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Distributed Vision-based Accident Management for Assisted Living
 

Summary: Distributed Vision-based Accident Management
for Assisted Living
Hamid Aghajan1
, Juan Carlos Augusto2
, Chen Wu1
, Paul McCullagh2
,
Julie-Ann Walkden3
1
Wireless Sensor Networks Lab, Stanford University, USA
2
School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster, UK
3
Ulster Community Hospitals Trust, UK
Abstract. We consider the problem of assisting vulnerable people and
their carers to reduce the occurrence, and concomitant consequences,
of accidents in the home. A wireless sensor network employing multiple
sensing and event detection modalities and distributed processing is pro-
posed for smart home monitoring applications. Distributed vision-based
analysis is used to detect occupant's posture, and features from multiple

  

Source: Augusto, Juan Carlos - School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster at Jordanstown

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences