Development of an Inexpensive Ubiquitous Health Monitoring System for the Elderly

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This paper describes the development of a low-cost health monitoring system for the elderly at home. The system integrates ZigBee mesh network, cellular network, ubiquitous and mobile computing, hardware miniaturization and various sensor technologies. The centerpieces are wearable devices that are capable of detecting accidental falls, monitoring heart… (More)

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