6 December 2005 Development of a bathroom watching system based on breath detection and silhouette extraction
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Proceedings Volume 6051, Optomechatronic Machine Vision; 60510Q (2005) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.647688
Event: Optomechatronic Technologies 2005, 2005, Sapporo, Japan
Abstract
Sudden death in bathrooms is an important social problem in Japan. This paper proposes a bathroom watching system with the aim of detecting bathing people who are drowning. This system employs a fiber grating vision system and a color camera to detect breathing and the position of a bather, as well as to perform a self-diagnosis of the system operational state. The effectiveness of these functions was verified through experiments.
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Tomofumi Nishiura, Masato Nakajima, "Development of a bathroom watching system based on breath detection and silhouette extraction", Proc. SPIE 6051, Optomechatronic Machine Vision, 60510Q (6 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.647688; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.647688
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