Smart Ambulance: A Comprehensive IoT and Cloud-Based System Integrating Fingerprint Sensor with Medical Sensors for Real-time Patient Vital Signs Monitoring


  • Amreen Ayesha Presidency University,Bangalore-560064, INDIA
  • C. Komalavalli Presidency University,Bangalore-560064, INDIA


Smart Ambulance, Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud-Based Healthcare, Fingerprint Sensors, Medical Sensors, Real-time Monitoring, Emergency Medical Services, Patient Care


In response to the evolving landscape of emergency medical services, this research introduces the concept of a "Smart Ambulance," a transformative solution leveraging cutting-edge technologies. The proposed system is a comprehensive integration of the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based architecture, seamlessly combining advanced fingerprint sensors with state-of-the-art medical sensors. The primary objective is to enable real-time monitoring of patient vital signs during transit, thus optimizing the delivery of emergency care. The Smart Ambulance operates as a connected platform, orchestrating a network of IoT devices for the continuous collection of real-time health data. Fingerprint sensors are incorporated to ensure secure and accurate patient identification, mitigating the risk of errors in medical record-keeping. The medical sensor array, integrated into the system, facilitates the simultaneous monitoring of various vital signs, including heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation, providing a comprehensive and dynamic assessment of the patient's health status. A pivotal component of the proposed system is its cloud-based infrastructure, offering scalability, accessibility, and real-time data analysis. Utilizing big data techniques, the collected information undergoes advanced analytics, empowering healthcare professionals with timely insights. Real-time communication is emphasized, fostering seamless interaction between the Smart Ambulance, healthcare professionals, and hospital systems. The user-friendly interface enhances the interpretability of patient data, ensuring effective decision-making by emergency response teams. The research delves into the detailed exploration of the system's architecture, implementation challenges, and future directions, contributing to the advancement of connected healthcare solutions. Overall, the Smart Ambulance system represents a paradigm shift in emergency medical services, promising heightened efficiency and improved patient outcomes.


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Ayesha, A. ., & Komalavalli, C. . (2023). Smart Ambulance: A Comprehensive IoT and Cloud-Based System Integrating Fingerprint Sensor with Medical Sensors for Real-time Patient Vital Signs Monitoring. International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications in Engineering, 12(2), 555–567. Retrieved from



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