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Improvement of a sensor unit for wrist blood pressure monitoring system
Author(s): Sangjun Koo; Jongwon Kwon; Yongman Park; Odgerel Ayuzenara; Hiesik Kim
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Paper Abstract

A blood pressure sensor unit for ubiquitous healthcare monitoring was newly developed. The digital wrist band-type blood pressure devices for home are popular already in the market. It is useful for checking blood pressure level at home and control of hypertension. Especially, it is very essential home device to check the health condition of blood circulation disease. Nowadays many product types are available. But the measurement of blood pressure is not accurate enough compared with the mechanical type. It needs to be upgraded to assure the precise health data enough to use in the hospital. The structure, feature and output signal of capacitor type pressure sensors are analyzed. An improved design of capacitor sensor is suggested. It shows more precise health data after use on a wrist band type health unit. They can be applied for remote u-health medical service.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 2008
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6794, ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 679412 (9 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.784379
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Sangjun Koo, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)
Jongwon Kwon, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)
Yongman Park, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)
Odgerel Ayuzenara, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)
Hiesik Kim, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)


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ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials

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