Non-contact Infant Sleep Apnea Detection

  title={Non-contact Infant Sleep Apnea Detection},
  author={Gihan Chanaka Jayatilaka and Harshana Weligampola and Suren Sritharan and Pankayraj Pathmanathan and Roshan G. Ragel and Isuru Nawinne},
  journal={2019 14th Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS)},
Sleep apnea is a breathing disorder where a person repeatedly stops breathing in sleep. Early detection is crucial for infants because it might bring long term adversities. The existing accurate detection mechanism (pulse oximetry) is a skin contact measurement. The existing non-contact mechanisms (acoustics, video processing) are not accurate enough. This paper presents a novel algorithm for detecting sleep apnea with video processing. The solution is non-contact, accurate and lightweight… 

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