Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.

Lecture Notes in Informatics


INFORMATIK 2012 P-208, 1456-1473 (2012).

Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn
2012


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Unobtrusive fall detection and prevention: extending from a prototype test to a pilot trial

Henriette Rau , Jacob Grieger , Christian Marzahl , Peter Penndorf and Martinstaemmler

Abstract


Fall detection based on images is rated obtrusive and costly. This paper presents an unobtrusive fall detection system, which allows a nearly invisible positioning under furniture and cost-efficient integration and scalability in retirement homes via WLAN. The system classifies events using image analysis and notifies the caregiver if an alarming event occurred. It was successfully tested in a nursing and a retirement home and refined based on the experiences made.


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