full indoor patient surveillance.