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ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
ActionGSR: A Combination Galvanic Skin Response-Accelerometer for Physiological Measurements in Active Environments
The galvanic skin response (GSR), also known as electrodermal response, measures changes in electrical resistance across two regions of the skin. Galvanic skin response can measur...
Tracy L. Westeyn, Peter Presti, Thad Starner
ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Low Power Wearable Audio Player Using Human Body Communications
This paper presents a prototype wearable audio player system to playback the digital audio signal transmitted through the wearer’s body without any wire. To significantly reduce...
Seong-Jun Song, Seung-Jin Lee, Namjun Cho, Hoi-Jun...
ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Eye of the Beholder: Phone-Based Text-Recognition for the Visually-Impaired
Blind and visually-impaired people cannot access essential information in the form of written text in our environment (e.g., on restaurant menus, street signs, door labels, produc...
Tudor Dumitras, Matthew L. Lee, Pablo Quinones, As...
ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Managing Smart Garments
Ease of maintenance and management of smart garments (garments with integrated electronics) is crucial to their user acceptability and commercial viability. This paper presents a ...
Aaron Toney, Bruce H. Thomas, Wynand Marais
ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Discovering Characteristic Actions from On-Body Sensor Data
We present an approach to activity discovery, the unsupervised identification and modeling of human actions embedded in a larger sensor stream. Activity discovery can be seen as ...
David Minnen, Thad Starner, Irfan A. Essa, Charles...
ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Textile Pressure Sensor for Muscle Activity and Motion Detection
This paper presents a pure textile, capacitive pressure sensor designed for integration into clothing to measure pressure on human body. The applications fields cover all domains...
Jan Meyer, Paul Lukowicz, Gerhard Tröster
ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Experience Map Creation by Virtual WLAN Location Estimation
We propose a non-cumbersome automatic location estimation method based on an easily accessible infrastructure: the 802.11 LAN. The method consists of two phases: a map-preparation...
Kenji Matsuzawa, Kenji Mase, Yasushi Hirano, Shoji...
ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
VibeFones: Socially Aware Mobile Phones
Today's mobile phones are essentially off-the-shelf, mass-market wearable computers. In this paper, we describe mobile social software that uses location, proximity and tone ...
Anmol Madan, Alex Pentland
ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Trinetra: Assistive Technologies for Grocery Shopping for the Blind
Trinetra aims for cost-effective, assistive technologies to provide blind people with a greater degree of independence in their daily activities. The overall objective is to impro...
Patrick E. Lanigan, Aaron M. Paulos, Andrew W. Wil...
ISWC
2006
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Towards Less Supervision in Activity Recognition from Wearable Sensors
Activity Recognition has gained a lot of interest in recent years due to its potential and usefulness for context-aware wearable computing. However, most approaches for activity r...
Tâm Huynh, Bernt Schiele
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