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

  title={Feasibility Study and Design of a Wearable System-on-a-Chip Pulse Radar for Contactless Cardiopulmonary Monitoring},
  author={Domenico Zito and Domenico Pepe and Bruno Neri and Fabio Zito and Danilo De Rossi and Antonio Lanat{\`a}},
  journal={International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications},
  • D. Zito, D. Pepe, A. Lanatà
  • Published 10 January 2008
  • Computer Science
  • 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 system overview is provided and the feasibility study of the radar sensor is presented. In detail, the overall system consists of a radar sensor for detecting the heart and breath rates and a low-power IEEE 802.15.4 ZigBee radio interface, which provides a wireless data link with remote data acquisition and control units. In particular, the pulse… 

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