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A Wearable Posture Detection Device for Inpatient Healthcare1

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Nhat Nguyen Vo

Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering,
National University of Singapore,
119077, Singapore

Haoyong Yu

Department of Biomedical Engineering,
National University of Singapore,
119077, Singapore

Accepted and presented at the Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), Minneapolis, MN, April 7–10, 2014.

Manuscript received February 21, 2014; final manuscript received March 3, 2014; published online July 21, 2014. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 8(3), 030948 (Jul 21, 2014) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-14-1122; doi: 10.1115/1.4027115 History: Received February 21, 2014; Revised March 03, 2014

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(a) The device, and (b) orientation of the IMU sensors

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Example of smartphone application

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Fig. 3

An example of transition from active sitting to supine (chest IMU)

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Fig. 4

A neural network with eight inputs, six outputs, and one hidden layer




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