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Fall detection and prevention among elderly persons using wearable technologies
  • Reinhardt Rading
Reinhardt Rading
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Falling down is prevalent among elderly persons resulting to to injuries, disability and even death. United Nations predicts a double increase in population of persons aged 65 and above by 2050 hence a need to research on methods for detecting and preventing falls from occurring. This paper presents a theoretical proposal on detecting and preventing a fall using RFID and wearable technologies.