Design for Fetal Heartbeat Detection and Monitoring in Pregnancy Care

  • Biyong ZhangEmail author
  • Iuliia Lebedeva
  • Haiqiang Zhang
  • Jun Hu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10921)


The piezoelectric pressure sensor technology has been developed for many years and it shows broad possibilities of using this technology in development of smart wearables for heart rate monitoring. The project goal was to explore the possibility to use the pressure sensor technology in Pregnancy Care. The focus of this project was to come up with concepts of a product that can be used by pregnant women to monitor fetal heartbeat in home-based context, and to explore different ways of representation and visualization of real data.


BCG (Ballistocardiograph) Fetal monitoring Pregnancy Care Heartbeat detection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Biyong Zhang
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Iuliia Lebedeva
    • 1
  • Haiqiang Zhang
    • 3
  • Jun Hu
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.School of Digital MediaJiangnan UniversityWuxiChina
  3. 3.BOBO TechnologyHangzhouChina

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