Servo Magazine (December 2008)

Multi-Purpose, Daisy-Chained Gait Detection System

By Balakumar Balasubramaniam, Wendi Dreesen    View Digital Edition  


Ever wanted to monitor your rhythm and stride pattern while you run? How about the G-force on your knees on the treadmill? Want to do simple motion tracking (inexpensively)? This article describes a simple but powerful design for a gait detection system (of course, along with all the software you would need!) using the highly configurable Cypress CY29466 microcontroller for control and ADX330 accelerometers for the sensors.

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