—This paper describes a vision based simple and secure way of surveillance in the patient room. The surveillance of any sections in the patient room will be monitored using a camera to trigger an appropriate alert to the interested person. Video should be acquired from the camera extracted to frames then the video frames processed where the action has detected in the region of interest. Background subtraction technique used to detect an action in the coordinates given in the video sequence. If any action is detects in the given coordinates, software will examine the situation and alert is send via short message service (SMS) over global system for mobile communication (GSM) network because of its highly availability, security and just in time process.
—Background subtraction, image processing, patient room monitoring, patient room surveillance.
Boran Şekeroğlu is with Near East University (NEU), Department of Information Systems Engineering, Lefkosa, N. Cyprus, via Mersin-10, Turkey (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Neşe İpin Yavuz is with Near East University (NEU), Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lefkosa, N. Cyprus, via Mersin-10, Turkey (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite:B. Şekeroğlu and Neşe İpin Yavuz, "Patient Room Security and Surveillance," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 253-258, 2015.