CAPACITIVE SENSING FOR PULSE RATE MONITORING

R. Niall Tait

Abstract

This paper describes pulse rate monitoring using capacitive electrodes on finger or wrist. The technique uses a single frequency measurement suitable for low cost and low power applications. The system may enable convenient, comfortable, and continuous monitoring. Pulsatile flow resulted in approximately 5-10 fF of capacitance variation, a level easily measured using inexpensive capacitance measurement integrated circuits.

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in Harvard Style

Niall Tait R. (2010). CAPACITIVE SENSING FOR PULSE RATE MONITORING . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-017-7, pages 215-218. DOI: 10.5220/0002750902150218


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biodevices10,
author={R. Niall Tait},
title={CAPACITIVE SENSING FOR PULSE RATE MONITORING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={215-218},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002750902150218},
isbn={978-989-674-017-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - CAPACITIVE SENSING FOR PULSE RATE MONITORING
SN - 978-989-674-017-7
AU - Niall Tait R.
PY - 2010
SP - 215
EP - 218
DO - 10.5220/0002750902150218