August 3rd 2019 an invited symposium titled “Inertial Measurement Units based methods for mobility assessment in real-world condition” was held at the Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) in Calgary, Canada. The aim of the symposium was to survey the most challenging methods, sensor configurations and techniques to detect walking bouts and estimate spatio-temporal gait parameters in real-world conditions. The symposium was held by a group of Mobilise-D researchers and led by Kamiar Aminian (EPFL), who presented “Advances in real world gait analysis using wearable sensors: a personalized approach”.
Three additional presenters from the Mobilise-D consortium, Silvia Del Din (Newcastle University), Andrea Cereatti (University of Sassari), and Claudia Mazza (University of Sheffield), shared their insights in gait measurement using wearable sensors, multisensor integration and data fusion, and real world validation challenges. Together, they emphasized the new possibilities that body-worn sensors bring to the domain of mobility monitoring, and assessing activity profiles and gait features in the real world.
More information about the workshop can be found here.