A smart integrated temperature, light and humidity monitoring system, which actively monitors the environmental conditions, has been implemented with the use of open standard technology and household items. These materials allow the implementation to be as cost efficient as possible. The system allows for a user to input the desired conditions regarding a specific patient’s temperature, lighting and humidity requirements. A microcontroller then compares the environmental conditions against the user’s input requirements, and actuators changes these conditions until the desired ones have been obtained. The systems’ objective is to be integrated in a hospital environment, with emphasis on the neonatal ward, where infants remain in incubators for a period of time. Results indicate the hospital monitoring system is feasible; however, ensuring an enclosed room may be difficult to obtain.
Alam, Adeel, "Integrated Temperature, Light and Humidity Monitoring System for the Hospital Environment (Humidity Portion)" (2010). EE 4BI6 Electrical Engineering Biomedical Capstones. Paper 21.