Wearable EMG Gesture Signal Acquisition Device Based on Single-Chip Microcontroller

  • Wen-Shan Lin
  • Chao-Ting Chu
  • Chian C. HoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1036)


This paper proposes a wearable gesture signal acquisition device based on single-chip microcontroller for Electromyography (EMG) monitoring. Specifically, this paper proposes an easy-to-detect ECG signal method and applies MCU of Texas Instruments MSP430I series featuring 24-bit sigma-delta ADC and low-power consumption. From experimental results, it still keeps remarkable performance on the wearable device. On the other hand, this paper designs a digital filter to reduce the environmental noise and skin interference through single-chip microcontroller.



This work was financially supported by the “Intelligent Recognition Industry Service Center” from The Featured Areas Research Center Program within the framework of Higher Education Sprout Project by Ministry of Education (MOE) in Taiwan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Vocation and Technological EducationNational Yunlin University of Science and TechnologyDouliouTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Yunlin University of Science and TechnologyDouliouTaiwan
  3. 3.Internet of Things LaboratoryChunghwa Telecom LaboratoriesTaoyuan CityTaiwan

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