Smartphone-based solutions for fall detection and prevention: the FARSEEING approach

@article{Mellone2012SmartphonebasedSF,
  title={Smartphone-based solutions for fall detection and prevention: the FARSEEING approach},
  author={Sabato Mellone and C. Tacconi and Lars Schwickert and Juergen Klenk and Clemens Becker and Lorenzo Chiari},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Gerontologie und Geriatrie},
  year={2012},
  volume={45},
  pages={722-727}
}
Falls are not an inevitable consequence of aging. The risk and rate of falls can be reduced. Recent improvements in smartphone technology enable implementation of a wide variety of services and applications, thus making the smartphone more of a digital companion than simply a communication tool. This paper presents the results obtained by the FARSEEING project where smartphones are one example of intervention in a population-based scenario. The applications developed take advantage of the… CONTINUE READING
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