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Human Odometer
This project is no longer active.
Head: Scott Thayer
Contact: Scott Thayer
Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 Field Robotics Center (FRC)
Associated lab(s) / group(s):
 Software Systems Group
Human Odometer is a system designed for situational awareness for firefighter tracking. Developed for the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Awareness and also Vetronics Technology Integration, Human Odometer is a configurable set of devices used for localization and position measurement. Information about a subject?s movement is tracked through GPS, motion measurement, acceleration detection, height detection, and orientation which are all interconnected to each other through a PAN (Personal Area Network) via Bluetooth.