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Micro- and nano-technology has enabled development of smaller and smarter wearable devices for medical and lifestyle related applications. In particular, recent advances in EEG monitoring technologies pave the way for wearable, wireless EEG monitoring devices. Here, a low-power wireless EEG sensor platform that measures 8-channels of EEG, is described. The(More)
An ECG signal processor (ESP) is proposed for ambulatory arrhythmia monitoring systems. The ESP consists of three heterogeneous processors and performs filtering, data compression, ECG classification, and encryption. A data reduction scheme, consisting of skeleton and Huffman coding, are employed to reduce the on-chip memory capacity and memory access(More)
This paper discusses ultra-low-power wireless sensor nodes intended for wearable biopotential monitoring. Specific attention is given to mixed-signal design approaches and their impact on the overall system power dissipation. Examples of trade-offs in power dissipation between analog front-ends and digital signal processing are also given. It is shown how(More)
An ECG signal processor (ESP) is proposed for the low energy wireless ambulatory arrhythmia monitoring system. The ECG processor mainly performs filtering, compression, classification and encryption. The data compression flow consisting of skeleton and modified Huffman coding is the essential function to reduce the transmission energy consumption and the(More)
The European project NeuroProbes has introduced a new methodology to allow the fine positioning of electrodes within an implantable probe with respect to individual neurons. In this approach, probes are built with a very large number of electrodes which are electronically selectable. This feature is implemented thanks to the modular approach adopted in(More)
This paper presents multi-electrode arrays for in vivo neural recording applications incorporating the principle of electronic depth control (EDC), i.e., the electronic selection of recording sites along slender probe shafts independently for multiple channels. Two-dimensional (2D) arrays were realized using a commercial 0.5- μm(More)