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Journal Articles Future internet Year : 2013

eHealth service support in future IPv6 vehicular networks


Recent vehicular networking activities include novel automotive applications, such as public vehicle to vehicle/infrastructure (V2X), large scale deployments, machine-to-machine (M2M) integration scenarios, and more. The platform described in this paper focuses on the integration of eHealth in a V2I setting. This is to allow the use of Internet from a vehicular setting to disseminate health-related information. From an eHealth viewpoint, the use of remote healthcare solutions to record and transmit a patient’s vital signs is a special telemedicine application that helps hospital resident health professionals to optimally prepare the patient’s admittance. From the automotive perspective, this is a typical vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication scenario. This proposal provides an IPv6 vehicular platform, which integrates eHealth devices and allows sending captured health-related data to a personal health record (PHR) application server in the IPv6 Internet. The collected data is viewed remotely by a doctor and supports his diagnostic decision. In particular, our work introduces the integration of vehicular and eHealth testbeds, describes related work and presents a lightweight auto-configuration method based on a DHCPv6 extension to provide IPv6 connectivity with a few numbers of messages
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cea-01778195 , version 1 (06-01-2021)



Sofiane Imadali, Athanasia Karanasiou, Alexandru Petrescu, Ioannis Sifniadis, Véronique Vèque, et al.. eHealth service support in future IPv6 vehicular networks. Future internet, 2013, 5 (3), pp.317-335. ⟨10.3390/fi5030317⟩. ⟨cea-01778195⟩
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