Intra-Body Communication for Personal Area Network
The intra-body communication uses the human body as a conducting wire, providing the simplicity and the security. Although the communication distance is limited within a body-area, it is useful on the construction of personal area network. In this paper, we introduce our prototype intra-body communication module using the FPGA. The proposed system has the FSK modulator and the demodulator. These modulation methods are chosen after body-channel analysis. The experimental results demonstrate the feasibility of our intra-body communication module for establishing the PAN (Personal Area Network).
KeywordsIntra-body communication PAN (personal area network) FPGA
This work was supported by Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Korea.
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