Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG,
AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving
people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare,
lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into
people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand
promise of “sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips
employs over 120,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries
worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.3 billion in 2010, the company is a market
leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient
lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products
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Philips Research, as part of Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands, is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”. The Personal Health Solution (PHS) department in Philips Research is developing novel technology-enabled solutions in the field of personal healthcare. The senior mobility monitor for the iStoppFalls project will be developed by the PHS department.
mainly be responsible for the development of the Senior Mobility Monitor (SMM). Philips
will be responsible for all continuous sensing aspects in our project. Additionally,
new exercise monitoring components for the SMM will be developed, providing
data for comparison and correlation with the Xbox/Kinect exercise data.
In addition, Philips will be one of the main actors in our consortium to drive dissemination & exploitation (WP9). Philips takes care of the dissemination analysis, in order to facilitate later exploitation on a national level (specific countries), as well as Europe-wide.
scientist at Philips Research Europe, Eindhoven, and is in charge of the
Research cluster of the Distributed Sensor Systems department. He has led
various internal and international research projects on different areas of
communication technology, home-networking and wireless medical systems. He has
various publications in peer reviewed scientific journals, is co-author of
several books on communication technology and their (medical) application, and
holds more than 50 patents and patent applications. Furthermore, he is on the
Technical Program Committee of several conferences on communication technology,
services and wireless applications, putting him in a prime position to start
is a principal
scientist at Philips Research Europe, Eindhoven. He is an expert in signal
processing and reasoning systems. Next to many other applications, he has been
developing systems to interpret the data streams received from on-body movement
sensors, in particular developing sensing systems for fall detection and fall
prevention. Results have conducted to numerous patent applications, granted or
still pending, have been presented at international conferences, and have been
published in peer reviewed scientific journals and books.
is a research scientist at Philips Research Europe, Eindhoven. After her bachelor study in “Physical Therapy”, she finished her master study in “Physical Activity and Health science” at the Maastricht University. Currently she is finalizing her PhD in Human Movement sciences at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of the Maastricht University in cooperation with CIRO, centre of expertise for chronic organ failure. Her research focuses on ambulatory monitoring of physical activity in older people.
obtained her master degree in communication engineering from RWTH Aachen University Germany in July 2008. After that, she joined Distributed Sensor Systems Group at Philips Research Eindhoven. Since May 2011, she is a research scientist at Personal Health Solutions Group. She is currently working on projects in area of falls in elderly people.