A method of measuring garment movement for wearable sensing

Lucy E. Dunne, Guido Gioberto, Helen Koo

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Abstract

This paper presents a novel method for measuring the movement of a garment relative to the body surface. Quantifying this movement affords a measurement of the displacement of a hypothetical body sensor embedded in a garment, which can be expressed as "error" or "movement noise" in some body-sensing applications. We present the method, based on motion-capture of garments worn by an animatronic running mannequin, and the results of two preliminary evaluations measuring the movement of a skin-tight bodysuit and a pair of denim pants.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 15th Annual International Symposium on Wearable Computers, ISWC 2011
Pages11-14
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event15th Annual International Symposium on Wearable Computers, ISWC 2011 - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 2011 Jun 122011 Jun 15

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Symposium on Wearable Computers, ISWC
ISSN (Print)1550-4816

Conference

Conference15th Annual International Symposium on Wearable Computers, ISWC 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period11/6/1211/6/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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