Design and Implementation of Ubiquitous ECG Monitoring System by Using Android Tablet
In this paper, we present a completed ubiquitous ECG monitoring solution by using an android tablet. A wearable chest-belt ECG measurement system is designed and developed. The measurement system consist of a chest-belt electrode, an ECG signal amplifying and filtering analog circuit board, and a removable Bluetooth transceiver. The ECG signal analog circuit board and the Bluetooth transceiver are designed into two piece PCB and integrated each other with 30 pins connector. The Bluetooth transceiver can be replaced by a Zigbee transceiver by just a plug and on move. This connecting feature offers the flexibility in selecting the type of wireless technology used for data transmission, either Bluetooth or Zigbee. The ECG data is sent streamline to an android tablet via Bluetooth transmission. ECG signal and heart rate is displayed on the tablet for monitoring purpose. Real time experiment is conducted to demonstrate the usability of the proposed system. Result is validated.
KeywordsUbiquitous ECG monitoring Chest-belt Android device
This research was supported by research program of Dongseo University’s Ubiquitous Appliance Regional Innovation Center supported by the grants from Ministry of Knowledge Economy of the Korean government (No. B0008352). And this research also supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (No. 2012-002438).
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