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Geofence Monitoring: Technical Report

Masterson, Evan (2018) Geofence Monitoring: Technical Report. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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This application addresses the issue of being able to reliably monitor the location and wellbeing of people using geolocation and geofencing techniques through a smartwatch.

Geolocation refers to the current real-world geographical location of a device like a smartwatch.

Geofencing allows us to create a virtual boundary defined by latitude and longitude coordinates in relation to real world geographical data, in this case the geolocation of our smartwatch.

This application is targeted at elderly people, more specifically those who are affected by Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. It will allow carers to accurately monitor patients through an Android application that will be receiving data from the smartwatch in real-time through the cloud.

The smartwatch will constantly be transmitting its data to the cloud, that includes its geolocation, heart rate, steps, sleep pattern and more. Using this data stored in the cloud, I can historically graph all the smartwatch users body vitals and display their current location. While having access to their location the user will be able to define geofence zones for the smartwatch. If the current location of the smartwatch travels into the geofence zone defined, then it will trigger an alert to notify the user.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software
R Medicine > Healthcare Industry
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > Welfare of older people
Divisions: School of Computing > Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
Depositing User: Caoimhe Ní Mhaicín
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2018 16:18
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2018 16:18

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