HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Page 1/3  >  >>
Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Fall Monitoring Detection - Healthcare Application
Cabe Atwell   5/17/2013 4:00:13 PM
NO RATINGS
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
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Fall Monitoring Detection - Healthcare Application
mrdon   5/14/2013 12:19:35 AM
NO RATINGS
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

Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Fall Monitoring Detection - Healthcare Application
Cabe Atwell   5/10/2013 5:04:42 PM
NO RATINGS
Saji,

Thanks!

MrDon,

Any ideas in other ways this tech could be used?

C

a.saji
User Rank
Silver
Re: multiple benefits
a.saji   5/5/2013 12:16:28 PM
NO RATINGS
@cabe: That is bad. Anyway lets hope for the best in the future atleast.    

mrdon
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Fall Monitoring Detection - Healthcare Application
mrdon   4/20/2013 2:40:19 AM
NO RATINGS
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. :)

Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: multiple benefits
Cabe Atwell   4/17/2013 3:06:37 PM
NO RATINGS
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
User Rank
Silver
Re: multiple benefits
a.saji   4/12/2013 11:09:59 PM
NO RATINGS
@Cabe: Yes those things do happen. Didn't you have an insurance cover ? 

Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: multiple benefits
Cabe Atwell   4/2/2013 11:07:01 PM
NO RATINGS
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

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Simple Works
Charles Murray   4/1/2013 7:09:24 PM
NO RATINGS
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.     

a.saji
User Rank
Silver
Re: multiple benefits
a.saji   3/28/2013 11:58:06 PM
NO RATINGS
@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.   

Page 1/3  >  >>


Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s recently announced plan to put an electric airplane in the air by 2018 is forward-looking, but hardly unique.
Engineers can channel the eye of the tiger and rise to the challenge, with a number of prize or award-giving contests out there to test your metal and intellectual prowess.
Engineers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have achieved the ability to scale nanotechnology for the development of super-strong, lightweight metal materials.
Harvard researchers have identified a new class of high-performing organic molecules in the development of redox flow batteries for alternative-energy storage.
Researchers in the United Kingdom have found a sustainable way to derive hydrogen from grass to develop biofuel.
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Jul 11 - 15, Embedded System Design Techniques™ - Debugging Real-time Embedded Software – Hands on
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9 | 10


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service