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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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f4-sensors-12-10381: Structure of digitalizing module.

Mentions: As shown in Figure 4, z(t) passes from the previous stage, and is digitalized by the ADC. Presently, z(t) is being passed to the ADC mixed with other signals, and the signals are not distinguishable. However, because of the select-pin [1:0], which passes signals by the control unit, and operates regularly at fixed time intervals, the ADC can perform with reference to time.


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

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

Structure of digitalizing module.
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f4-sensors-12-10381: Structure of digitalizing module.
Mentions: As shown in Figure 4, z(t) passes from the previous stage, and is digitalized by the ADC. Presently, z(t) is being passed to the ADC mixed with other signals, and the signals are not distinguishable. However, because of the select-pin [1:0], which passes signals by the control unit, and operates regularly at fixed time intervals, the ADC can perform with reference to time.

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