In recent years there has been anincrease in applications related to Internet objects (IoT), the vast majority ofthese applications focus primarily on the control of our homes, themotorization of environmental data, intelligent cities, and so on. At the sametime, we have seen that these new devices are increasingly powerful, whichallows to incorporate automatic learning algorithms. These algorithms allow usto recognize patterns and learn autonomously using information from sensors, images, signals, etc. One of the problems observed today is the existence ofelderly people who live alone and need continuous monitoring.
Problem to be Solved
The problem we are trying to solve is to detect and monitor the activities carried out by older people living alone. As in some cases they live alone and have no one to take care of them, stop performing the activities suggested by doctors or physiotherapists. Activities such as walking or gentle exercises that help the proper functioning of their joints and thus try to prevent possible problems in the future.
Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!
Adafruit publishes a wide range of writing and video content, including interviews and reporting on the maker market and the wider technology world. Our standards page is intended as a guide to best practices that Adafruit uses, as well as an outline of the ethical standards Adafruit aspires to. While Adafruit is not an independent journalistic institution, Adafruit strives to be a fair, informative, and positive voice within the community – check it out here: adafruit.com/editorialstandards
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.