Fall Detection System based Internet of Things

사물인터넷 기반의 낙상 감지 시스템

  • Received : 2015.09.07
  • Accepted : 2015.10.19
  • Published : 2015.11.30


Falling can happen to anyone, anywhere at anytime and especially it is one of the risk factor that can lead causes of death of persons aged 65 and over. Recently, the study of fall detection mechanisms as a smart healthcare service based on the IoT(Internet of Things) are being actively investigated. In this paper, we implement a fall detection system using arduino as a smart sensor communicates with a smart device. When transmitting the information of the acceleration on a sensor smart sensor with a BLE(Bluetooth Low Energy), the smart device processing and analyzing this information. and determines a fall situation. A fall detection system based on the Internet of Things which using smart sensor and smart device, has the advantage of being able to overcome the mobility and portability constraints.


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