Radio-based Sensing for Untethered Activity and Vital Sign Monitoring
A novel radio-based modality improves the quality of information from wearable monitors while maintaining user privacy. This new technology captures accurate full body motion and respiration with a contact free approach.
Description of Technology
Current wearable monitors have three main drawbacks: IMUs can not provide full body monitoring with a singular device; microphones and image sensors lack privacy; physiological sensors are intrusive and require tight skin contact. MSU researchers have discovered a method for generating accurate information while preserving confidentiality and comfort. Comprehensive high quality data is gathered with directed radio waves through two devices similar to a smart watch and a smart phone.
- Algorithm can efficiently run on wearable platforms in real-time
- Maintains privacy and requires no skin contact
- Increased accuracy; decreased interference from ambient environmental RF
- Doesn’t require a wireless infrastructure; allows for greater freedom and range of use
- Vital sign monitoring
- Activity monitoring
Licensing Rights Available:
Full licensing rights available
Dr. Mi Zhang, Mr. BiYi Fang
Tech ID: 2017-0002
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Michigan State University