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Title:
INTELLIGENT WALKING ASSISTANCE DEVICE FOR VISUALLY HANDICAPPED PEOPLE AND ELDERLY AND INFIRM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/199991
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a walking assistance device for visually handicapped people and the elderly and infirm, the device having a wearable device form comprising a wireless mobile communication module and a detachable intelligent walking control module and, more specifically, to a walking assistance device, which: enables a conventional stick-shaped walking assistance device, used by a visually handicapped person and the elderly and infirm, to be separated and coupled according to a purpose and a use thereof; has a detachable intelligent walking control module, embedded therein, which can be worn on a user's body, so as to have a function of mutually linking with a wireless mobile communication module, thereby implementing a walking assistance function capable of guiding a visually handicapped person and the elderly and infirm to a safe path or preventing, in advance, the person from falling while walking; and implements a systematic rescue function such that when a similar situation occurs, an accident can be quickly reported to a guardian and neighboring people. According to the present invention, the intelligent walking assistance device for visually handicapped people and the elderly and infirm comprises a bio-signal sensor unit, an acceleration sensor unit, a piezoelectric element, a sensor signal transmission and reception connection line, a light-emitting diode button, a display module, a speaker module, a wireless mobile communication module, an intelligent walking control module, a GPS module, and the like, and can be worn as wearable device forms such as a necklace and a wristwatch according to the user's purpose.

Inventors:
YOON JANG WON (KR)
Application Number:
KR2015/012889
Publication Date:
December 15, 2016
Filing Date:
November 30, 2015
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
I ON CO LTD CORP (KR)
International Classes:
A61H3/06; A61B5/00; A61B5/11; G01P15/00; G08B3/10; G08B5/36; G08B21/02; H04W4/90
Foreign References:
KR20110133879A2011-12-14
KR101354625B12014-01-22
KR20110020566A2011-03-03
KR20120035489A2012-04-16
KR101394490B12014-05-13
CN102631280A2012-08-15
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
JUNG, BYEONG HONG (KR)
정병홍 (KR)
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