Falling-incident detection and throughput enhancement in a multi-camera video-surveillance system.

@article{Shieh2012FallingincidentDA,
  title={Falling-incident detection and throughput enhancement in a multi-camera video-surveillance system.},
  author={Wann-Yun Shieh and Ju-Chin Huang},
  journal={Medical engineering & physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={954-63}
}
For most elderly, unpredictable falling incidents may occur at the corner of stairs or a long corridor due to body frailty. If we delay to rescue a falling elder who is likely fainting, more serious consequent injury may occur. Traditional secure or video surveillance systems need caregivers to monitor a centralized screen continuously, or need an elder to wear sensors to detect falling incidents, which explicitly waste much human power or cause inconvenience for elders. In this paper, we… CONTINUE READING
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