Title: Multipoint video control and fall detection system applicable in assistance of the elderly and people with disabilities

Authors: Ivo Iliev; Serafim Tabakov; Velislava Spasova

Addresses: Department of Electronics, Faculty of Electronic Engineering and Technologies, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria ' Department of Electronics, Faculty of Electronic Engineering and Technologies, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria ' Department of Electronics, Faculty of Electronic Engineering and Technologies, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

Abstract: The population of elderly people keeps increasing rapidly, which becomes a predominant aspect of our societies. Ambient assisted living (AAL) is new research area which promises to address the needs of the elderly and people with disabilities. AAL has a lot of barriers and challenges that impede its development and more universal deployment. These could be summarised as: technological, ethical, legal and psychological challenges. An approach allowing overcoming part of these barriers, mostly related to the integration of a video control system in the assistive process, is presented by the authors in this paper.

Keywords: ambient assisted living; AAL; elderly assistance; multipoint video control; fall detection; people with disabilities; video monitoring; falling down; falls.

DOI: 10.1504/IJRIS.2014.063951

International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems, 2014 Vol.6 No.1/2, pp.34 - 39

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 27 Jul 2014 *

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