Homecare System for Demented People using IoT

Rao, Santhosha and Tilekar, Varun S and Niranjana, S (2019) Homecare System for Demented People using IoT. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 9 (1). pp. 1043-1046. ISSN 2278-3075

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Abstract

Internet of Things (IoT) provides many homecare systems and makes an easier life for humans. Some homecare systems are really useful for aged people. In our society, many aged people are suffering from a disease called dementia. Dementia word describes the set of symptoms that may contain memory loss and difficulty with thinking. The demented people are unable to recognize their family members. Also they have difficulty to deal with day to day activities. Taking care of such people is not a dominant task if assigned to a caretaker, but some people may not afford these much of expenses. Even if it is assigned to the caretaker, they may be burdened with the amount of care required. In this work, to reduce the burden on the caretakers, a homecare system using IoT is designed. An android camera phone installed at the door recognizes the face of the arrived person and sends an unique identifier wirelessly to an android watch wore by the demented person. The android watch alerts the user with vibration. Also, it opens the locally stored image using the unique identifier and announces the name of the arrived person. Reminder application is also used to remind the day to day activities with voice commands.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internet of Things (IoT), OpenCV, LBPH, Face Recognition
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Biomedical
Engineering > MIT Manipal > Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2021 06:51
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2021 06:51
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/156594

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