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Cabe Atwell
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Re: Fall Monitoring Detection - Healthcare Application
Cabe Atwell   5/17/2013 4:00:13 PM
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Mrdon,

Great idea. A redundant check for an elevator would be useful.

How about furniture when the moving company throws it all around like sacks of potatoes. But that is like shipping... hmmm.


I got it... Monitor my lunch. No one is going to steal it!

C

mrdon
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Re: Fall Monitoring Detection - Healthcare Application
mrdon   5/14/2013 12:19:35 AM
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Cabe, This tech could possibly be used as an alternate accelerometer to monitor the speed of an elevator cart. If a certain speed rate has exceeded the target fall threshold, the elevator controller can adjust it to the proper value. Just thinking out loud. LOL

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Re: Fall Monitoring Detection - Healthcare Application
Cabe Atwell   5/10/2013 5:04:42 PM
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Saji,

Thanks!

MrDon,

Any ideas in other ways this tech could be used?

C

a.saji
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Re: multiple benefits
a.saji   5/5/2013 12:16:28 PM
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@cabe: That is bad. Anyway lets hope for the best in the future atleast.    

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Re: Fall Monitoring Detection - Healthcare Application
mrdon   4/20/2013 2:40:19 AM
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shehan, I agree. There are a multitude of applications the DropTag can be used in. I can really see the Maker community embracing this technology to solve a variety of free falling problems with this technology. Sir Issac Newton is probably turning over in his grave because of the DropTag product. :)

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Re: multiple benefits
Cabe Atwell   4/17/2013 3:06:37 PM
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Saji,

Yes, I did. But the process to make a claim is a nightmare. I have let it go, to be honest.

Which is their goal anyway.

C

a.saji
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Re: multiple benefits
a.saji   4/12/2013 11:09:59 PM
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@Cabe: Yes those things do happen. Didn't you have an insurance cover ? 

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Re: multiple benefits
Cabe Atwell   4/2/2013 11:07:01 PM
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Saji & Chuck,

Some accountability would be a good thing.

I sent a gift to someone recently. It was a piece of art. It went a small distance, 30 miles or so. During that time, it ended up smashed to pieces.

Zero accountability.

C

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Re: Simple Works
Charles Murray   4/1/2013 7:09:24 PM
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I don't know about FedEx, Cabe, but the frantic pace at most delivery companies doesn't allow for a lot of concern for fragile contents. No one tries to damage packages, but costly mistakes are inevitable.     

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Re: multiple benefits
a.saji   3/28/2013 11:58:06 PM
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@Shehan:

Yes but the cost will be very high for this if they decide to do it. Im not sure who will bare it. Surely the government will refuse it.   

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