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Augmented reality-based electrode guidance system for reliable electroencephalography
- Augmented reality-based electrode guidance system for reliable electroencephalography
- Song, Chanho; Jeon, Sangseo; Lee, Seongpung; Ha, Ho-Gun; Kim, Jonghyun; Hong, Jaesung
- DGIST Authors
- Kim, Jonghyun; Hong, Jaesung
- Issue Date
- BioMedical Engineering Online, 17(1), 64
- Article Type
- Augmented reality; Cameras; Cost effectiveness; Electrodes; Electrophysiology; Remote control; Visualization; Anatomical landmarks; AR guidance systems; Conventional methods; Cost effective systems; Electrode placement; Electrode positioning; Positioning system; Surface registration; Electroencephalography
- Background: In longitudinal electroencephalography (EEG) studies, repeatable electrode positioning is essential for reliable EEG assessment. Conventional methods use anatomical landmarks as fiducial locations for the electrode placement. Since the landmarks are manually identified, the EEG assessment is inevitably unreliable because of individual variations among the subjects and the examiners. To overcome this unreliability, an augmented reality (AR) visualization-based electrode guidance system was proposed. Methods: The proposed electrode guidance system is based on AR visualization to replace the manual electrode positioning. After scanning and registration of the facial surface of a subject by an RGB-D camera, the AR of the initial electrode positions as reference positions is overlapped with the current electrode positions in real time. Thus, it can guide the position of the subsequently placed electrodes with high repeatability. Results: The experimental results with the phantom show that the repeatability of the electrode positioning was improved compared to that of the conventional 10-20 positioning system. Conclusion: The proposed AR guidance system improves the electrode positioning performance with a cost-effective system, which uses only RGB-D camera. This system can be used as an alternative to the international 10-20 system. © 2018 The Author(s).
- BioMed Central Ltd.
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