SIGNAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT FOR CAPACITIVE ECG MONITORING SYSTEMS USING BODY-SENSOR-IMPEDANCE

Stephan Heuer, Sebastian Chiriac, Malte Kirst, Adnene Gharbi, Wilhelm Stork

Abstract

Contactless capacitive ECG measurement is an unobtrusive way of acquiring cardiovascular data. However, movement artifacts present a common problem with this technique. A means of assessing signal quality and confidence is therefore desirable. In this paper we present a capacitive ECG measurement system with an integrated module that constantly monitors the electrode-body-impedance. Moreover, we present a method to derive an artifact level signal from this electrode-body-impedance that can be used to estimate the signal quality of the capacitive ECG measurement. First results of measurements with this system are shown.

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Heuer S., Chiriac S., Kirst M., Gharbi A. and Stork W. (2011). SIGNAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT FOR CAPACITIVE ECG MONITORING SYSTEMS USING BODY-SENSOR-IMPEDANCE . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-35-5, pages 454-458. DOI: 10.5220/0003160004540458


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@conference{biosignals11,
author={Stephan Heuer and Sebastian Chiriac and Malte Kirst and Adnene Gharbi and Wilhelm Stork},
title={SIGNAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT FOR CAPACITIVE ECG MONITORING SYSTEMS USING BODY-SENSOR-IMPEDANCE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={454-458},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003160004540458},
isbn={978-989-8425-35-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2011)
TI - SIGNAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT FOR CAPACITIVE ECG MONITORING SYSTEMS USING BODY-SENSOR-IMPEDANCE
SN - 978-989-8425-35-5
AU - Heuer S.
AU - Chiriac S.
AU - Kirst M.
AU - Gharbi A.
AU - Stork W.
PY - 2011
SP - 454
EP - 458
DO - 10.5220/0003160004540458