Multipoint video control and fall detection system applicable in assistance of the elderly and people with disabilities
by Ivo Iliev; Serafim Tabakov; Velislava Spasova
International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems (IJRIS), Vol. 6, No. 1/2, 2014

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.

Online publication date: Sat, 22-Nov-2014

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