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Design and evaluation of smart wearable undergarment for monitoring physiological extremes in firefighting

Flora Salim, Aaron Belbasis, Daniel Prohasky, Shadi Houshyar, Franz Konstantin Fuss
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers Adjunct Program - ISWC '14 Adjunct  
The aim of this paper is to outline the design of the smart wearable undergarment and the evaluation process for testing the smart undergarment in a controlled environment.  ...  For workers in extreme environments, such as firefighters, thermal protective clothing is essential to protect them from exposures to high heat and life threatening risks.  ...  Sasan Adibi for his initial involvement in the project. We acknowledge Prof. Xinghuo Yu and RMIT Platform Technologies Research Institute for their support and seed funding for the project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2641248.2666716 dblp:conf/iswc/SalimBPHF14 fatcat:r3ill4tpqfhjbihncji5y4p42i

Thermal imaging systems for real-time applications in smart cities

Rikke Gade, Thomas B. Moeslund, Søren Zebitz Nielsen, Hans Skov Petersen, Hans Jørgen Andersen, Kent Basselbjerg, Hans Thorhauge Dam, Ole B. Jensen, Anders Jørgensen, Harry Lahrmann, Tanja Kidholm Osmann Madsen, Esben Skouboe Bala (+1 others)
2016 International journal of computer applications in technology  
In this paper, we propose the use of thermal imaging in real-time smart city applications.  ...  These include both indoor and outdoor scenarios with the purposes of people detection, counting and tracking, as well as one application for traffic safety evaluation.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors direct a special thanks to Nordea-fonden, The Danish Foundation for Culture and Sports Facilities, The Danish Road Directorate and Danish Lighting Innovation Network for economical  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijcat.2016.076790 fatcat:64ld5y4npnabvpwbxujkjqiw6a

A fuzzy ambient intelligent agents approach for monitoring disease progression of dementia patients

Faiyaz Doctor, Rahat Iqbal, Raouf N. G. Naguib
2012 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  
For each sensor group intelligent agents are used to learn fuzzy rules, which model the patient's habitual behaviours in the environment.  ...  We also show an example of how the user's perceptions for thermal comfort may be captured and visualised to provide a means by which micro-level perception changes can be monitored.  ...  In this paper, we propose an ambient intelligent system which could be deployed in a home-based environment to monitor and track the disease progression of dementia patients, see Figure 1 .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12652-012-0135-x fatcat:2wbtppkk7ragdnmxt6werdm5mu

Taking the Temperature of Sports Arenas [article]

Rikke Gade
2014 Ph.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet  
We would also like to thank the administration of the building Knud Højgaards Hus in Copenhagen and the company Fokustranslatørerne for allowing access to their roof top terrace for us to install the thermal  ...  Thanks to Louise Schnegell for help with setting up the manuscript in LaTeX.  ...  In [12] , multi-target tracking is based on both, detections from an offline object detector and a visual tracker output.  ... 
doi:10.5278/vbn.phd.engsci.00070 fatcat:qudgoqzxc5bavfyib5wfwkiu5y

Building Information Modelling and Internet of Things Integration for Facility Management—Literature Review and Future Needs

Antonino Mannino, Mario Claudio Dejaco, Fulvio Re Cecconi
2021 Applied Sciences  
Digitisation of the built environment is seen as a significant factor for innovation in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operation sector.  ...  Therefore, optimisation of data collection and management is needed, all the more so now that Industry 4.0 has widened the use of sensors into buildings and infrastructures.  ...  Instead, [75] developed a tracking system based on the integration of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology, motion sensors and BIM.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11073062 fatcat:z2phajuaozbc7nh7h2jfdmwhfu

A Review on Device-Free Passive Indoor Positioning Methods

Tero Kivimäki, Timo Vuorela, Pekka Peltola, Jukka Vanhala
2014 International Journal of Smart Home  
There is an increasing need for unobtrusive positioning systems in smart homes and assisted living environments.  ...  For example, [89] used thermal infrared sensors in conjunction with infrastructure-mediated sensing to follow several people simultaneously, whereas [12] used Doppler radar and pressure sensors in tandem  ...  Above all, multi-target tracking is perhaps the most challenging task in thermal positioning, especially with low-resolution thermal detector sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijsh.2014.8.1.09 fatcat:idh7c7lbkvcn5p5camvf6xqqgy

Internet of Things for Buildings Monitoring

Adam Coates, Mohammad Hammoudeh, Kieran Gerard Holmes
2017 Proceedings of the International Conference on Future Networks and Distributed Systems - ICFNDS '17  
In recent years, smart buildings have proliferated around the world, o ering new solutions to the problems of smart living. is paper describes the authors' experience and lessons learned in deploying Internet  ...  of ings (IoT) for smart building monitoring and management.  ...  Neither of these methods were able to di erentiate between entry and egress from a room, preventing us from tracking occupancy even in a simpli ed environment of only three rooms.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3102304.3102342 dblp:conf/icfnds/CoatesHH17 fatcat:tpntrhzqojbf7aubose6owmn34

Building energy metering and environmental monitoring – A state-of-the-art review and directions for future research

Muhammad Waseem Ahmad, Monjur Mourshed, David Mundow, Mario Sisinni, Yacine Rezgui
2016 Energy and Buildings  
The drive to reduce energy consumption and associated greenhouse gas emissions from buildings has acted as a catalyst in the increasing installation of meters and sensors for monitoring energy use and  ...  implementation of sensor networks.  ...  Occupancy sensors Occupancy sensors employ motion sensing techniques to detect the presence of occupants in a given range of space; the lights are turned on when the sensor detects any occupant while are  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.03.059 fatcat:bsfstfqgejeunpfwc6ncusosve

Human Centric Digital Transformation and Operator 4.0 for the Oil and Gas Industry

Thumeera R. Wanasinghe, Trung Trinh, Trung Nguyen, Raymond G. Gosine, Lesley Anne James, Peter Warrian
2021 IEEE Access  
and Public Policy, and Memorial University of Newfoundland for their financial and intellectual support to this research project.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors would like to thank Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador (PRNL), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Mitacs, University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs  ...  sensors, that can be employed for tracking field worker's vital signs, motions, locations, and work conditions in realtime.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3103680 fatcat:cvrnf4tnirdznncmtgdmlmgrhu

The State-of-the-Art of Sensors and Environmental Monitoring Technologies in Buildings

Hasan Hayat, Thomas Griffiths, Desmond Brennan, Richard P. Lewis, Michael Barclay, Chris Weirman, Bruce Philip, Justin R. Searle
2019 Sensors  
, managers, and occupants, with important information regarding the energy performance, safety and cost-effectiveness of the building.  ...  This paper provides an insight into various sensing and environmental monitoring technologies commonly deployed in buildings by surveying different sensor technologies, wired and wireless communication  ...  OFF based on the presence and motion of people in a particular space.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19173648 fatcat:iaqspadvkzhrjjj4vzbh4sg7we

Imaging sensor technology for intelligent vehicle active safety and driver assistant systems

Bakhtiar B. Litkouhi, Yuri Owechko, Vikas Kukshya, Rajesh Rajavel
2012 International Journal of Vehicle Autonomous Systems  
intravehicular wireless communications and networking, software-defi ned-radios, and advanced analog-and digital-signal-processing for real-time hyperspectral target detection, real-time radar based tracking  ...  FPAs, InGaAs-based APDs and HgCdTe-based IR detectors.  ...  Bolometer-based thermal sensors let drivers see people, obstacles and other hazards in total darkness and through dust and smoke.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijvas.2012.051247 fatcat:dqwxovvtrvhxlmg6fve2cnueky

Control Strategies for Daylight and Artificial Lighting in Office Buildings—A Bibliometrically Assisted Review

Daniel Plörer, Sascha Hammes, Martin Hauer, Vincent van Karsbergen, Rainer Pfluger
2021 Energies  
Control strategies in the field of daylighting and artificial lighting are mostly rule-based and focus either on comfort aspects or energy objectives.  ...  The future trend is moving towards decentralized control concepts including appropriate occupancy detection and space zoning.  ...  Acknowledgments: The publication of this review article was supported by the Unit of Energy Efficient Buildings at the University of Innsbruck and by Bartenbach.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14133852 fatcat:bvbimfsuhremph2cwyikeaks2a

Modelling and Optimisation of Resource Usage in an IoT Enabled Smart Campus [article]

Thanchanok Sutjarittham
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Advances in the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies that can sense and communicate data from the physical world, coupled with data analytics and Artificial intelligence (AI) that can predict usage patterns  ...  on the allocation and management of resources.  ...  Since human body emits energy in the form of heat to the surrounding environment, thermal sensor can be used to detect occupants within a space [57] .  ... 
arXiv:2111.04085v1 fatcat:3bx5bfg4nfg7xgkyrcey7w3k3a

Classification and suitability of sensing technologies for activity recognition

Przemyslaw Woznowski, Dritan Kaleshi, George Oikonomou, Ian Craddock
2016 Computer Communications  
This paper introduces the concept of activity recognition, its taxonomy and familiarises the reader with sub-classes of sensor-based AR.  ...  There is an expectation to over-instrument the environment or the subjects and then develop AR algorithms, where instead the problem should be approached from a di↵erent angle i.e. what sensors (type,  ...  Acknowledgment This work was performed under the SPHERE IRC, funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Grant EP/K031910/1.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2016.03.006 fatcat:ehpnx27gzfaotbqh3pqfmtnzrm

Impact of COVID-19 on IoT Adoption in Healthcare, Smart Homes, Smart Buildings, Smart Cities, Transportation and Industrial IoT

Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Aamir Cheema, Omer Cheema, Huan Li, Hua Lu
2021 Sensors  
In this paper, we discuss the pandemic's potential impact on the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in various broad sectors, namely healthcare, smart homes, smart buildings, smart cities, transportation  ...  Our perspective and forecast of this impact on IoT adoption is based on a thorough research literature review, a careful examination of reports from leading consulting firms and interactions with several  ...  Motion sensors, occupancy sensors and distance sensors are also being installed to track real-time status of office occupancy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21113838 fatcat:nxuco5z3tvc4dflx7dslh4klji
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