Wearables as second galvanic skins
The Wellness Watch Demonstration Platform is a complete system with algorithms for:
- Continuous heart rate (optical)
- Pulse oximetry (optical)
- Temperature (electrical)
- Hydration level (electrical)
- Activity (MEMS)
- Connectivity (Bluetooth)
The platform includes the MAX66242 NFC Chip with integrated security:
The MAX66242 is a key part of sensor interface with a wireless connection via RFID technology. This component is used for Medical Sensor Authentication and Calibration. The NFC Temperature Patch and the Pulse Oximetry Patch feature this device. See Figures 11 and 12.
NFC Temperature Patch Demonstration Platform
This device features:
- No contact
- Energy harvesting
- Secure authentication
- Single use; no contamination
Pulse Oximetry Patch Demonstration Platform
This device features:
- Real-time monitoring
- Long battery life
- No contact: lower contamination risk
Fit 2 Shirt Demonstration Platform
This is a total EKG/fitness platform. See Figure 14.
This system features:
- Mobile, real-time analytics
- Can be used for people ranging from athletes to patients
- Improved measurement accuracy, battery life, and system size over the Fit Shirt 1
- The Galvanic Skin Response (GSR) and Investigation into ‘Cheating’ iWorx lab experiment by Dr. Paul Wagner and Dr. Tracy Wagner, Asst. Professors, Washburn University, Topeka, KS.
- A wearable device for monitoring galvanic skin response to accurately predict changes in blood pressure indexes and cardiovascular dynamics, K. Subramanya, Vishnuprasada V. Bhat, and Sandeep Kamath, 2013 Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON)
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