A Comparative Review of Footwear-Based Wearable Systems
AbstractFootwear is an integral part of daily life. Embedding sensors and electronics in footwear for various different applications started more than two decades ago. This review article summarizes the developments in the field of footwear-based wearable sensors and systems. The electronics, sensing technologies, data transmission, and data processing methodologies of such wearable systems are all principally dependent on the target application. Hence, the article describes key application scenarios utilizing footwear-based systems with critical discussion on their merits. The reviewed application scenarios include gait monitoring, plantar pressure measurement, posture and activity classification, body weight and energy expenditure estimation, biofeedback, navigation, and fall risk applications. In addition, energy harvesting from the footwear is also considered for review. The article also attempts to shed light on some of the most recent developments in the field along with the future work required to advance the field. View Full-Text
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Hegde, N.; Bries, M.; Sazonov, E. A Comparative Review of Footwear-Based Wearable Systems. Electronics 2016, 5, 48.
Hegde N, Bries M, Sazonov E. A Comparative Review of Footwear-Based Wearable Systems. Electronics. 2016; 5(3):48.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hegde, Nagaraj; Bries, Matthew; Sazonov, Edward. 2016. "A Comparative Review of Footwear-Based Wearable Systems." Electronics 5, no. 3: 48.
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