Research institutions, universities and entrepreneurs from Portugal, South Korea, the Czech Republic and Poland are implementing the Safe-Home project. The aim of the consortium members is to build a non-invasive system for monitoring the health and wellbeing of older people.
Poland is represented in the project by the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Centre and the medvc.eu company. Their work focuses on creating a video conferencing application for emergency situations. Using data from various sensors and artificial intelligence algorithms, the platform is able to detect situations in which an elderly person may find themselves.
The app allows the use of different devices – computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone, while ensuring security and privacy so that only designated people and only in emergency situations can connect with the elderly person’s home. The app also works the other way round and allows a call to be made by sending a contact request to the carer.