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Title: Intelligent chair sensor-actuator: a novel sensor type for seated posture detection and correction
Authors: Lucena, Rui
Quaresma, Cláudia
Jesus, Adelaide
Vieira, Pedro
Keywords: Sensing chair
Pressure-distribution sensors
Haptic feedback
Posture guidance
Sitting position
Issue Date: Feb-2012
Publisher: Scitepress
Citation: Lucena, R., Quaresma, C., Jesus, A., & Vieira, P. (2012). Intelligent chair sensor-actuator: A novel sensor type for seated posture detection and correction. Paper presented at the BIODEVICES 2012 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices, 333-336.
Abstract: In order to build an intelligent chair capable of posture guidance and correction we propose a new sensor/actuator pressure cell capable of measuring applied pressure and conformation change, which will allow posture evaluation, guidance and correction. We developed and applied the pressure cells to the seat pad of an office chair to test if both the cells and their placement were suitable for pressure map reconstruction. When tested for 10 different postures, the results showed distinguishable pressure maps for each posture, making the pressure cells suitable for pressure map reconstruction and posture evaluation. This paper also presents a briefly description of our vision and goals for the intelligent chair project.
Description: International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices, BIODEVICES 2012; Vilamoura, Algarve; Portugal; 1 February 2012 through 4 February 2012
Peer reviewed: yes
URI: https://repositorio.ipbeja.pt/handle/123456789/650
ISBN: 978-989-8425-91-1
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.5220/0003772003330336
http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/PaperInfo.aspx
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