JACIII Vol.15 No.3 pp. 383-388
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2011.p0383


Autonomous Environmental Sensing System for Human Activity Monitoring

Takayuki Fujita*,**, Jun Okada**, Sayaka Okochi**,
Kohei Higuchi**, and Kazusuke Maenaka*,**

*Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of Hyogo, 2167 Shosha, Himeji, Hyogo 671-2280, Japan

**ERATO Maenaka Human Sensing Fusion Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency, 2167 Shosha, Himeji, Hyogo 671-2280, Japan

October 31, 2010
January 5, 2011
May 20, 2011
MEMS, sensing system, autonomous operation, human monitoring, environmental sensing

Continuous observation of human activities and circumstances are quite important for healthcare applications that collect a lot of data from the various MEMS (Micro Electromechanical Systems) sensors. This study demonstrates the multi-environmental sensing system for human applications that can measure the time-based three-axes acceleration (threeaxes shock), barometric pressure, temperature and relative humidity, simultaneously. The system has battery and large sized memory for autonomous sensing. The measured data are stored in a flash memory via an onboard microcontroller. The detailed configurations of the prototype device and some experimental results are investigated.

Cite this article as:
Takayuki Fujita, Jun Okada, Sayaka Okochi,
Kohei Higuchi, and Kazusuke Maenaka, “Autonomous Environmental Sensing System for Human Activity Monitoring,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.15, No.3, pp. 383-388, 2011.
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