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Technical Reports: CMU-CyLab-10-003

Title:TwitterJacket: An automated activity and health monitoring solution for the elderly
Authors:Shahriyar Amini, Priya Narasimhan
Publication Date:October 18, 2009


This paper explores automation in monitoring the well-being of senior adults. Namely, it introduces TwitterJacket, an automated activity and health monitoring solution through the use of wearable sensors and mobile devices. The system takes advantage of wearable electrocardiography (ECG) monitoring and accelerometer data to recognize user activity and publish on Twitter. In this paper, we discuss the motivation behind such platforms, the TwitterJacket architecture, and the present implementation.

Full Report: CMU-CyLab-10-003

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