Wireless Speech Assistant System for the Elderly People in the Indoor Environment

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 207)


The elderly people cause a lot of inconvenient in the daily life because of memory impairments and chronic diseases. The elderly people movement track can be built by examining with the direction of the electronic compass and the human’s positioning system carried out by the technique of ZigBee wireless sensor network. In this paper, a wireless speech assistant system for elderly people in the indoor environment can be used to help for providing the elderly people the information of the whole environments. It makes elderly people a convenience of the life to inform the elderly drugs location and the medication time, the location of the physical instruments and the measurement time, the location of fitness equipments and fitness time and sends out the warning as the danger is taken place. This system is tested in the indoor environment to act the normal. The elderly people tries out, and modify at any time the speech sentence makes it be able to let elderly people all can understand.


Elderly care ZigBee wireless network Electronic compass 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringCheng Shiu UniversityKaohsiungChina

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