Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Body parts positions and posture estimation system based on pressure distribution image

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

5 Author(s)

We develop a body parts position and posture estimation system. This system consists of a pressure sensor distributed bed and body parts position and posture estimation software. The computer constructs many pressure distribution images based on the simple human models and accumulates these images to its memory, called the model-based pressure image templates. The pressure distribution image through is compared with model-based pressure image templates to find out the most matched pressure image template. The model-based pressure image templates contain body parts positions and joint angles information, so the body parts position contacting with the bed can easily be estimated by using the most matched model-based pressure image template. Finally, an estimated posture is displayed as a 3D computer graphics image. An experimental result reveals that the system not only can display the estimated lying human posture intuitively, but can also estimate the lying human's body parts position accurately where the body parts contacts with bed

Published in:

Robotics and Automation, 1999. Proceedings. 1999 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

1999

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.