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Distributed Array Of Synchronized Sensors And Actuators

Rainer Lienhart, Igor Kozintsev, Igor Chikalov, Dmitry Budnikov
2004 Zenodo  
Publication in the conference proceedings of EUSIPCO, Viena, Austria, 2004  ...  In Section 6 we present important details about the practical implementation of the distributed audio sensor/actuator array and experimental results.  ...  INTRODUCTION Arrays of audio/video sensors and actuators such as microphones, cameras, loudspeakers and displays along with array processing algorithms offer a rich set of new features for emerging applications  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.38453 fatcat:f5mesrqz6zeo3o7a72nxpqd2ua

A New Mattress Development Based on Pressure Sensors for Body-contouring Uniform Support [article]

Hsiu-Chen Hsu, Rong-Chin Lo
2013 arXiv   pre-print
By the buried pressure sensor array and actuator array in foam layer of a mattress, both are connected to a controller to generate the pressure distribution mapping of a human body on the mattress, then  ...  from the data of this mapping, some of the actuators are driven up or down by the controller to generate a body-contouring uniform support.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the MOEA of Taiwan for financial support of the research (under the SBIR program of ODERBRU Co., Ltd., Project No. 1P1001049).  ... 
arXiv:1308.2196v1 fatcat:5tngn6thkzb2po4dr3rer5pqey

In-vivo Network of Sensors and Actuators [article]

Mo Zhao, Robert H. Blick
2014 arXiv   pre-print
Such a complex procedure of sensing and stimulation calls for direct communication among these sensors and actuators.  ...  An advanced system of sensors/actuators should allow the direct feedback of a sensed signal into an actuation, e.g., an action potential propagation through an axon or a special cell activity might be  ...  Fig. 15 . 15 Distribution of the second-layer nodes in human body. (a) Clustering distribution of the second-layer sensors/actuators on cancer cells caused by moving to target tumour cells.  ... 
arXiv:1412.4168v1 fatcat:hprixgxus5cjbgxwvdo47xr22e

Linear Position Sensing through Conductive Wall without Permanent Magnet

Jan Vyhnanek, Pavel Ripka, Andrey Chirtsov
2017 Proceedings (MDPI)  
The sensor consists of an array of integrated fluxgate sensors and two excitation saddle coils mounted outside the actuator.  ...  A linear position sensor for pneumatic actuators is presented.  ...  We evaluated the error of position measurement with excitation frequency of 32 Hz and 16 sensors in the array with 3-cm spacing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/proceedings1040390 fatcat:eyrmc6cpvzfyzkmvypuwqbtsle

Cooperative Multi-Hop Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks: Exploiting Actuator Cooperation and Cross-Layer Optimizations

Muhammad Farukh Munir, Agisilaos Papadogiannis, Fethi Filali
2008 2008 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference  
The reduction is due to the resulting array gain and the exploitation of macro-diversity that is provided by the actuator cooperation.  ...  Delay and energy constraints have a significant impact on the design and operation of wireless sensor-actuator networks (SANETs).  ...  The array jointly performs adaptive beamforming and distributes the time schedule to each sensor node.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wcnc.2008.504 dblp:conf/wcnc/MunirPF08 fatcat:x5hooqkexbah3nz43vjdvgbwfu

Position calibration of audio sensors and actuators in a distributed computing platform

Vikas C. Raykar, Igor Kozintsev, Rainer Lienhart
2003 Proceedings of the eleventh ACM international conference on Multimedia - MULTIMEDIA '03  
In a distributed test platform consisting of 4 speakers and 4 microphones, the sensors' and actuators' three dimensional locations could be estimated with an average bias of 0.08 cm and average standard  ...  In this paper, we present a novel approach to automatically determine the positions of sensors and actuators in an ad-hoc distributed network of heterogeneous general purpose computing platforms.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge the help of Dr. Minerva Yeung, Dr. Bob Liang and Dr.Ramani Duraisami who contributed valuable comments and suggestions for this work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/957131.957133 fatcat:7qvv7wvmvja6xmzitl6zyibvpq

Position calibration of audio sensors and actuators in a distributed computing platform

Vikas C. Raykar, Igor Kozintsev, Rainer Lienhart
2003 Proceedings of the eleventh ACM international conference on Multimedia - MULTIMEDIA '03  
In a distributed test platform consisting of 4 speakers and 4 microphones, the sensors' and actuators' three dimensional locations could be estimated with an average bias of 0.08 cm and average standard  ...  In this paper, we present a novel approach to automatically determine the positions of sensors and actuators in an ad-hoc distributed network of heterogeneous general purpose computing platforms.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge the help of Dr. Minerva Yeung, Dr. Bob Liang and Dr.Ramani Duraisami who contributed valuable comments and suggestions for this work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/957013.957133 dblp:conf/mm/RaykarKL03 fatcat:abxlpnnbnngcbbktss4nn6chf4

Quasi-static microscanner with linearized scanning for an adaptive 3D-laser camera

Thilo Sandner, Thomas Grasshoff, Markus Schwarzenberg, Harald Schenk
2013 2013 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN)  
To guarantee the full reception aperture of effective 5mm a synchronized driven MEMS scanner array -consisting of five hybrid assembled MEMS devices -are used in a novel 3D ToF laser scanner enabling a  ...  distance measuring rate of 1MVoxel/s and an uncertainty of ToF distance measurement of 3...5mm at 7.5m measuring range for a gray target.  ...  Fig. 8 . 8 Piezo-resistive position sensor of quasistatic frame; shown is schematic sensor geometry (left) and microscopic photograph (right) of half WHEATSTONE bridge PZR sensor.  ... 
doi:10.1109/omn.2013.6659080 fatcat:kk3cty5f5randhzw5tzse3utja

The Virtual Path: The Domain Model for the Design of the MIRO Surgical Robotic System

Mathias Nickl, Stefan Jörg, Gerd Hirzinger
2009 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
The result is a set of design idioms that provide a solution for three main issues when mapping those components to a distributed heterogeneous mechatronic architecture: synchronization, scheduling, and  ...  The MIRO Platform, designed at DLR, is a highly integrated and compliant mechatronic robotic system for minimally invasive surgery.  ...  Typical mechatronic systems consist of multiple Sensors, Controllers, and Actuators, such as the MIRO coupled wrist joint, which consists of position and torque sensors, a cascade of impedance and motor  ... 
doi:10.3182/20090909-4-jp-2010.00003 fatcat:fiemc7azbzhtbai6dgtb6jhna4

MEASURING LOGARITHMIC SIGNAL CONVERTER FOR MAGNETIC TRACKING SYSTEMS
ВИМІРЮВАЛЬНИЙ ЛОГАРИФМУЮЧИЙ ПЕРЕТВОРЮВАЧ СИГНАЛУ ДЛЯ ІНФОРМАЦІЙНО-ВИМІРЮВАЛЬНИХ СИСТЕМ МАГНІТНОГО ТРЕКІНГУ

Roman Holyaka, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine, Tetyana Marusenkova, Dmytro Fedasyuk, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv Politechnik National University, Software Department
2020 Measuring Equipment and Metrology  
and synchronous demodulation of the output signals of the sensor coils.  ...  The reference magnetic fields are formed by arrays of actuator coils in the low-frequency electromagnetic radiation spectrum.  ...  able to provide high-precision measurements of the coordinates of the sensors in a coordinate frame formed by the actuator array.  ... 
doi:10.23939/istcmtm2020.01.016 fatcat:ruylrpixjnef3gogqvsp7wfo4u

Distributed Intelligent MEMS: Progresses and Perspectives [chapter]

Julien Bourgeois, Seth Copen Goldstein
2012 Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing  
The objective of this article is to report the progresses made by taking the example of two research projects and by giving the remaining challenges and the perspectives of distributed intelligent MEMS  ...  Furthermore, the need for coordinated actuation, programming, communication and mobility management raises new challenges in both control and programming.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank all the Smart Surface and Claytronics groups and in particular Eugen Dedu, Kahina Boutoustous and Didier El Baz, Michael Ashely-rollman, and Mustafa Emre Karagozler  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28664-3_2 dblp:conf/ictinnovations/BourgeoisG11 fatcat:rde2uth2xjacdfyf53slp45o2y

Distributed part differentiation in a smart surface

Didier El Baz, Vincent Boyer, Julien Bourgeois, Eugen Dedu, Kahina Boutoustous
2012 Mechatronics (Oxford)  
Synchronous and asynchronous distributed discrete state acquisition algorithms are proposed; their convergence is studied and implementation models are given.  ...  A series of computational results obtained with SSS is given and analyzed.  ...  Each micro module will be composed of a micro actuator, a micro sensor and a processing unit.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mechatronics.2011.05.005 fatcat:ctvl2f5bcngxnevcazjbjxjwcu

Distributed Intelligent MEMS: Progresses and Perspectives

Julien Bourgeois, Seth Copen Goldstein
2015 IEEE Systems Journal  
The objective of this article is to report the progresses made by taking the example of two research projects and by giving the remaining challenges and the perspectives of distributed intelligent MEMS  ...  Furthermore, the need for coordinated actuation, programming, communication and mobility management raises new challenges in both control and programming.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank all the Smart Surface and Claytronics groups and in particular Eugen Dedu, Kahina Boutoustous and Didier El Baz, Michael Ashely-rollman, and Mustafa Emre Karagozler  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsyst.2013.2281124 fatcat:ql5c4ysdmbbx7arszufpgomfke

The Design and Verification of an Active SAMSR Ultrasonic Guided Wave Monitoring System with Ultra-Low Crosstalk

Wendong Xue, Mengjiao Yang, Deming Hong, Di Wu, Yishou Wang, Xinlin Qing
2020 Sensors  
actuation and receiving signals, especially when monitoring hot-spot regions.  ...  Due to long propagation distance and high sensitivity to a variety of damages, ultrasonic guided wave technologies have been widely applied in the damage detection or health monitoring of pipe networks  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20030898 pmid:32046195 pmcid:PMC7039011 fatcat:fvbnelevszhe3dvedbbt43g75u

Distributed MEMS: new challenges for computation

A.A. Berlin, K.J. Gabriel
1997 IEEE Computational Science & Engineering  
M icroelectromechanical systems, often abbreviated as MEMS, are an emerging set of technologies that make it possible to miniaturize and mass-produce large numbers of integrated sensors, actuators, and  ...  How can we structure computation and communication to enable large arrays of spatially distributed devices to act in coordination on global goals, while con-  ...  parallel actuator arrays.  ... 
doi:10.1109/99.590851 fatcat:675jkwpi65geznpmdycktqhcwu
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