A Gait Analysis Method Based on a Depth Camera for Fall Prevention

Dubois, Amandine ;   Charpillet, François

Tags Personal health systemsSmart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-living

This paper proposes a markerless system whose purpose is to help preventing falls of elderly people at home. To track human movements, the...

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A Novel Web-Based Depth Video Rewind Approach Toward Fall Preventive Interventions in Hospitals

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

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

The purpose of this study was to implement a web based application to provide the ability to rewind and review depth videos captured in...

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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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A Theoretical Study on the Placement of Microphone Arrays for Improving the Localization Accuracy of a Fall

Li, Yun ;   Ho, K.C. ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Skubic, Marjorie

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

Falling is a common health problem for elderly. To address the problem, we are currently developing an acoustic fall detection system, FADE,...

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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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An Open Platform to Support Home Healthcare Services Using Interactive TV

Rivas, Carlos ;   Anido, Luis ;   Fernandez Iglesias, Manuel Jose

Tags Smart home technologyTechnology and services for home careHealth information system interoperability

This paper presents an open platform to support the development and deployment of healthcare services at home using the TV as the main...

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Analyzing Center of Pressure Progression During Bed Exits

Ren, Zhaofen ;   Grant, Theresa ;   Goubran, Rafik A. ;   El-Tanany, Mohamed ;   Knoefel, Frank-Dietrich ;   Sveistrup, Heidi ;   Bilodeau, Martin ;   Jutai, Jeffrey

Tags Data miningSmart home technologyTelehealth

This paper presents a new approach for analyzing center of pressure (COP) progression using pressure data collected from a...

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Characterization of the Respiratory and Heart Beat Signal from an Air Pressure-Based Ballistocardiographic Setup

Willemen, Tim ;   Van Deun, Dorien ;   Verhaert, Vincent ;   Van Huffel, Sabine ;   Haex, Bart ;   Vander Sloten, Jos

Tags Smart home technology

Off-body detection of respiratory and cardiac activity presents an enormous opportunity for general health, stress and sleep quality...

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Comparative Assessment of Sleep Quality Estimates Using Home Monitoring Technology

Perez-Macias, Jose Maria ;   Jimison, Holly ;   Korhonen, Ilkka ;   Pavel, Michael

Tags Personal health systemsSmart home technologyPersonalised health

Poor sleep quality is associated with chronic diseases, weight increase and cognitive dysfunction. Home monitoring solutions offer the...

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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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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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Measuring In-Home Walking Speed Using Wall-Mounted RF Transceiver Arrays

Jacobs, Peter G. ;   Wan, Eric ;   Schafermeyer, Erich ;   Adenwala, Fatema ;   Paul, Anindya S ;   Kaye, Jeffrey A. ;   Nicholas, Preiser

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsTelehealthSmart home technology

In this paper we present a new method for passively measuring walking speed using a small array of radio transceivers positioned on the walls...

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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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Non-Contact Multi-Radar Smart Probing of Body Orientation Based on Micro-Doppler Signatures

Li, Yiran ;   Pal, Ranadip ;   Li, Changzhi

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsSmart home technologyTechnology and services for home care

Micro-Doppler signatures carry useful information about body movements and have been widely applied to different applications such as human...

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Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Monitor Based on Spectroscopy Using a Smartphone

Dantu, Vishnu ;   Vempati, Jagannadh ;   Srivilliputhur, Srinivasan

Tags Mobile healthSmart home technologyPersonalised health

Development of a novel method for non-invasive measurement of blood glucose concentration using smartphone is discussed. Our research work...

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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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Smart Phone Monitoring of Second Heart Sound Split

Thiyagaraja, Shanti R ;   Vempati, Jagannadh ;   Dantu, Ram ;   Sarma, Tom ;   Dantu, Siva

Tags Mobile healthSmart home technologyPersonalised health

Heart Auscultation (listening to heart sounds) is the basic element of cardiac diagnosis. The interpretation of these sounds is a difficult...

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Smart Watch RSSI Localization and Refinement for Behavioral Classification Using Laser-SLAM for Mapping and Fingerprinting

Carlson, Jay ;   Mittek, Mateusz ;   Parkison, Steven ;   Sathler, Pedro ;   Bayne, David ;   Psota, Eric ;   Pérez, Lance ;   Bonasera, Stephen

Tags Smart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-livingWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

As a first step toward building a smart home behavioral monitoring system capable of classifying a wide variety of human behavior, a wireless...

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The Creation of Simulated Activity Datasets Using a Graphical Intelligent Environment Simulation Tool

Synnott, Jonathan ;   Chen, Liming ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Moore, George

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

The availability of datasets capturing the performance of activities of daily living is limited by difficulties associated with the collection of...

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