Cameras and microphones are connected to the Internet so that nurses can monitor the patient remotely. The nurses can move (pan and tilt) the cameras and use the zoom functionality to get the best close-up of the patient. The nurses will trigger an alarm when any of the agreed seizure signs are noticed. The alarm is delivered to the caregivers by text message or phone. Once the caregiver has checked on the patient, performed any emergency measures if necessary, she will provide feedback on the alert to the caregiver.
Central to the system are customized alert triggers. This means that caregivers can determine patient specific signs, which are used by the nurses to trigger an alarm. Examples or these triggers are:
The caregiver can also ask to be altered by the nurse in case of non-seizure events such as: