An Enhanced Fall Detection System for Elderly Person Monitoring using Consumer Home Networks

International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering
© 2016 by SSRG - IJECE Journal
Volume 3 Issue 10
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : LakshmiPriyankaDevi.M, T. Ravi kumar and Girish Kumar PVR
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LakshmiPriyankaDevi.M, T. Ravi kumar and Girish Kumar PVR, "An Enhanced Fall Detection System for Elderly Person Monitoring using Consumer Home Networks," SSRG International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering, vol. 3,  no. 10, pp. 19-22, 2016. Crossref,


This project describes Various falldetection solutions have been previously proposed to create a reliable surveillance system for elderly people with high requirements on accuracy, sensitivity and specificity. In this project, an enhanced fall detection system is proposed for elderly person monitoring that is based on smart sensors worn on the body and operating through consumer home networks the design of a simple, low-cost controller based wireless fetal heart beat monitoring system. Heart rate of the subject is measured from the thumb finger using IRD (Infra Red Device sensors and the rate is then averaged and displayed on a text based LCD).The device LCD displaying the heart beat rat and0 counting values through sending pulses from the sensor. This instrument employs a simple Opto electronic sensor, conveniently strapped on the finger, to give continuous indication of the pulse digits. The Pulse monitor works both on battery or mains supply. It is ideal for continuous monitoring in operation theatres, I.C.units, biomedical/human engineering studies and sports medicine. This project uses as ARM 7 (LPC2148) its controller. By reading pulse values continuously from pulse count sensor these values are displayed wirelessly using GSM technology.


Arm 7 (Lpc2148), Mems Sensor, Panic Switch, Temp Sensor, Heart Beat Sensor, GSM.


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