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A Study of Factors Affecting Wrist Channel Characteristics for Walking Postures using Motion Capture

Swaisaenyakorn, Srijittra, Kelly, Stephen W., Batchelor, John C. (2014) A Study of Factors Affecting Wrist Channel Characteristics for Walking Postures using Motion Capture. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 62 (4). pp. 2231-2237. ISSN 0018-926X. (doi:10.1109/TAP.2014.2300859) (KAR id:40807)

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Abstract

The creation of a 3D animated human model (avatar) to be used in Electromagnetic (EM) simulation software is described for low-outage Body Area Network applications such as healthcare. Scanned surface data of a human model is combined with movement data from a Motion Capture system to simulate an on-body channel between two Dual Band Metallic Button Antennas (DBMBAs) mounted on the wrist & chest and the wrist & hip during walking. An investigation of how different factors such as human geometry parameters, arm swing and wrist twisting can affect the body-centric channel during walking action is presented together with the relative significance of each of these factors on predicting body-centric channel gain.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/TAP.2014.2300859
Uncontrolled keywords: Body area networks; Body centric communications; Motion capture
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > TK6540 Radio
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > TK6540 Radio > TK6570.M6 Mobile communication systems
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: John Batchelor
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2014 13:00 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:53 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/40807 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Batchelor, John C.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5139-5765
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