US 9,811,992 B1
Caregiver monitoring system
Hani Neuvirth-Telem, Tel Aviv (IL); Elad Yom-Tov, Hoshaya (IL); Hadas Bitran, Ramat HaSharon (IL); Omer Chechik, Netanya (IL); and Amit Hilbuch, Sammamish, WA (US)
Assigned to Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC., Redmond, WA (US)
Filed by Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC., Redmond, WA (US)
Filed on Jun. 6, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/173,736.
Int. Cl. G05B 19/00 (2006.01); G08B 21/04 (2006.01)
CPC G08B 21/0492 (2013.01) [G08B 21/0407 (2013.01); G08B 21/0453 (2013.01); G08B 21/0476 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A system for providing alerts to a caregiver of a ward, the system comprising:
at least one caregiver sensor configured to generate and transmit caregiver monitor signals responsive to at least one caregiver parameter useable to characterize a response state of the caregiver indicative of the caregiver's capacity to respond to a need of the ward; and
a computer system configured to receive the caregiver monitor signals and process the signals to determine a caregiver response state based on the at least one caregiver monitor parameter indicative of the caregiver's capacity to respond competently to the need of the ward and to generate an alert signal for the caregiver based on the caregiver response state;
wherein the at least one caregiver parameter comprises a physiological parameter, and/or a behavioral parameter of the caregiver.