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A synchronous multi-body sensor platform in a Wireless Body Sensor Network: design and implementation.

Gil Y, Wu W, Lee J - Sensors (Basel) (2012)

Bottom Line: Next, we designed and implemented a lightweight, ultra-compact, low cost, low power-consumption Printed Circuit Board.A synchronous multi-body sensor platform is expected to be very useful in telemedicine and emergency rescue scenarios.Furthermore, this system is expected to be able to analyze the mutual effects among body signals.

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Affiliation: Graduate School of Computer Science and Engineering, Pusan National University, Pusan 609-735, Korea. kyzoon@pusan.ac.kr

ABSTRACT

Background: Human life can be further improved if diseases and disorders can be predicted before they become dangerous, by correctly recognizing signals from the human body, so in order to make disease detection more precise, various body-signals need to be measured simultaneously in a synchronized manner.

Object: This research aims at developing an integrated system for measuring four signals (EEG, ECG, respiration, and PPG) and simultaneously producing synchronous signals on a Wireless Body Sensor Network.

Design: We designed and implemented a platform for multiple bio-signals using Bluetooth communication.

Results: First, we developed a prototype board and verified the signals from the sensor platform using frequency responses and quantities. Next, we designed and implemented a lightweight, ultra-compact, low cost, low power-consumption Printed Circuit Board.

Conclusion: A synchronous multi-body sensor platform is expected to be very useful in telemedicine and emergency rescue scenarios. Furthermore, this system is expected to be able to analyze the mutual effects among body signals.

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Screenshot of the integrated healthcare monitoring system (on the left) and of Smartphone application (on the right).
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f12-sensors-12-10381: Screenshot of the integrated healthcare monitoring system (on the left) and of Smartphone application (on the right).

Mentions: The left side of Figure 12 shows the waveform of the body signal measured by the integrated healthcare monitoring system. The right side of Figure 12 simply shows the ECG wave with a heart rate on the smartphone.


A synchronous multi-body sensor platform in a Wireless Body Sensor Network: design and implementation.

Gil Y, Wu W, Lee J - Sensors (Basel) (2012)

Screenshot of the integrated healthcare monitoring system (on the left) and of Smartphone application (on the right).
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f12-sensors-12-10381: Screenshot of the integrated healthcare monitoring system (on the left) and of Smartphone application (on the right).
Mentions: The left side of Figure 12 shows the waveform of the body signal measured by the integrated healthcare monitoring system. The right side of Figure 12 simply shows the ECG wave with a heart rate on the smartphone.

Bottom Line: Next, we designed and implemented a lightweight, ultra-compact, low cost, low power-consumption Printed Circuit Board.A synchronous multi-body sensor platform is expected to be very useful in telemedicine and emergency rescue scenarios.Furthermore, this system is expected to be able to analyze the mutual effects among body signals.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Graduate School of Computer Science and Engineering, Pusan National University, Pusan 609-735, Korea. kyzoon@pusan.ac.kr

ABSTRACT

Background: Human life can be further improved if diseases and disorders can be predicted before they become dangerous, by correctly recognizing signals from the human body, so in order to make disease detection more precise, various body-signals need to be measured simultaneously in a synchronized manner.

Object: This research aims at developing an integrated system for measuring four signals (EEG, ECG, respiration, and PPG) and simultaneously producing synchronous signals on a Wireless Body Sensor Network.

Design: We designed and implemented a platform for multiple bio-signals using Bluetooth communication.

Results: First, we developed a prototype board and verified the signals from the sensor platform using frequency responses and quantities. Next, we designed and implemented a lightweight, ultra-compact, low cost, low power-consumption Printed Circuit Board.

Conclusion: A synchronous multi-body sensor platform is expected to be very useful in telemedicine and emergency rescue scenarios. Furthermore, this system is expected to be able to analyze the mutual effects among body signals.

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Related in: MedlinePlus