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Investigation of an Ultra Wideband Noise Sensor for Health Monitoring

Xuezhi Zeng, Joakim Robakowski, Mikael Persson, Albert Monteith, Andreas Fhager
2020 Sensors  
We developed a compact and low cost ultra wideband noise sensor for medical diagnostics and vital sign monitoring in pre-hospital settings.  ...  In this work, we demonstrated the functionality of the sensor for respiration and heartbeat monitoring.  ...  This work is dedicated to the investigation of the sensor for main vital sign monitoring, that is, respiration rate and heartbeat rate.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20041034 pmid:32075120 pmcid:PMC7071039 fatcat:rqn75bp6nvgsvnfv6m27et5fmq

Optimised waveform design for radar sensor aimed at contactless health monitoring

M. Mercuri, D. Schreurs, P. Leroux
2012 Electronics Letters  
A 5.8 -7.02 GHz radar sensor for remote health monitoring is reported. A proper radar waveform has been investigated aiming at fall detection and tag-less localization in home environments.  ...  Moreover, the system satisfies the European and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ultra wideband (UWB) spectrum masks.  ...  Optimised waveform design for radar sensor aimed at contactless health monitoring M. Mercuri, D. Schreurs, and P. Leroux A 5.8 -7.02 GHz radar sensor for remote health monitoring is reported.  ... 
doi:10.1049/el.2012.2499 fatcat:5i2laghdczhovjh6oelj2l5efa

Heart-rate Monitoring of Moving Persons Using 79GHz Ultra-wideband Radar Sensor

Masahiro Shibao, Akihiro Kajiwara
2020 IEICE Communications Express  
This paper presents a 79 GHz ultra-wideband sensor monitoring the instantaneous heart-rate (HR) of moving persons.  ...  The sensor uses three approaches for the instantaneous HR monitoring: block-based motion/movement compensation of multiple persons, multiresolution analysis and Burg method for instantaneous HR analysis  ...  Measurement was conducted in order to investigate the usefulness of our suggested HR monitoring system.  ... 
doi:10.1587/comex.2020xbl0005 fatcat:fpje3wkibvc5rlxi45lu7u5tsy

Ellipticity statistics of ultra wideband MIMO channels for body centric wireless communication

Qammer H. Abbasi, Hassan El Sallabi, E. Serpedin, K. Qaraqe, Akram Alomainy, Yang Hao
2016 2016 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP)  
In this paper, ellipticity statistics of 2 × 2 ultra wideband multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) channel for body-centric wireless communication is evaluated by quantifying four different on body links  ...  Results show that at lower values of signal to noise (SNR), spatial multiplexing dependent capacity degrades as the eigen value dispersion decreases (i.e., lower ellipticity statistic), whereas it increases  ...  INTRODUCTION With the growing role of technologies in healthcare diagnostics and treatment, the demand for advance health monitoring and remote health care technologies continues to increase day by day  ... 
doi:10.1109/eucap.2016.7481896 fatcat:lxtsghk6gzbkbce4q5dcsu3llq

Carbon Nanofiber Aggregate Sensors for Sustaining Resilience of Civil Infrastructures to Multi-Hazards

Mo YL
2019 Advancements in Civil Engineering & Technology  
This paper explains how CNFAs can be used for multi-hazard monitoring and discusses the ultra-low noise, high sensitivity of CNFA sensor electrical interfaces, radiation-tolerant wired and wireless communication  ...  This unique response makes this a sensor capable of being used in the Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of civil infrastructures in each of the multi-hazards.  ...  The opinions expressed in this study are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsor.  ... 
doi:10.31031/acet.2019.03.000551 fatcat:2tqzhd5clze63bjjrc5uqg3pre

Feasibility Study and Design of a Wearable System-on-a-Chip Pulse Radar for Contactless Cardiopulmonary Monitoring

Domenico Zito, Domenico Pepe, Bruno Neri, Fabio Zito, Danilo De Rossi, Antonio Lanatà
2008 International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications  
A new system-on-a-chip radar sensor for next-generation wearable wireless interface applied to the human health care and safeguard is presented.  ...  The operating principle of the radar for the cardiopulmonary monitoring is highlighted and the results of the system analysis are reported.  ...  Elisa Valentini for her help in the experimental characterization of the organic tissues and antenna.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2008/328597 pmid:18389068 pmcid:PMC2277553 fatcat:briogtudnrd7njulghhl2hwmfq

Wireless medical communications using UWB

Matti Hamalainen, Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn, Raffaello Tesi, Jari Iinatti
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband  
This paper introduces some of the activities carried out in a medical ICT related ultra wideband (UWB) research at the Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland.  ...  The paper concentrates on the proposed body area network based system architecture for wireless medical communications and gives also a summary on experimental body area network radio channels models.  ...  People can receive two main benefits in this way: • Self management: an increased awareness of his/her personal health, by a continuous monitoring of own health parameters. • Home as a care environment  ... 
doi:10.1109/icuwb.2009.5288769 fatcat:iihjjjfb7bh23iviwx46wuqcra

The Linear, Non-linear Measurements, Analysis and Evaluation for the Design of Ultra-Wideband Low Noise Amplifier

Pramod K., Kumaraswamy H.
2017 International Journal of Computer Applications  
This paper exhibits an examination, configuration, design to measure nonlinear characteristics of low noise amplifier(LNA) furthermore investigation, assess those estimations in the AWR microwave office  ...  A large portion of the critical aspects of LNA will be in linear measurements and which is composed, designed and simulated for the ultra LNA from 3GHz to 10GHz.  ...  Fig 11 .Fig 12 . 1112 Shows noise figure and NFmin characteristics of the ultra-wideband LNA Shows input return loss(S11) and output return loss(S22) characteristics of the ultra-wideband LNA Fig 13.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2017912820 fatcat:h2uxd6t5pbdm7pzruamwrmwgka

Wireless health monitoring: Design challenges

D. M. M.-P. Schreurs, M. Mercuri, P. J. Soh, Guy A. E. Vandenbosch
2013 2013 11th International Conference on Telecommunications in Modern Satellite, Cable and Broadcasting Services (TELSIKS)  
In recent years, wireless technologies have been investigated aiming at health monitoring.  ...  This situation has resulted in a growing need for healthcare approaches that emphasize routine long-term monitoring.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This work was supported by FWO-Flanders, KU Leuven GOA, Hercules, and IOF projects, and the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE).  ... 
doi:10.1109/telsks.2013.6704398 fatcat:5yjlp3hj4bf7fa3ugqovwiwpsu

The Future of Ultra Wideband Systems in Medicine: Orthopedic Surgical Navigation [chapter]

Mohamed Mahfouz, Michael Kuhn, Gary To
2011 Novel Applications of the UWB Technologies  
Wireless blood pressure monitoring systems shown in Figure 9 can be used either in doctor office or for personal health monitoring.  ...  Ultra Wideband Systems in Medicine: Orthopedic Surgical Navigation www.intechopen.comNovel Applications of the UWB Technologies www.intechopen.comThe Future of Ultra Wideband Systems in Medicine  ...  The Future of Ultra Wideband Systems in Medicine: Orthopedic Surgical Navigation, Novel Applications of the UWB Technologies, Dr.  ... 
doi:10.5772/20501 fatcat:storpbw7rza5laf5ylpkjxybpy

Ultra-Wideband Sensors for Improved Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cardiovascular Monitoring and Tumour Diagnostics

Florian Thiel, Olaf Kosch, Frank Seifert
2010 Sensors  
The specific advantages of ultra-wideband electromagnetic remote sensing (UWB radar) make it a particularly attractive technique for biomedical applications.  ...  , navigation for cardiac MRI due to our interpretation of the detected physiological mechanical contraction of the heart muscle and for MR safety, since we have investigated the influence of high static  ...  Our research aims at the implementation of ultra-wideband sensors for biomedical applications.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s101210778 pmid:22163498 pmcid:PMC3231085 fatcat:gpgu5qmz4fcibnwfhin3zukv6i

Design and Implementation of Ultra-wide Band Antenna for Partial Discharge Detection in High Voltage Power Equipment

Jean Pierre Uwiringiyimana, Umar Khayam, Suwarno, Gian Carlo Montanari
2022 IEEE Access  
To enable PD detection accuracy, there is still a need for more sensitive PD sensors that can assist the UHF PD monitoring system by suppressing ambient background noise and low-frequency electromagnetic  ...  This paper shows that the designed UWB antenna has high sensitivity, good noise rejection and it is, therefore, a promising candidate sensor for PD detection on HV equipment.  ...  As an example, an ultra-wideband frequency characteristic of 1.17GHz-4.47GHz can be achieved with lower return loss(under −10dB) in the frequency band of the antenna when a patch radius is 32.5mm, while  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3144416 fatcat:io5av3p6szfbfkjbkeygogibgm

Radar-Based Health Monitoring

Dominique Schreurs, Marco Mercuri, Ping Jack Soh, Guy Vandenbosch
2013 2013 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Workshop Series on RF and Wireless Technologies for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications (IMWS-BIO)  
This paper provides an overview on recent advances in health monitoring using radar techniques. Moreover, an example of a concrete health monitoring system is also reported.  ...  Radar techniques aiming at health monitoring have been investigated in recent years.  ...  INTRODUCTION Wireless technologies have been recently investigated as an emerging key for health monitoring to provide benefits of diagnosis, treatment, and detection of emergency situations in home and  ... 
doi:10.1109/imws-bio.2013.6756189 fatcat:645wb4pajfaerlxsbaibibkcz4

A method of detection of respiration rate on Android using UWB Impulse Radar

Young-Jin Park, Hui-Sup Cho, Hong-Kun Lyu
2016 ICT Express  
In this study, we investigated whether real-time medical measurement of breathing using Novelda's Ultra-Wideband Impulse Radio (IR-UWB) -which does not need to be attached to the human body and is also  ...  Nowadays, most medical measurement and monitoring devices are either invasive or wired but people are hesitant to attach physiological sensors to their body.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported by the DGIST R&D Program of the Ministry of Science, ICT and Technology of Korea (16-IT-01).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.icte.2016.08.012 fatcat:624q2oowi5c5th2pwvsxhbx2xu

Activity Recognition in Smart Homes using UWB Radars

Kevin Bouchard, Julien Maitre, Camille Bertuglia, Sébastien Gaboury
2020 Procedia Computer Science  
In this paper, we investigate the possibility of using Ultra-wideband (UWB) Doppler radars for the purpose of recognizing the ongoing ADLs in smart homes.  ...  In this paper, we investigate the possibility of using Ultra-wideband (UWB) Doppler radars for the purpose of recognizing the ongoing ADLs in smart homes.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation from the government of the province of Québec, Canada for the grant that made this project possible.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2020.03.004 fatcat:z2nywuid3vdo7nvwwrw62qi7mu
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