An Eight-Legged Tactile Sensor to Estimate Coefficient of Static Friction

Chen, Wei ;   Rodpongpun, Sura ;   Luo, William ;   Isaacson, Nathan ;   Kark, Lauren ;   Khamis, Heba ;   Redmond, Stephen James

Tags Mechanical sensors and systemsNew sensing techniques

It is well known that a tangential force larger than the maximum static friction force is required to initiate the sliding motion between two...

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Evaluation of a Noninvasive Deep Body Thermometer in Measurement of Specific Positions

Huang, Ming ;   Tamura, Toshiyo ;   Chen, Wenxi ;   Ono, Naoaki ;   Sato, Tetsuo ;   Kanaya, Shigehiko

Tags Thermal sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoringLow power, wireless sensing methods

This study tried to address the theoretical issue of a noninvasive deep body thermometer based on dual-heat-flux method about what depth...

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Intuitive Wireless Control of a Robotic Arm for People Living with an Upper Body Disability

Cheikh Latyr, Fall ;   Turgeon, Philippe ;   Maheu, Véronique ;   Lecours, Alexandre ;   Boukadoum, Mounir ;   Roy, Sébastien ;   Massicotte, Daniel ;   Gosselin, Clément ;   Gosselin, Benoit

Tags Wireless sensors and systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systemsPhysiological monitoring

Assistive Technologies (ATs) also called extrinsic enablers are useful tools for people living with various disabilities. The key points when...

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Nanomaterial-Based Biosensors for a Real-Time Detection of Biological Damage by UV Light

Santonicola, M. Gabriella ;   Coscia, Marta Gina ;   Sirilli, Matteo ;   Laurenzi, Susanna

Tags New sensing techniquesMicro- and nano-sensorsChemo/bio-sensing techniques

In this work, the design and fabrication of a miniaturized and light-weight biosensor that can be used to monitor the biological effects of...

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Passive RFID Tag based Heart Rate Monitoring from an ECG Signal

Vora, Shrenik ;   Dandekar, Kapil ;   Kurzweg, Timothy

Tags Low power, wireless sensing methodsWireless sensors and systemsWearable systems

In this paper, we propose a monitoring system that employs a passive RFID tag to transmit heart rate using an ECG signal as its source. This...

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Surface Deformation Tracking and Modeling of Soft Materials

Parker, Matthew David ;   Babarenda Gamage, Thiranja ;   HajiRassouliha, Amir ;   Taberner, Andrew ;   Nash, Martyn ;   Nielsen, Poul

Tags Mechanical sensors and systemsOptical and photonic sensors and systemsNew sensing techniques

Characterizing the mechanical properties of skin may lead to improvements in surgical scarring, burns treatments, artificial skin science, and...

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