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JACIII Vol.18 No.1 pp. 56-61
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2014.p0056
(2014)

Paper:

Construction of Kinect-Based Measuring and Monitoring System for the Degree of Employee’s Fatigue

Jinhua She*, Hitoshi Nakamura**, Junya Imani*,
and Yasuhiro Ohyama*

*School of Computer Science, Tokyo University of Technology, 1404-1 Katakura, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0982, Japan

**Graduate School of Bionics, Computer and Media Sciences, Tokyo University of Technology, 1404-1 Katakura, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0982, Japan

Received:
May 22, 2013
Accepted:
November 25, 2013
Published:
January 20, 2014
Keywords:
ergometer, exercise intensity, fatigue measurement, fatigue monitoring, kinect
Abstract

In this study, we developed a new system for measuring and monitoring the degree of an employee’s fatigue. The system is comprised of an ergometer, a pulsometer, a Kinect sensor, and a computer. It records the heart rate and the 3D motion of a subject during a pedaling exercise. This system is simple, inexpensive, and easy to use. This paper explains the construction of the system, and reports the results of verification experiments with a special focus on the use of the Kinect sensor. The results show that the Kinect sensor is a useful tool for recording body movement and that the system may be used to measure and monitor the degree of fatigue.

Cite this article as:
J. She, H. Nakamura, J. Imani, and <. Ohyama, “Construction of Kinect-Based Measuring and Monitoring System for the Degree of Employee’s Fatigue,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.18, No.1, pp. 56-61, 2014.
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