Peterson, Donald C.
B.S. (Bachelor of Science)
Department of Electrical Engineering
With many of the limitations that exist with traditional motion capture systems, there is a need for a system that can be used in a real world setting. Our project is to plan, design, build, and test a portable motion tracking system with a goal of having several IMU (inertial measurement units) functioning in a linked system that can store the data locally and transfer the data to a computer program to interpret the data into anatomically significant terms. The system will provide accurate data, not require constant connection to external equipment, be able to store large amounts of data, be able to recreate the user’s joint angles in the software, and will facilitate a full range of movement on the part of the user.
Goes, Jacob; Dennison, Trevor; Jacob, Joshyn; Shah, Ayush; and O'Donnell, Edward, "inertial motion capture gear" (2018). Honors Capstones. 667.
Northern Illinois University
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