Radar for Healthcare Technology

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Abstract

Radar systems can detect vital signs from a distance by sensing the chest displacement. The later comes from the heartbeat and respiration. This chapter presents the theoretical background of this application along with the main characteristics of such a system. Limitations and challenges are presented. An implementation of a CW radar-based system in order to detect the heartbeat of a person is presented and demonstrated. Radar technology has the potential to replace traditional methods to monitor vital signs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBioelectromagnetics in Healthcare
Subtitle of host publicationAdvanced sensing and communication applications
EditorsWilliam Whittow
PublisherScitech Publishing
Chapter11
Pages239-263
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9781839533501
ISBN (Print)9781839533495
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2022

Publication series

NameIET Energy Engineering
Volume555

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