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A Laser Projection-based Tele-guidance System Embedded on a Mobility Aid

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dc.contributor.author Goshiro Yamamoto,Angie Chen,Petri Pulli,Jaakko Hyry,Muhammad Zeeshan Asghar,Yuki Uranishi,Hirokazu Kato
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-23T06:29:05Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-23T06:29:05Z
dc.date.issued 2013-03
dc.identifier.issn 2326-8301
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10061/13329
dc.description 2013 7th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), 6-8 March 2013,Tokyo, Japan
dc.description.abstract This paper presents a tele-guidance system for elderly people so that they can walk outdoors without an escort and their caregivers can monitor them or guide them from remote site when they are in a need of help. The feature point of the proposed system is to adopt laser projection with consideration for use outdoor. Because the laser projection shows the arrow, which indicates a direction, all a user needs to do is to follow it intuitively. The goal of this study is to realise a tele-guidance system, which provides easy understanding for elderly users with mild dementia, with laser projection. The whole system including this proposed system aims to make preparations for a super-graying society by connecting elderly people and caregivers effectively via ubiquitous network. As a first step, a prototype system was developed and a user test was conducted with elderly participants. In the result, some technical problems and visibility problems on the projected arrow were found.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher IEEE
dc.rights Copyright c 2013, IEEE
dc.subject Senior citizens, Laser applications, Dementia, Sensors, Prototypes, Navigation
dc.title A Laser Projection-based Tele-guidance System Embedded on a Mobility Aid
dc.type.nii Conference Paper
dc.identifier.fulltexturl http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6521717/
dc.textversion author
dc.identifier.spage 139
dc.identifier.epage 143
dc.relation.doi 10.1109/ISMICT.2013.6521717
dc.identifier.NAIST-ID 73296683,73292815


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