Harro Stokman, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Kepler Vision Technologies, presents the “Improving Nursing Care with Privacy-Sensitive Edge Computer Vision” tutorial at the May 2021 Embedded Vision Summit.
Around the world, there is a serious and growing shortage of nurses. Nursing care at night is a particular challenge because night shifts are less attractive to nurses and since patients’ needed rest can be disturbed by in-person monitoring. Computer-vision-based activity detection provides the ability to reliably monitor patients and alert nurses when assistance is needed.
But creating and deploying a solution requires overcoming several significant obstacles. For example, a single overhead camera with a fisheye lens capable of viewing an entire room delivers very distorted images. In addition, privacy is a critical concern. And, care facilities often have minimal IT infrastructure and staff. In this talk, Dr. Harro Stokman explains how his company’s Kepler Night Nurse product has overcome these challenges and achieved registration as a medical device.
See here for a PDF of the slides.