Analysis and Comparison of Motion Capture Systems for Human Walking

GÓMEZ, M. J., CASTEJÓN, C., GARCÍA-PRADA, J. C., CARBONE, Giuseppe and CECCARELLI, M. (2016). Analysis and Comparison of Motion Capture Systems for Human Walking. Experimental Techniques, 40 (2), 875-883.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40799-016-0087-8
Link to published version:: 10.1007/s40799-016-0087-8

Abstract

This paper compares two novel motion capture systems using several biomechanical measurements during walking operations under various conditions. The first one is CATRASYS (“Cassino tracking system”) that was initially used as motion capture system applied to Robotics since 1994 at the Cassino University. The second one is the commercial Kinect™ system, which consists of a depth sensor and specific software, and can detect and track human forms. This paper studies problems and experiences in using both measuring systems through a comparison of results obtained from their use. It also enables characterization of walking operations by means of a model based on the paths of the ankle and knee points.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Centre for Automation and Robotics Research > Sheaf Solutions
Identification Number: 10.1007/s40799-016-0087-8
Depositing User: Helen Garner
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2016 14:24
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 13:56
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14344

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