Gearoid O Laighin

Gearoid O Laighin, National University of Ireland, Galway

"Sensing Technology for Gerontology Tele-health: Perspectives”

The dramatic growth in the proportion of older people in communities worldwide is well established. This growth will require increase use of tele-health to manage the health status of older people. This talk will reflect on experience in developing sensing devices for older people for use in a home setting, with particular focus on mobility monitoring and fall detection in the elderly.