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Vigi’Fall receives the Gold Medal at the international inventor competition Concours Lépine for its fall detection solution

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The FallWatch, an EU-funded research project, brought together a wealth of European technology and expertise in a tiny triangular patch called Vigi'Fall that can be worn by the user in a non-intrusive, permanent manner. The fall detection solution could help save 500,000 hospitalisations and 40,000 premature deaths caused by falls in Europe every year.
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