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JRM Vol.31 No.5 pp. 715-718
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2019.p0715
(2019)

Letter:

Development of Respiration Measuring Robot

Junji Satake, Tsukasa Ushijima, and Yusuke Kudo

Fukuoka Institute of Technology
3-30-1 Wajiro-higashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 811-0295, Japan

Received:
April 1, 2019
Accepted:
July 29, 2019
Published:
October 20, 2019
Keywords:
respiration measurement, mobile robot, monitoring system, depth image, Kinect sensor
Abstract
Development of Respiration Measuring Robot

Respiration measuring robot

In this study, we developed and tested a monitoring robot to measure the respiration of a person. Upon detecting any abnormality, such as a subject falling down of a person, the monitoring robot moves closer to the person. Subsequently, it automatically extracts the pectoral region from the images and determines the respiration using the measured pectoral movements. We demonstrated that our monitoring robot can automatically perform this series of operations.

Cite this article as:
J. Satake, T. Ushijima, and Y. Kudo, “Development of Respiration Measuring Robot,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.31, No.5, pp. 715-718, 2019.
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