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We present a mobile platform for body sensor networking based on a smartphone for lightweight signal processing of sensor mote data. The platform allows for local processing of data at both the sensor mote and smartphone levels, reducing the overhead of data transmission to remote services. We discuss how the smartphone platform not only provides the(More)
Smart camera networks have recently emerged as a new class of sensor network infrastructure that is capable of supporting high-power in-network signal processing and enabling a wide range of applications. In this article, we provide an exposition of our efforts to build a low-bandwidth wireless camera network platform, called CITRIC, and its applications in(More)
We present an open-source platform for wireless body sensor networks called DexterNet. The system supports real-time, persistent human monitoring in both indoor and outdoor environments. The platform utilizes a three-layer architecture to control heterogeneous body sensors. The first layer called the body sensor layer (BSL) deals with design of(More)
—We present an application of an open source platform for wireless body sensor network called DexterNet to the problem of children's asthma. The architecture of the system consists of three layers. At the body sensor layer (BSL), the integrated monitoring of a child's activities, geographic location, and air pollution exposures occurs. At the personal(More)
We propose a novel low-cost method for quantitative assessment of upper extremity workspace envelope using Microsoft Kinect camera. In clinical environment there are currently no practical and cost-effective methods available to provide arm-function evaluation in three-dimensional space. In this paper we examine the accuracy of the proposed technique for(More)
– Visual surveillance in complex urban environments requires an intelligent system to automatically track and identify multiple objects of interest in a network of distributed cameras. The ability to perform robust object recognition is critical to compensate adverse conditions and improve performance, such as multi-object association, visual occlusion, and(More)
BACKGROUND The concept of reachable workspace is closely tied to upper limb joint range of motion and functional capability. Currently, no practical and cost-effective methods are available in clinical and research settings to provide arm-function evaluation using an individual's three-dimensional (3D) reachable workspace. A method to intuitively display(More)