A Low Complexity On-Chip ECG Data Compression Methodology Targeting Remote Health-Care Applications

Joseph, Bastin ;   Acharyya, Amit ;   P, Rajalakshmi

Tags Technology and services for home careTelehealthPersonalised health

In this paper, we propose a novel low complexity on-chip ECG data compression methodology targeting remote health-care applications. This is...

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A Middleware for Intelligent Environments in Ambient Assisted Living

Pereira, Rui Miguel de Cima Dias ;   Barros, Carla Isabel Dias ;   Pereira, Sérgio Rafael Mano ;   Mendes, Paulo M. ;   Silva, Carlos Alberto Batista

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

The increasing elderly population is changing the demography of many countries, becoming a major issue for society. As a direct consequence...

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A Sensor and Video Based Ontology for Activity Recognition in Smart Environments

Mitchell, Deborah ;   Morrow, Philip J ;   Nugent, Chris

Tags Smart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home care

Activity recognition is used in a wide range of applications including healthcare and security. In a smart environment activity recognition can...

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An Automatic Fall Detection Framework Using Data Fusion of Doppler Radar and Motion Sensor Network

Liu, Liang ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Skubic, Marjorie ;   Rantz, Marilyn

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingDecision support methods and systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

This paper describes the ongoing work of detecting falls in independent living senior apartments. We have developed a fall detection system...

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Detecting Daily Routines of Older Adults Using Sensor Time Series Clustering

Hajihashemi, Zahra ;   Yefimova, Maria ;   Popescu, Mihail

Tags Smart home technologyData miningWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

The aim of this paper is to develop an algorithm to identify deviations in patterns of day-to-day activities of older adults to generate...

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Detection of Patient's Bed Statuses in 3D Using a Microsoft Kinect

Li, Yun ;   Berkowitz, Lyle ;   Noskin, Gary ;   Mehrotra, Sanjay

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingSmart home technologyTechnology and services for home care

Patients spend the vast majority of their hospital stay in an unmonitored bed where various mobility factors can impact patient safety and...

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Fall Detection for Elderly Using Anatomical-Plane-Based Representation

Alazrai, Rami ;   Zmily, Ahmad ;   Mowafi, Yaser

Tags Personal health systemsData miningDecision support methods and systems

Falls are a common cause of injuries and traumas for elderly and could be life threatening. Delivering a prompt medical support after a fall is...

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Monitoring Patients in Hospital Beds Using Unobtrusive Depth Sensors

Banerjee, Tanvi ;   Enayati, Moein ;   Keller, James M ;   Skubic, Marjorie ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Rantz, Marilyn

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careSmart home technology

We present an approach for patient activity recognition in hospital rooms using depth data collected using a Kinect sensor. Depth sensors...

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Predication of Technology Adoption among Persons with Dementia: A Knowledge-Driven Approach

Patterson, Timothy ;   McClean, Sally ;   Langdon, Patrick M. ;   Zhang, Shuai ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Cleland, Ian

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingMobile and wearable technologies for elderlyPersonal health systems

As the demographics of many countries shift towards an ageing population it is predicted that the prevalence of diseases affecting cognitive...

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Stress-Oriented Driver Assistance System for Electric Vehicles

Athanasiou, Georgia ;   Tsotoulidis, Savvas ;   Mitronikas, Epaminondas ;   Lymberopoulos, Dimitrios

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingDecision support methods and systems

Stress is physiological and physical reaction that appears in highly demanding situations and affects human's perception and reaction...

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The Design and Evaluation of an Activity Monitoring User Interface for People with Stroke

Hart, Phil ;   Bierwirth, Rebekah ;   Fulk, George ;   Sazonov, Edward

Tags TelehealthPersonal health systemsTechnology and services for home care

Usability is an important topic in the field of telerehabilitation research. Older users with disabilities in particular, present age-related and...

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Validation of the Kinect for Gait Analysis Using the GAITRite Walkway

Baldewijns, Greet ;   Verheyden, Geert ;   Vanrumste, Bart ;   Croonenborghs, Tom

Tags TelehealthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemseHealth

Accurate, non-intrusive and straightforward techniques for gait quality analysis can provide important information concerning the fall risk of...

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