A Framework for Harmonizing Sensor Data to Support Embedded Health Assessment

Skubic, Marjorie ;   Jimison, Holly ;   Keller, James M ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Rantz, Marilyn ;   Kaye, Jeffrey A. ;   Pavel, Michael

Tags Technology and services for home careTechnology and services for assisted-livingWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

The use of in-home and mobile sensing is likely to be a key component of future care and has recently been studied by many research groups...

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Activity of Daily Living Assessment through Wireless Sensor Data

Zhang, Qing ;   Karunanithi, Mohanraj ;   Bradford, Dana Kai ;   van Kasteren, Yasmin Fransisca

Tags Smart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-livingMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

Activity of Daily Living has become a clinical de facto instrument to assess daily functional status of older people living independently at...

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HealthSmart Homes; Actimetry; Gerontechnologies; Smart Systems and Sensors for Health

Noury, Norbert

Tags Smart home technology

Several technologies entered our homes to change our lives. First electricity brought light and comfort, now communication technologies are...

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Pilot Evaluation of an Unobtrusive System to Detect Falls at Nighttime

Redmond, Stephen James ;   Zhang, Zhaonan ;   Narayanan, Michael Ravi ;   Lovell, Nigel H.

Tags Technology and services for assisted-living

Research shows that older people (aged 65 years and over) suffer many unintentional indoor falls which often lead to severe injuries. As a...

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Preliminary Study of Unobtrusive Monitoring to Increase Safety in Daily Living

Tamura, Toshiyo ;   Tang, Zunyi ;   Sekine, Masaki ;   Yoshida, Masaki

Tags Technology and services for home careSmart home technologyMobile and wearable technologies for elderly

An unobtrusive system for monitoring the activities of daily living was developed to improve safety and quality of life. The system was used...

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Use of a Consumer Market Activity Monitoring and Feedback Device Improves Exercise Capacity and Activity Levels in COPD

Caulfield, Brian ;   kaljo, indira ;   Donnelly, Seamas

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

COPD is associated with a gradual decline in physical activity, which itself contributes to a worsening of the underlying condition. Strategies...

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