Body Tracking

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Issues Involved or Addressed | Subteams | Methods & Technologies 

Majors Looking for on this Team | Preferred Interests, Preparation, Skills 

Team Contact Information

Advisors (and respective Department)

Mili Shah (MA)

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The goal is to build metrics and low-cost systems to evaluate exoskeletons. We are investigating the use of different camera systems, including motion tracking, Microsoft Kinects and webcams, to track bodies and return positional joint data.

Issues Involved or Addressed

We are interested in creating metrics and methodologies to evaluate exoskeletons including those that are used in healthcare and manufacturing. Our goal is to build systems that provide low-cost yet high-quality systems to evaluate exoskeletons.


  • Microsoft Kinect
  • Webcams

Methods & Technologies

OpenCV, Microsoft Kinect Camera and SDK, Webcams, OpenPose, C++.

Majors Looking for on this Team

All engineering majors.

Preferred Interests, Preparation, Skills

1. Background/interest in computer vision, camera hardware, or biomechanics.

2. Experience with or willingness to learn C++, OpenCV, OpenPose.

3. Completion of CS102 or ECE160

Team Contact information

Dr Mili Shah, | Alexa Jakob: | Aaron Schmitz: | Amaan Rahman:

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