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University of Utah

Wireless Sensor for Fall Detection

Caption: This is a wireless sensor, similar to those used in home wireless networks, used to detect falls using radio waves. University of Utah researchers used an array of sensors around a room to determine whether someone inside the network was standing or falling.

Credit: Dan Hixson, University of Utah.

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