Date

6-2011

Degree Name

BS in Computer Engineering

Department

Computer Engineering Department

Advisor(s)

Lynne A. Slivovsky

Abstract

This device is named Cardea, the goddess of health in roman Mythology. The Cardea will be attached to the waist of the individual’s body to detect any falls, and will send out alarm signals to people in the surrounding area. The end goal of this project is to provide a helpful and friendly device for the elderly and their families. It is easy to maintain and dependable for long term use.