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Printed, skin-mounted hybrid system for ECG measurements

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 6th Electronic System-Integration Technology Conference (ESTC)
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-1402-6
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2016
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventElectronics System-Integration Technology Conference -
Duration: 1 Jan 2014 → …


ConferenceElectronics System-Integration Technology Conference
Period1/01/14 → …


In this paper we report a design and fabrication process for a screen printed, skin-mounted hybrid system for electrocardiogram (ECG) measurements. The system consists of printed electrodes on a stretchable bandage substrate designed to be attached to the chest, an electronics module, and a data receiving device. The electronics unit is reversibly attached to the single-use electrode bandage to measure the ECG data. The ECG data is then transmitted to a mobile device via Bluetooth Low Energy and the mobile device then displays the data graphically and sends it further a cloud for storing and further analysis. The attained quality of the measured ECG signals is fully satisfactory to compute important cardiac parameters and after preprocessing the signal could be used for more profound analysis of ECG wave shapes.


  • Bluetooth, Electrocardiography, Electrodes, Lead, Mobile handsets, Monitoring, Standards

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