Resuscitation via videostream – how EmergencyEye can save lives

Interview with Professor Wilhelm Stork, Head of Microsystems Technology, Institute for Information Processing Technologies (ITIV), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

07/02/2018

Image: smiling man wearing a blazer - Prof. Wilhelm Stork; Copyright: privat

Professor Wilhelm Stork, Head of Microsystems Technology, Institute for Information Processing Technologies (ITIV), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Image: young woman kneels next to unconscious man and makes call with smartphone; Copyright: panthermedia.net/pixelaway

The purely verbal description of both the emergency situation and the necessary resuscitation measures is not always optimal. EmergencyEye would like to link the conversation between first-aider and dispatcher with video telephony.

Image: smartphone calling the 911; Copyright: panthermedia.net/georgejmclittle

The smartphone has become our daily companion. As the EmergencyEye project shows, it can also be a great help in emergencies.

Image: Elena Blume; Copyright: C. Schmitt

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