Home Camera-Based Fall Detection System for the Elderly
AbstractFalls are the leading cause of injury and death in elderly individuals. Unfortunately, fall detectors are typically based on wearable devices, and the elderly often forget to wear them. In addition, fall detectors based on artificial vision are not yet available on the market. In this paper, we present a new low-cost fall detector for smart homes based on artificial vision algorithms. Our detector combines several algorithms (background subtraction, Kalman filtering and optical flow) as input to a machine learning algorithm with high detection accuracy. Tests conducted on over 50 different fall videos have shown a detection ratio of greater than 96%. View Full-Text
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de Miguel, K.; Brunete, A.; Hernando, M.; Gambao, E. Home Camera-Based Fall Detection System for the Elderly. Sensors 2017, 17, 2864.
de Miguel K, Brunete A, Hernando M, Gambao E. Home Camera-Based Fall Detection System for the Elderly. Sensors. 2017; 17(12):2864.Chicago/Turabian Style
de Miguel, Koldo; Brunete, Alberto; Hernando, Miguel; Gambao, Ernesto. 2017. "Home Camera-Based Fall Detection System for the Elderly." Sensors 17, no. 12: 2864.
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