Development of an Emergency Notification System with GPS Sensors to Analyze Access Routes for Emergency Medical Services using IoT and Open Route Service

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Rhutairat Hataitara
Kampart Piyathamrongchai
Sittichai Choosumrong


In present-day society, the occurrence of accidents and emergency illnesses has been consistently increasing, to the point where it has become a significant social issue. The cause is due to the lack of proper and timely medical treatment. The problem arises from the informer stating the location of the emergency caller is not clear or the journey of the ambulance car or emergency rescue vehicle was having problems with congested traffic. As a result, emergency patients suffer physical defects, leading to a reduced chance of survival. This study therefore developed an emergency notification system with positioning sensors and developed a system to find the most suitable route to reach emergency patients via Web Map Application. The goals of this study are 1) creating a Geo-IoT based emergency notification system to track the informant's whereabouts in real time, and 2) To develop a route search system for emergency medical services on Web Map Application and pgRouting. The development of this route search system uses the Free and Open-Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) to develop the entire system. As for searching and analyzing road structures, the researcher used the pgRouting Library to help analyze the shortest path. The result of this study revealed that the developed system can be used to support the work of providing emergency medical services. It helps locate the emergency caller faster than before and improves efficiency in real-time emergency notification. As a result, the whistleblower will receive timely and rapid medical treatment.


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Hataitara, R., Piyathamrongchai, K., & Choosumrong, S. (2023). Development of an Emergency Notification System with GPS Sensors to Analyze Access Routes for Emergency Medical Services using IoT and Open Route Service. Journal of Applied Informatics and Technology, 6(1), 52–64. Retrieved from
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