In the eHealth Program the first patent was applied for: The Intelligent Baseboard

The corporate research group in the eHealth program is proud to present its first  application for a patent. The basic idea of the "intelligent baseboard" (C. Möllering, K. Kasugai, T. Stachelhaus, P. Russell, reference number 10 2010 009 590.7) is a device in baseboard and door frame for object and people positioning in rooms. Information are especially relevant to support elderly or ill people in everyday life. The Detection of movement, location and kind (standing, lying) can for example control illumination or be relayed to further systems (personal assistance systems,  warning devices, heating, monitor).