• The Accuracy Of New Wheelchair User Predictions About Their Future Wheelchair Use 

      Hoenig, Helen; Griffiths, Patricia; Harris, Frances; Caves, Kevin; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-06)
      This study examined the accuracy of new wheelchair user predictions about their future wheelchair use. We used an existing database of 71 new manual wheelchair users with data obtained at baseline, 3-­‐ and 6-‐months ...
    • Detecting Early Stage Pressure Ulcer on Dark Skin Using Multi Spectral Imager 

      Kong, Linghua; Sprigle, Stephen; Yi, Dingrong; Wang, Chao; Wang, Fengtao; Liu, Fuhan; Wang, Jiwu; Zhao, Futing (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
      This paper introduces a novel idea, innovative technology in building multi spectral imaging based device. The benefit from them is people can have low cost, handheld and standing alone device which makes acquire multi ...
    • Detecting Early Stage Pressure Ulcer on Dark Skin Using Multispectral Imager 

      Yi, Dingrong; Kong, Linghua; Sprigle, Stephen; Wang, Fengtao; Wang, Chao; Liu, Fuhan; Adibi, Ali; Tummala, Rao (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
    • Handheld Erythema and Bruise Detector 

      Kong, Linghua; Sprigle, Stephen; Duckworth, Mark G.; Yi, Dingrong; Caspall, Jayme J.; Wang, Jiwu; Zhao, Futing (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Visual inspection of intact skin is commonly used when assessing persons for pressure ulcers and bruises. Melanin masks skin discoloration hindering visual inspection in people with darkly pigmented skin. The objective ...
    • Mobility Metrics for Manual Wheelchair Use in Everyday Life 

      Lopez, Ricardo A.; Sonenblum, Sharon Eve; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-06)
      In this study, a method for the robust detection of manual wheelchair movement with accelerometer-based data logging is used to obtain metrics of wheelchair mobility that complement mean- and total-distance-only based ...
    • Multispectral Image Analysis of Bruise Age 

      Sprigle, Stephen; Yi, Dingrong; Caspall, Jayme; Linden, Maureen; Kong, Linghua (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
      The detection and aging of bruises is important within clinical and forensic environments. Traditionally, visual and photographic assessment of bruise color is used to determine age, but this qualitative technique has been ...
    • Study on Alleviation Pressure Cushion 

      Kong, Linghua; Sprigle, Stephen; Davis, Kim; Wang, Chao (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-06)
      The alleviation pressure (AP) cushion is a dynamic cushion system with three bladders at the pelvic region. The bladders can be deflated and inflated in a certain sequence to relieve the pressure on the ischial ...
    • Use of GPS and Sensor-based Instrumentation as a Supplement to Self-Report in Studies of Activity and Participation 

      Lankton, Shawn; Sonenblum, Sharon Eve; Sprigle, Stephen; Wolf, Jean; Oliveira, Marcelo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005)
      To obtain more accurate quantitative results when monitoring people’s daily activities we have developed a passive data monitoring system. This Wheelchair Activity Monitoring Instrument known as the WhAMI uses odometers, ...