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Active Capacitive Sensing: Exploring a New Wearable Sensing Modality for Activity Recognition [chapter]

Jingyuan Cheng, Oliver Amft, Paul Lukowicz
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
From these results, we concluded that capacitive sensing is a viable and highly interesting new sensing concept for wearable monitoring.  ...  For a new sensing modality, such basic understanding is a necessary pre-condition for conceiving and demonstrating concrete applications.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-12654-3_19 fatcat:xgtcru5ctjhxrijrdjx7hulyfu

The State-of-the-Art Sensing Techniques in Human Activity Recognition: A Survey

Sizhen Bian, Mengxi Liu, Bo Zhou, Paul Lukowicz
2022 Sensors  
Human activity recognition (HAR) has become an intensive research topic in the past decade because of the pervasive user scenarios and the overwhelming development of advanced algorithms and novel sensing  ...  This work tries to present a thorough, in-depth survey on the state-of-the-art sensing modalities in HAR tasks to supply a solid understanding of the variant sensing principles for younger researchers  ...  Besides motion sensing, HBC could also be used for proximity and joint activity recognition [147] by exploring the human body capacitance variation caused by the proximity and motion of an intruder.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22124596 pmid:35746376 pmcid:PMC9229953 fatcat:2cjpolwafnem7o4mehxigaqojq

On-Body Sensing: From Gesture-Based Input to Activity-Driven Interaction

Paul Lukowicz, Oliver Amft, Daniel Roggen, Jingyuan Cheng
2010 Computer  
Lukowicz, "Active Capacitive Sensing: Exploring a New Wearable Sensing Modality for Activity Recognition," Proc. 8th Int'l Conf. Pervasive Computing, LNCS 6030, Springer, 2010, pp. 319-336) .  ...  Behavioral and cognitive disorders including dementia, autism, and Parkinson's disease are also a promising application field for body sensing and activity recognition.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2010.294 fatcat:xrq4ldbdzjgexblxboxqmwtprm

HeadScan: A Wearable System for Radio-Based Sensing of Head and Mouth-Related Activities

Biyi Fang, Nicholas D. Lane, Mi Zhang, Fahim Kawsar
2016 2016 15th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN)  
In this paper, we contribute to the search for new sensing modalities for the next generation of wearable devices by exploring the feasibility of mobile radiobased human activity recognition.  ...  As the first step to achieve our vision, we have designed and developed HeadScan, a first-of-its-kind wearable for radio-based sensing of a number of human activities that involve head and mouth movements  ...  In this paper, we contribute to the search for new sensing modalities for the next generation of wearable devices by exploring the feasibility of mobile radiobased human activity recognition.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipsn.2016.7460677 dblp:conf/ipsn/FangLZK16 fatcat:yosr7ch5enavnlwyqq5wxweb3e

Hand Gesture Recognition based on Near-infrared Sensing Wristband

Andualem Maereg, Yang Lou, Emanuele Secco, Raymond King
2020 Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications  
Wrist-worn gesture sensing systems can be used as a seamless interface for AR/VR interactions and control of various devices.  ...  The acquired data corresponding to different gestures are labeled and input into a machine learning algorithm for gesture classification.  ...  The sensing modalities include camera-based systems [7] , inertial motion sensing [8, 9] , Electromyography(EMG) [10, 11, 12, 13] , Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT) [14, 15] , and capacitive and  ... 
doi:10.5220/0008909401100117 dblp:conf/grapp/MaeregLSK20 fatcat:j2uzbqjlczfelhcw547yfjrkqm

Healthcare Sensing and Monitoring [chapter]

George Vasilev Angelov, Dimitar Petrov Nikolakov, Ivelina Nikolaeva Ruskova, Elitsa Emilova Gieva, Maria Liubomirova Spasova
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Healthcare organizations like insurance companies need real-time, reliable, and accurate diagnostic results provided by sensor systems that can be monitored remotely, whether the patient is in a hospital  ...  Sensors can be used for life-supporting implants, preventive measures, long-term monitoring of disabled or ill patients.  ...  Our thanks to ICT COST Action IC1303: Algorithms, Architectures and Platforms for Enhanced Living Environments (AAPELE).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-10752-9_10 fatcat:5r6eolv2z5evtijpuzvyn6vcoa

Unobtrusive Sensing and Wearable Devices for Health Informatics

Ya-Li Zheng, Xiao-Rong Ding, Carmen Chung Yan Poon, Benny Ping Lai Lo, Heye Zhang, Xiao-Lin Zhou, Guang-Zhong Yang, Ni Zhao, Yuan-Ting Zhang
2014 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering  
In particular, acquisition of health-related information by unobtrusive sensing and wearable technologies is considered as a cornerstone in health informatics.  ...  , and use of health information, has emerged as an active area of interdisciplinary research.  ...  In addition, capacitive sensing can also be used for other applications such as respiratory measurement, e.g., using a capacitive textile force sensor weaved into clothing [16] , or a capacitive electrical  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbme.2014.2309951 pmid:24759283 pmcid:PMC7176476 fatcat:6out72voongjldwm4qahzbjx4q

Sensing Technology for Human Activity Recognition: a Comprehensive Survey

Biying Fu, Naser Damer, Florian Kirchbuchner, Arjan Kuijper.
2020 IEEE Access  
Therefore, having a well defined categorization of sensing technology is essential for the systematic design of human activity recognition systems.  ...  By extending the sensor categorization proposed by White, we survey the most prominent research works that utilize different sensing technologies for human activity recognition tasks.  ...  Braun [51] proposed a driver's seat enhanced with capacitive proximity sensing to detect a wide range of physiological parameters about the driver and his sitting postures for activity recognition in  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2991891 fatcat:ukkpc2gdkvd2dird52ttebe6sy

Wearable and Stretchable Strain Sensors: Materials, Sensing Mechanisms, and Applications

Hamid Souri, Hritwick Banerjee, Ardian Jusufi, Norbert Radacsi, Adam A. Stokes, Inkyu Park, Metin Sitti, Morteza Amjadi
2020 Advanced Intelligent Systems  
His research interests include wearable medical devices, smart materials, composites, and soft robotics.  ...  conductive active materials for strain sensing.  ...  [8] Sport Performance Monitoring Wearable strain sensors offer new integrated platforms for assessing the biomechanical and physiological parameters of athletes.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aisy.202000039 fatcat:thmomdxog5dtdeysgm2oxvq6ge


Hoang Truong, Tam Vu, Shuo Zhang, Ufuk Muncuk, Phuc Nguyen, Nam Bui, Anh Nguyen, Qin Lv, Kaushik Chowdhury, Thang Dinh
2018 Proceedings of the 16th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems - SenSys '18  
We present CapBand, a battery-free hand gesture recognition wearable in the form of a wristband.  ...  We present successive capacitance sensing, an ultra-low power sensing technique, to capture small skin deformations due to muscle and tendon movements on the user's wrist, which corresponds to specic groups  ...  We thank the anonymous shepherd and reviewers for their insightful comments. We also thank Keith Graham, Timothy May, Rebecca McKain and Nhat Pham for their help and consultant during the project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3274783.3274854 dblp:conf/sensys/TruongZMNBNLCDV18 fatcat:gs6apsivnvfb7pnx3umkwh2wzq

Augmenting Sensor Performance with Machine Learning Towards Smart Wearable Sensing Electronic Systems

Songlin Zhang, Lakshmi Suresh, Jiachen Yang, Xueping Zhang, Swee Ching Tan
2022 Advanced Intelligent Systems  
First, sensors must be sensitive, reliable, durable, and wearable, of which high-quality sensing data is the prerequisite for obtaining excellent performance of WSES.  ...  Note for some cases, collecting sensing signals are still assisted with external sources (i.e., special equipment for spectroscopy data acquisition), which makes the wearability of the devices compromised  ...  Despite the challenges mentioned above, research groups worldwide are actively exploring new possibilities to tackle these obstacles.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aisy.202100194 fatcat:7ai5exgvsvgb3kro2brldreqpe

MXene Wearables: Properties, Fabrication Strategies, Sensing Mechanism and Applications

Vaishakh Kedambaimoole, Kajol H. Garwal, Rajanna Konandur, Prosenjit Sen, Manjunath M Nayak, Saurabh Kumar
2022 Materials Advances  
The current pandemic has forced the healthcare system into a transformation where the patients are required to be continuously monitored without the need for hospitalization.  ...  The advances in wearable sensors...  ...  India and Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE) at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, India, respectively are sincerely acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1039/d1ma01170g fatcat:7iru6yatuvdbnpswd7hwbvtapy

Advancements and future prospects of wearable sensing technology for healthcare applications

Asha Sharma, Anoop Singh, Vinay Gupta, Sandeep Arya
2022 Sensors & Diagnostics  
The realm of wearable technology is continually growing.  ...  Due to the fact that skin covers the majority of the human body, it is an ideal modality for noninvasive healthcare wearable devices.  ...  there is still a strong need for new and better non-invasive alcohol monitoring systems.  ... 
doi:10.1039/d2sd00005a fatcat:tn7fgjea4nezppipanmxv4pecm

Sensing Hand Interactions with Everyday Objects by Profiling Wrist Topography

Julius Cosmo Romeo Rudolph, David Holman, Bruno De Araujo, Ricardo Jota, Daniel Wigdor, Valkyrie Savage
2022 Sixteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction  
Figure 1: We use a capacitive sensing technique to measure changes in wrist profiles (A), which allows inferring the force (B) and grasp (C) used to interact with external objects.  ...  This enables digital input on unaugmented physical objects mediated by a wristband (D).  ...  Mohan, and Peter Hamilton for their support of the software tools, all our anonymous participants, and Cliff Forlines for his guidance and shepherding of the project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3490149.3501320 fatcat:3bgemlifwjaj5ppsqtaknosvem

A review on applications of capacitive displacement sensing for capacitive proximity sensor

Yong Ye, Chiya Zhang, Chunlong He, Xi Wang, Jianjun Huang, Jiahao Deng
2020 IEEE Access  
.: Review on Applications of Capacitive Displacement Sensing for CPS FIGURE 3. Sensitive modalities: (a) volume sensing, (b) deformation sensing and (c) displacement sensing [9].  ...  Capacitive displacement sensing, as one of the three sensing modalities, works for long distance and can be unitized to measure more physical quantities compared with capacitive volume and deformation  ...  [119] presented a new method for gesture recognition.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2977716 fatcat:qhxtchkrhzctvcapmqxsatnvxa
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