2007 11th IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers (2007)
Boston, MA, USA
Oct. 11, 2007 to Oct. 13, 2007
Lucy E Dunne , School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin, email@example.com
Barry Smyth , School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Caulfield , School of Physiotherapy and Performance Science, University College Dublin, email@example.com
Garment design and fit can play a pivotal role in the performance of garment-integrated sensors. This paper describes a methodology for the evaluation of the impact of garment style and fit on the performance of a garment-integrated sensor, and initial results from our evaluation of a garment-integrated bend sensor. The performance of an optical fiber bend sensor in five garment designs with different fit characteristics was evaluated by examining the impact of three specific movements on the sensor response. The implications of these findings for future designs are discussed.
L. E. Dunne, B. Smyth and B. Caulfield, "Evaluating the Impact of Garment Structure on Wearable Sensor Performance," 2007 11th IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers(ISWC), Boston, MA, USA, 2007, pp. 1-2.