A wearable 3D motion sensing system integrated with a Bluetooth smart phone application: A system level overview

Abstract
An era of ubiquitous motion sensing has just begun. All electronic gadgets ranging from game consoles to mobile phones have some sort of motion sensors in them. In contrast to rigid motion sensing systems, this paper presents a system level description of a wearable 3D motion sensor. The sensing mechanism is based upon well-established magnetic and inertial measurement unit (MIMU), which integrates accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer data. Two sensor boards have been integrated within a wearable arm sleeve to capture 3D orientation of the human arm. The sensors have been interfaced with a Bluetooth transceiver chip, which transmits data to a mobile phone app using standard Bluetooth protocol. An android mobile phone app has been developed to display the human arm motion in real time.

Citation
Karimi MA, Shamim A (2017) A wearable 3D motion sensing system integrated with a Bluetooth smart phone application: A system level overview. 2017 IEEE SENSORS. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8234404.

Publisher
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Journal
2017 IEEE SENSORS

DOI
10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8234404

Additional Links
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8234404/

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