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Monash University, 2014, Patent, Seated Posture Detection .

Abstract or Description:

According to a first aspect the present invention provides a method of monitoring posture of a user, the method comprising:
- obtaining first pressure sensor information from a plurality of sensors upon a first item of furniture occupied by the user at a first time;
- obtaining first sensor position information defining the relative positions of the sensors upon the first item of furniture;
- processing the first pressure sensor information and the first sensor position information to determine a first user posture upon the first item of furniture;
- obtaining second pressure sensor information from a plurality of sensors upon a second item of furniture occupied by the user at a second time;
- obtaining second sensor position information defining the relative positions of the sensors upon the second item of furniture;
- processing the second pressure sensor information and the second sensor position information to determine a second user posture upon the second item of furniture; and
- determining a cumulative load upon the user’s spine from the first user posture and the second user posture.

Official URL: http://pericles.ipaustralia.gov.au/ols/auspat/appl...
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies > W280 Interactive and Electronic Design
School or Centre: School of Design
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2017 20:19
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2017 20:19
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/3114

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