Geoff would like a way to communicate with his support staff while in bed at night. Geoff lives in an assisted living environment, and has to wait until the overnight staff check in on him to be able to express his needs. Geoff and his team would like a device that he can interact with using his head/neck to signal for assistance during the night.
The students worked with Geoff and the staff to evaluate different methods. The team came up with a noise detection system which would trigger an alert for the support team. With further development, the team would like to innovate this to recognise specific voice commands from Geoff.
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