Conclusions and Future Work

  • Venkata Rajesh Pamula
  • Chris Van Hoof
  • Marian Verhelst
Part of the Analog Circuits and Signal Processing book series (ACSP)


This chapter summarizes various aspects discussed in detail in this book. Specific attention is paid in highlighting the key contributions—analog and algorithm assisted signal processing architectures for ultra-low-power biosignal acquisition and processing. These aspects are demonstrated through ASIC implementations of adaptive sampling for electrocardiogram (ECG) and compressive sampling for photoplethysmogram (PPG), respectively. This chapter also presents the opportunities to further the work presented in this book in terms of motion artifact reduction in PPG acquisition and combining ultra-low-power ECG and PPG acquisition for cuffless blood pressure (BP) estimation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Venkata Rajesh Pamula
    • 1
  • Chris Van Hoof
    • 1
  • Marian Verhelst
    • 2
  1. 1.imecLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.KU Leuven ESAT-MICASLeuvenBelgium

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