Development of fall detection system

Yukihiro Koyama, Masayoshi Takeuchi, Takuya Akashi, Yoshiki Mizukami, Yuji Wakasa, Kanya Tanaka, Masatoshi Shimizu, Fumie Osaki

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In this study, we propose a technique to detect many fall patterns by measuring a vertical (gravitational) displacement on a human body. At falling down, the center-of-gravity position of a human body falls in the vertical axis. About 1.0 m vertical displacement is expected in all types of fall. In this paper, a fall detection system is proposed, which measures the vertical displacement of the fall, by a small device. This device has tri-axial accelerometer and tri-axial gyroscope.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005
EventSICE Annual Conference 2005 - Okayama, Japan
Duration: 8 Aug 200510 Aug 2005


ConferenceSICE Annual Conference 2005



  • Acceleration
  • Angular velocity
  • Elderly people
  • Fall detection

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Koyama, Y., Takeuchi, M., Akashi, T., Mizukami, Y., Wakasa, Y., Tanaka, K., ... Osaki, F. (2005). Development of fall detection system. 3777-3780. Paper presented at SICE Annual Conference 2005, Okayama, Japan.