Upper Extremity Reachable Workspace Evaluation with Kinect

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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 workspace estimation using Kinect in comparison with a motion capture system. The experimental results show that the developed system is capable of capturing the workspace with sufficient accuracy and robustness.

DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-209-7-247

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@article{Kurillo2013UpperER, title={Upper Extremity Reachable Workspace Evaluation with Kinect}, author={Gregorij Kurillo and Jay J. Han and Step{\'a}n Obdrz{\'a}lek and Posu Yan and Richard Ted Abresch and Alina Nicorici and Ruzena Bajcsy}, journal={Studies in health technology and informatics}, year={2013}, volume={184}, pages={247-53} }