Biosignal PI, an Affordable Open-Source ECG and Respiration Measurement System
2014 (English)In: Sensors, ISSN 1424-8220, Vol. 15, no 1, 93-109 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Bioimedical pilot projects e.g., telemedicine, homecare, animal and human trials usually involve several physiological measurements. Technical development of these projects is time consuming and in particular costly. A versatile but affordable biosignal measurement platform can help to reduce time and risk while keeping the focus on the important goal and making an efficient use of resources. In this work, an affordable and open source platform for development of physiological signals is proposed. As a first step an 8–12 leads electrocardiogram (ECG) and respiration monitoring system is developed. Chips based on iCoupler technology have been used to achieve electrical isolation as required by IEC 60601 for patient safety. The result shows the potential of this platform as a base for prototyping compact, affordable, and medically safe measurement systems. Further work involves both hardware and software development to develop modules. These modules may require development of front-ends for other biosignals or just collect data wirelessly from different devices e.g., blood pressure, weight, bioimpedance spectrum, blood glucose, e.g., through Bluetooth. All design and development documents, files and source codes will be available for non-commercial use through project website, BiosignalPI.org.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
MDPI AG , 2014. Vol. 15, no 1, 93-109 p.
ADAS1000 analog front-end, Affordable ECG, Medical device development, Open-source, Raspberry PI, Respiration monitoring, Thoracic bioimpedance
Research subject Medical Technology; Electrical Engineering
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-158213DOI: 10.3390/s150100093ISI: 000348309400006ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84919793163OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-158213DiVA: diva2:781442
QC 201501262015-01-162015-01-012016-08-31Bibliographically approved