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A light-weighted, Low-cost and Wireless ECG Monitor Design based on TinyOS Operating System

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1 Author(s)
Wong Kiing-Ing ; Curtin Univ. of Technol., Miri

Due to the recent active research activities in the area of wireless sensor networks (WSN), the development and realization of a light-weighted, low-cost and wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor has become feasible. In this paper, we propose an ECG monitor design based on a commercially available WSN device. The device utilizes 868 MHz ISM license free frequency band and operates on TinyOS operating system. The ECG signal from patients is detected and radioed to a PC for monitoring. This paper validates our approach and suggests the feasibility of future enhancements.

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Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine, 2007. ITAB 2007. 6th International Special Topic Conference on

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8-11 Nov. 2007