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

Paper:

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

Received:
October 31, 2010
Accepted:
January 5, 2011
Published:
May 20, 2011
Keywords:
MEMS, sensing system, autonomous operation, human monitoring, environmental sensing
Abstract

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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