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Applications Of Digital Image Acquisition In Anthropometry
Author(s): Barbara Woolford; James L. Lewis
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Paper Abstract

Anthropometric data on reach and mobility have traditionally been collected by time consuming and relatively inaccurate manual methods. Three dimensional digital image acquisition promises to radically increase the speed and ease of data collection and analysis. A three-camera video anthropometric system for collecting position, velocity, and force data in real time is under development for the Anthropometric Measurement Laboratory at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The use of a prototype of this system for collecting data on reach capabilities and on lateral stability is described. Two extensions of this system are planned.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 October 1981
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0283, Three-Dimensional Machine Perception, (29 October 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.931991
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Barbara Woolford, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)
James L. Lewis, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0283:
Three-Dimensional Machine Perception
Bruce R. Altschuler, Editor(s)

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