SYSTEX Student Award 2010, and the winner is...
The winner of the SYSTEX Student Award 2010 is Kunal Mankodiya .
Currently, Mr. Mankodiya is working as PhD student in the Institute for Signal Processing, University of Lübeck, DE. His field of research is Multimodal Biosignal Monitoring.
The abstract to his submission with the title “Textile electrodes in a body belt to capture and process ECG signals “ is following:
Textile electrodes in a body belt to capture and process ECG signals
Kunal Mankodiya, Yassir Ali Hassan and Ulrich G. Hofmann, Institute for Signal Processing, University of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany
Life-threatening cardiovascular diseases require early detection or diagnosis. A standard procedure, long-term ECG monitoring of cardiac patients is currently the best way to reduce the number of heart failures. Dry and washable textile electrodes embedded in comfortable garment or in a wearable chest belt have been proven very effective for a long-term ECG monitoring in comparison to the conventional Ag/AgCl electrodes. Hereby, we present a wearable ECG chest belt namely “Active Belt” which contains the stitched textile electrodes for ECG detection and analog preprocessing circuits embedded in tiny cell-phone plugs. The Active Belt performs ECG processing, display and transmission using dual-core OMAP3-based embedded system. Our experiments have shown promising results of textile electrodes along with our hardware and embedded system with a better ECG signal quality for clinical use and hence enabled long-term ECG recording in a daily life.
Keywords: textile electrode, skin-electrode impedance, long-term ECG, OMAP3, BeagleBoard
>>> The complete submission file can be downloaded through the link below.
The evaluation of the submission was completed by the SYSTEX project consortium on basis of
- Proposal excellence
- Scientific (technological) and/or design excellence
- Independence of the applicant's contribution
- Future substantial achievement in the area of smart textile and potential impact
Mr. Kunal Mankodiya will present his work at the upcoming edition of the Smart Textiles Salon (STS) in Spring 2011. Exact dates and location of the STS 2011 have not been fixed yet. Further information on this will be published on www.SYSTEX.org soon.
The SYSTEX team would like to congratulate Mr. Mankodiya for his outstanding work.
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