Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks in Fall Detection for Senior People

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Executive Summary

Due to the advance of modern medical technology, the average age of global population increases continuously in recent years. In 1993, the society in Taiwan had already reached the criterion of aging population, bringing the country an important issue of looking after old people which could not be ignored by its society. In this paper, a wireless sensor device is developed to monitor the activities of old people at home and report fall events in real time.

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