RedTacton's Human Area Network-Based Healthcare Monitoring System

S. Stewart Kirubakaran *
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Periodicity:September - November'2022


RedTacton is a Human Area Networking (HAN) device that uses the surface of the human body to transmit data faster. It utilizes the tiny electric field that is emitted on the surface of the human body setting it apart completely from wireless and infrared technologies. When a human body comes into contact with a RedTacton transceiver, a transmission path is generated. It is possible to communicate using any part of the body, including the face, legs, arms, feet, hands, and fingers. The RedTacton chip has a transmitter and a receiver for accepting and sending digital data. This paper discusses RedTacton's working principles, and features. This paper describes a healthcare monitoring system that monitors patients' body temperatures, blood pressure, heart rates, and glucose levels without the use of wires, Bluetooth, Local Area Network, Radio Frequency (RF), or other external equipment. Consequently, the capital and investment cost is reduced.


Human Area Network (HAN), Biotelemetry, RedTacton, NTT.

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Kirubakaran, S. S. (2022). RedTacton's Human Area Network-Based Healthcare Monitoring System. i-manager's Journal on Electronics Engineering, 13(1), 51-56.


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