BIOSIGNALS WITH A FLOOR SENSOR - Near Field Imaging Floor Sensor Measures Impedance Changes in the Torso

Henry Rimminen, Raimo Sepponen

Abstract

We analyse biosignals recorded with a near field imaging floor sensor, using a test group of five people. This human tracking system is capable of non-contact biosignal recording. A time domain integration method is used to extract periodic cardiac waveforms from the raw signals, while an ECG signal is used as a trigger for windowing. The most favourable posture for cardiac monitoring is when the test subjects are lying prone on the sensor floor. A clear correlation between the test subjects can be found when waveforms in the lying prone or supine postures are compared. The respiration monitoring capability is also discussed.

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Rimminen H. and Sepponen R. (2009). BIOSIGNALS WITH A FLOOR SENSOR - Near Field Imaging Floor Sensor Measures Impedance Changes in the Torso . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111- 64-7, pages 125-130. DOI: 10.5220/0001120901250130


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biodevices09,
author={Henry Rimminen and Raimo Sepponen},
title={BIOSIGNALS WITH A FLOOR SENSOR - Near Field Imaging Floor Sensor Measures Impedance Changes in the Torso},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={125-130},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001120901250130},
isbn={978-989-8111- 64-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - BIOSIGNALS WITH A FLOOR SENSOR - Near Field Imaging Floor Sensor Measures Impedance Changes in the Torso
SN - 978-989-8111- 64-7
AU - Rimminen H.
AU - Sepponen R.
PY - 2009
SP - 125
EP - 130
DO - 10.5220/0001120901250130