Capturing the human figure through a wall

  title={Capturing the human figure through a wall},
  author={Fadel M. Adib and Chen-Yu Hsu and Hongzi Mao and Dina Katabi and Fr{\'e}do Durand},
  journal={ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)},
  pages={1 - 13}
We present RF-Capture, a system that captures the human figure -- i.e., a coarse skeleton -- through a wall. RF-Capture tracks the 3D positions of a person's limbs and body parts even when the person is fully occluded from its sensor, and does so without placing any markers on the subject's body. In designing RF-Capture, we built on recent advances in wireless research, which have shown that certain radio frequency (RF) signals can traverse walls and reflect off the human body, allowing for the… 

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