Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
IBM Patents Your Rights Online

IBM Patent: Smart Floors Detect Heart Attacks, Intruders 80

Posted by Soulskill
from the skynet's-beginnings-are-humbler-than-i-expected dept.
An anonymous reader writes "An IBM patent issued in March describes multitouch floors that detect who is in the home and what they're doing – perfect for detecting intruders and falls, notes MSNBC. CEPro.com suggests the technology also could be used to replace cameras and sensor arrays typically required for gesture control, and could detect staggering teens and 'unregistered' boyfriends. The floors could have 'tremendous implications for home health technology.'"
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

IBM Patent: Smart Floors Detect Heart Attacks, Intruders

Comments Filter:

If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research. -- Wilson Mizner

Working...