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Real-time monitoring of elderly using their connected walking stick

Lachtar, Abdelfetteh and Kachouri, Abdennaceur and Val, Thierry Real-time monitoring of elderly using their connected walking stick. (2017) In: IEEE International Conference on Smart, Monitored and Controlled Cities (SM2C 2017), 17 February 2017 - 19 February 2017 (Sfax, Tunisia).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SM2C.2017.8071257

Abstract

Lots of aging people rely on a cane as a help device to ovoid many problems, such as balance loss and leg weakness, presumed to be at the origin of many fall incidents. In this paper, we present a new design and implementation of Canne3D system, a local monitoring system for elderly using their connected walking stick. Actually, the 3Dcane is modeled through consideration of real-time movements for a thorough understanding of the concerned person's state, including fall detection, steps counting and calculating the distance traveled. We have applied a multi-stage thresholding framework based on the acceleration value. Experiments have revealed that step-detection algorithm appears to be robust in term of detection rate and false positive rate.

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HAL Id:hal-01782578
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UPS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université de Sfax (TUNISIA)
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Deposited On:03 Apr 2018 15:04

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