You said the no one in a nursing home wants to admit there is a fall. On the contrary, they must report those and have documentation to support their response in both nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
They have alarms on chairs and beds to sound off if the patient gets up. If they had fall monitors (now much more advanced with MEMS accelerometers), then it would allow fall monitoring without the devices tattling on the resident every time they get up.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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