Smart Band – an Integrated Device for Emergency Management
A. Jackulin Mahariba1, Shivam Haresh Kumar Patel2
1A. Jackulin Mahariba, Assistant Professor Senior Grade, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Shivam Haresh Kumar Patel, UG Student, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 15 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 24 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 01 August 2019 | PP: 36-39 | Volume-8 Issue-4S2, April 2019 | Retrieval Number: D10100484S219/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.D1010.0484S219
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Abstract: In the event of a kidnapping or a medical emergency, a person is often incapacitated to be able to call for help. And it’s usually too late before the first responders arrive on-scene. Currently, a vast array of ‘safety’ devices available in the market are often far too rudimentary such as double tapping the power button that isn’t very practical, or an app on a smart watch that is a huge investment in the first place. The Smart Band aims to eliminate the need for a physical trigger by the person who finds himself in dangerous situations like kidnapping, front-facing some wild animal, heart attack, etc., and rather senses the heartbeat. The Smart Band is designed as a personalized wearable device, wherein the user heart beat rate is collected and trained using machine learning algorithm, which triggers the alert system automatically when the event is identified. Hence the accuracy of assessing emergency situation will be high and false rate will be reduced. As soon as the event is detected, the band relays GPS coordinates to first responders and emergency contacts, which will be sent via the Network Carrier (SIM card module) directly from the band, not relying on a mobile phone, which is usually out of reach during such emergency situations. In essence, the Smart Band consists of a GPS tracker, a heartbeat sensor, a Network module, and a Bluetooth module, all existing technologies which have been mass produced to an extent that the end product can be made affordable, and in huge quantities as well. On further development the smart band can be customized to a finely wearable jewel which can serve the purpose autonomously.
Keywords: Emergency Management, Smart Band, Pulse Sensor, Machine Learning.
Scope of the Article: Machine Learning