AnyBody newsletter: New tutorial - Driving models by means of motion capture marker trajectories
In this issue:
- New tutorial - Driving models by means of motion capture marker trajectories
- Human Modelling and Simulation in Automotive Safety
- Upcoming and previous webcasts
- AltSoft, Inc. appointed reseller for Korea
- Events: Meet AnyBody at...
- AnyBody publications
New tutorial - Driving models by means of motion capture marker trajectoriesWe have just completed a new tutorial that explains some of the intricacies of driving models kinematically by means of motion capture marker trajectories. The tutorial is an extension to the lesson about kinematic measures here:
The tutorial takes a simple approach and uses a simple 2-D pendulum model to explain the techniques, possibilities and pitfalls.
Comments to the tutorial are most welcome. It is very much your feedback that allows us to improve the technology and documentation.
Human Modelling and Simulation in Automotive Safety
A recent symposium organized by carhs GmbH on Human Modeling and Simulation in Automotive Safety with speaker from Wayne State University, GM, Ford (US), TNO (NL), ESI-Group (F), AnyBody Technology, and others included several presentations arguing for the use of active models like the AnyBody model to explore issues of active safety (pre-crash occupant behavior). Other speakers recommended the use of such models to investigate low-g accidents like roll-overs. Read the summary from Aschaffenburg, Germany, here.
Many previous webcasts have been recorded and are now available for download and replay. Recent ones are
AltSoft, Inc. appointed reseller for Korea
AnyBody Technology works towards establishing a global network of partners reselling our technology. Our objective is to find partners sharing our view that the reseller over time will evolve to become a local partner for AnyBody clients in his region with respect to training, support, and consulting assistance.
We welcome our new partner in Korea, AltSoft, Inc. based in Seoul. Please feel free to contact us or your local AnyBody representative at your discretion.
Events: Meet AnyBody at...
11-12 June: Training Aadorf, Switzerland
12-14 June: SAE Digital Human Modeling Conference, Seattle, WA, USA
27-29 June: ISB Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan
28-30 June: ISB Computer Simulation in Biomechanics symposium, Tainan, Taiwan1-5 July: ISB Congress, Taipei, Taiwan
Eric Perreault & Tiffany Viant (2005): Neural Coordination of Multijoint Stretch Reflexes in the Human Arm. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: 4389 - 4392.Janneke Annegarn, John Rasmussen, Hans Savelberg, LB Verdijk, Kennth Meijer (2007): Strength scaling in human musculoskeletal models. European Workshop on Movement Sciences. May 31 to June 2, 2007, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Mark de Zee, Deborah Falla, Dario Farina, and John Rasmussen (2007): A detailed rigid-body cervical spine model based on inverse dynamics. International Society of Biomechanics 11th congress, Taipei, Taiwan.
Michael Skipper Andersen, Michael Damsgaard, John Rasmussen (2007): Construction of smooth time-varying weight functions to handle occasionally occluded markers in musculoskeletal models. 2007 XIth International Symposium on Computer Simulation in Biomechanics. Tainan, Taiwan.
Mark de Zee, Deborah Falla, Dario Farina and John Rasmussen (2007): Prediction of neuromuscular adaptation of experimentally induced neck pain using a musculoskeletal model. 2007 XIth International Symposium on Computer Simulation in Biomechanics. Tainan, Taiwan.
Michael Skipper Andersen, Michael Damsgaard John Rasmussen (2007): Scaling and Local Marker Coordinate Determination of Musculoskeletal Systems. SAE Congress: Digital Human Modeling for Design and Engineering (DHM): Seattle, Washington, USA.
David Wagner, John Rasmussen, Matthew Reed (2007): Assessing the Importance of Motion Dynamics for Ergonomic Analysis of Manual Materials Handling Tasks using the AnyBody Modeling System. SAE Congress: Digital Human Modeling for Design and Engineering (DHM): Seattle, Washington, USA.
Dan Karlsson, Anna-Lisa Osvalder and John Rasmussen (2007): Is Sitting a Problem? - On the Development of Improved Ergonomic Seating. Work with Computing Systems Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.
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