A Low Cost GSM and GPS Enabled Liquid Fall Detection System for Medical Applications

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
  
© 2014 by IJETT Journal
Volume-13 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Sudhindra F , Annarao S.J , Vani R. M , P.V. Hunagund
  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V13P233

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Sudhindra F , Annarao S.J , Vani R. M , P.V. Hunagund. "A Low Cost GSM and GPS Enabled Liquid Fall Detection System for Medical Applications", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V13(4),154-157 July 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

Abstract

The most common adverse event in adults/patients is fall. The fall management has always caused a major challenge in medical systems. Fall in adults/patients can cause major health complications that can ultimately leads to health decline and increases the medical care cost. Many of latest technologies have been in use for fall management like GPS enabled Tri-axial Accelerometers (MEMS), Gyroscopes and Magnetometers etc. This paper presents human fall detection system by using a inexpensive approach of Liquid Fall Detection System (LFDS). It uses GSM architecture for information transformation through SMS. It is also GPS-Based location awareness fall detection system that facilitates immediate positional information to the caretakers. Obviously, the integration of location awareness, GSM and fall detection technologies fulfills the requirements of delivering critical information to respective persons.

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Keywords
Liquid Fall Detection System (LFDS), Dual Band GSM Modem, GPS Receiver, Microcontroller.