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Automatic detection of hand hygiene using computer vision technology

Amit Singh, Albert Haque, Alexandre Alahi, Serena Yeung, Michelle Guo, Jill R Glassman, William Beninati, Terry Platchek, Li Fei-Fei, Arnold Milstein
2020 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Conclusions A computer vision algorithm was equivalent to human observation in detecting hand hygiene dispenser use.  ...  Computer vision technology has the ability to perform more accurate appraisals.  ...  Lily Li with their assistance in annotation of the image dataset.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jamia/ocaa115 pmid:32712656 fatcat:34d23uzuj5f6bpvkqtyprqwmya

Towards Vision-Based Smart Hospitals: A System for Tracking and Monitoring Hand Hygiene Compliance [article]

Albert Haque, Michelle Guo, Alexandre Alahi, Serena Yeung, Zelun Luo, Alisha Rege, Jeffrey Jopling, Lance Downing, William Beninati, Amit Singh, Terry Platchek, Arnold Milstein, Li Fei-Fei
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we propose a non-intrusive vision-based system for tracking people's activity in hospitals. We evaluate our method for the problem of measuring hand hygiene compliance.  ...  This work is a step towards a computer-vision based smart hospital and demonstrates promising results for reducing hospital acquired infections.  ...  Method Our goal is to develop a system to automatically detect, track, and assess hand hygiene compliance.  ... 
arXiv:1708.00163v3 fatcat:agbmoejtdvahhiws5recffo264

Using Artificial Intelligence in Infection Prevention

Fidelma Fitzpatrick, Aaron Doherty, Gerard Lacey
2020 Current Treatment Options in Infectious Diseases  
We explore its potential IPC benefits in epidemiology, laboratory infection diagnosis, and hand hygiene.  ...  AI hand hygiene applications can deliver behavior change, though it requires further evaluation in different clinical settings.  ...  Computer vision is a branch of AI that studies how to automatically understand the content of images and video in a human-like manner.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40506-020-00216-7 pmid:32218708 pmcid:PMC7095094 fatcat:pa5ql2lrandzffcjyq7xvj3hfi

Automated Quality Assessment of Hand Washing Using Deep Learning [article]

Maksims Ivanovs, Roberts Kadikis, Martins Lulla, Aleksejs Rutkovskis, Atis Elsts
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Washing hands is one of the most important ways to prevent infectious diseases, including COVID-19.  ...  Finally, we describe how the neural network can be used to construct a mobile phone application for automatic quality control and real-time feedback for medical professionals.  ...  Acknowledgement This work was funded by the project VPP-COVID-2020/1-0004 "Integration of reliable technologies for protection against Covid-19 in healthcare and high risk areas".  ... 
arXiv:2011.11383v2 fatcat:eiyfjqowxjad7itfui6l6wz64q

Smart sinks

Leonardo Bonanni, Ernesto Arroyo, Chia-Hsun Lee, Ted Selker
2005 CHI '05 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '05  
Used in combination with an RFID reader, the sink can serve as an effective means of verifying hand-washing compliance for clean environments.  ...  Can implicit interaction with a computer easily drive useful interface improvements in physical world settings?  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge Sam Sarcia, Jon Wetzel and Rob Gens for their invaluable contributions to the design and engineering of the prototypes in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1056808.1056884 dblp:conf/chi/BonanniALS05 fatcat:pzcyaxkfcnf3lii5j3rf6bgl5y

Utilization of Artificial Intelligence Technology in Assisting House Chores

Sakkiz Nhizam, Muazzem Zyarif, Sarhad Ziyyo Tuhfa
2021 Journal La Multiapp  
Western technology is heavily reliant on computer technology as a result of a scarcity of human capital. That is why they developed a large number of robotic machines.  ...  This enables the program to automatically learn from the trends or features found in the results. Artificial intelligence is also being used in a variety of areas, one of which is schooling.  ...  To detect objects in a picture or film, computer vision depends on pattern detection and deep learning.  ... 
doi:10.37899/journallamultiapp.v2i1.341 fatcat:wf4guvab4bgynixgzzkbxn4cku

Computer Vision and Image Analysis based Techniques for Automatic Characterization of Fruits A Review

Jyoti AKodagali, S Balaji
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
This paper presents the recent developments and application of image analysis and computer vision system in an automatic fruit recognition system.  ...  Apples The study of apples using computer vision has attracted much interest and reflects the progress of computer vision technology for fruit inspection. P. Sudhakara Rao et al.  ...  It can be used in grocery store which makes the customers label their purchases using automatic recognition based on computer vision.  ... 
doi:10.5120/7773-0856 fatcat:l4jioc456ngc5femb5pkvoaay4

Quality Checking of Fruits using Image Processing

Mr. Kurundwad Musaddik Rafik
2021 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
In this project, we are creating the machine which will work on checking quality of fruit using image processing.  ...  Today man has made a lot of progress in different field's. The way a human being needs technology, Like that a humans need pure and healthy foods too.  ...  CONCLUSION In our project we conclude that manual method of fruit purification detection, good quality detection and fruit defect detection technique is replaced by automatic vision based technology.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2021.34518 fatcat:zbd6uc7rfbhgfdrhqfnnuqoy7y

Automated Self Navigated Dustbin Dispensary System in Smart Cities

2020 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
The model is fully automated, where the smart dustbin automatically disposes the waste in a fixed location. Therefore this IOT connected through wired and wireless without user intervention.  ...  This may leads in spreading some deadly diseases and human illness; environment should be kept clean and hygienic in society every place should be monitored in a high expense, to reduce this process the  ...  This model is developed with RFID computing technology that is used for verification process and enhances the smart garbage alert system by providing automatic identification of garbage filled.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.f9868.038620 fatcat:kbd35htiibhileltfgp24duqae

Classification and suitability of sensing technologies for activity recognition

Przemyslaw Woznowski, Dritan Kaleshi, George Oikonomou, Ian Craddock
2016 Computer Communications  
Apart from reviewing usefulness of various sensing technologies for homebased AR algorithms, it highlights the problem of technology-driven cycle of development in this area.  ...  Researchers apply di↵erent AR techniques/algorithms and use a wide range of sensors to discover home activities.  ...  Working, if using a computer or other programmable device, can be detected via use of software apps and for other types of work video-based AR forms a good alternative.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2016.03.006 fatcat:ehpnx27gzfaotbqh3pqfmtnzrm

An Insight in to the Automation of the Dairy Industry: A Review

R. Heema, S. Sivaranjani, K.S. Gnanalakshmi
2022 Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research  
Among the various applications of automation in the dairy industry, Automatic milking systems or milking robots are very no table.  ...  Automation technique involves multidisciplinary technologies such as robotics, Artificial Intelligence and several other mechanical, electrical, electronic devices and computers usually in combination.  ...  This technology makes use of spectroscopic sensors, which detects the process variations at the time of food processing also the on-line detection of chemical variations, oxidation and other core parameters  ... 
doi:10.18805/ajdfr.dr-1856 fatcat:nwexgeijtzc2poipf3py4iivhe

Harmony: A Hand Wash Monitoring and Reminder System using Smart Watches

Md Abu Sayeed Mondol, John A. Stankovic
2015 Proceedings of the 12th EAI International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services  
In food businesses, hand hygiene compliance is essential to prevent food contamination, and thus food borne illness. Washing hands properly is the cornerstone of hand hygiene.  ...  required to wash hands, and stores related data in a server for further use.  ...  Acknowledgement This work was supported, in part, by NSF grants CNS-1239483 and CNS-1319302 and by DGIST via funding from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Korea.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.22-7-2015.2260042 dblp:journals/amsys/MondolS15 fatcat:n5mxd5oyfnentiolmgs5yvpdsm

Bathroom Activity Monitoring Based on Sound [chapter]

Jianfeng Chen, Alvin Harvey Kam, Jianmin Zhang, Ning Liu, Louis Shue
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We sincerely believe that the system contributes towards increased understanding of personal hygiene behavioral problems that significantly affect both informal care-giving and clinical care of dementia  ...  Experiments to validate the utility of the system were performed firstly in a constrained setting as a proof-of-concept and later in an actual trial involving real people using their bathroom in the normal  ...  Personal hygiene activities that are studied and modeled include showering, brushing of teeth, washing hands and urination.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11428572_4 fatcat:ct6bfjsygjb2hp75dhdijzuiem

Artificial Intelligence in Food Industry

Matthew N. O. Sadiku, OmobayodeI Fagbohungbe, Sarhan M. Musa
2020 International Journal of Engineering Research and Advanced Technology  
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a field of computer science that deals with intelligent machines.  ...  To enhance food safety, companies can use AI's potential across their supply chain. The technology enables companies to test and monitor food safety products at every step of the supply chain.  ...  by tracking wrist motion  Real-time detection of foodborne illness  Automated food label quality assessments  Plant seedlings classification  Automatically assessing the health of individual chickens  ... 
doi:10.31695/ijerat.2020.3649 fatcat:g2gd3all5jailc7t65refe64wa

Prospects of Computer Vision Automated Grading and Sorting Systems in Agricultural and Food Products for Quality Evaluation

V G Narendra, K S Hareesh
2010 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Basic concepts and technologies associated with computer vision, a tool used in image analysis and automated sorting and grading is highlighted.  ...  The paper presents the recent development and application of image analysis and computer vision systems in sorting and grading of products in the field of agricultural and food.  ...  [19] studied the use of computer vision for locating the position of pulp extraction automatically for the purpose of further analysis on the extracted sample.  ... 
doi:10.5120/111-226 fatcat:xmvss2m6njhm5aejxi7dconoam
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