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A method and system for recording acceleration and body position data from elderly or disabled persons. The fall monitoring system includes signal feature extraction and interpretive methods for characterizing accelerations and body positions during fall events. The system can detect health and life threatening fall events in elderly persons, and can autonomously notify nursing personnel or family members that the person is in need of immediate assistance.

Title
Elderly fall monitoring method and device
Application Number
9/734099
Publication Number
6433690 (B1)
Application Date
December 11, 2000
Publication Date
August 13, 2002
Inventor
Steven C Jacobsen
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Stephen C Peterson
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Tomasz J Petelenz
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Agent
Thorpe North & Western
US
Assignee
Sarcos L C
UT, US
IPC
G08B 23/00
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