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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 4867–4875

Heart rate monitoring via remote photoplethysmography with motion artifacts reduction

Giovanni Cennini, Jeremie Arguel, Kaan Akşit, and Arno van Leest  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 4867-4875 (2010)

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In this paper, we present a novel photoplethysmographic device that operates remotely, i.e. not in contact with the skin. The device allows for real time measurements of heart rate with motion artifact reduction from a distance of a few centimeters up to several meters. High mobility of users is achieved in assessment of vital body signs, such as heart rate.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: December 7, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 4, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 17, 2010
Published: February 24, 2010

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Giovanni Cennini, Jeremie Arguel, Kaan Akşit, and Arno van Leest, "Heart rate monitoring via remote photoplethysmography with motion artifacts reduction," Opt. Express 18, 4867-4875 (2010)

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