IJMTES – HUMAN FALL DETECTION USING 3-AXIS MEMS ACCELEROMETER

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Paper Title : HUMAN FALL DETECTION USING 3-AXIS MEMS ACCELEROMETER

Author’s Name : G Valarmathy | K Keerthana | J Kavithapriya | T Keerthanaunnamed

Volume 04 Issue 04 2017

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 1-5

Abstract – The principle behind this paper is detection of changes in the motion and body position of a subject using sensor which tracks acceleration changes in three orthogonal directions. Heart rate and blood oxygen saturation is monitored in this paper to provide information regarding the health of the subject. By measuring the intensity of light transmitted through tissue due to arterial blood heart rate is measured. The data obtained due the acceleration change is continuously analyzed algorithmically to determine occurrence of fall and condition of health. When the fall is detected and abnormality exist in human body, GPS (Global Positioning System) locates the fall location using the latitude and longitude values. The GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) modem transmits location to the mobile phones of care takers/ relatives of the subject. Thus providing immediate assistance and treatment to the subject.

Keywords— MEMs Accelerometer, GPS, GSM, Beat Per Minute (BPM), Pulse Oxymetry, Oxygenated Hemoglobin (HBO2), SPO2

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