Is radar cardiography (RCG) possible?

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Abstract

In this paper, we propose a novel concept of Radar Cardiography (RCG). We demonstrate the ability to achieve precise heartbeat measurement wirelessly using advanced radar signal processing technique. We show that the reconstructed heartbeat waveform matches the reference electrocardiography (ECG) signal. We propose a new heartbeat monitoring method, in which we isolate cardiovascular activity from strong respiratory-inference in the 3-Dimensional (3-D) spaces: azimuth, elevation, and depth. With significant pulse signal-to-noise-ratio (SNR) improvement compared to the conventional radar approach, heart-rate variability (HRV) analysis using radar is therefore possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2019 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2019
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781728116792
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2019
Event2019 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2019 - Boston, United States
Duration: Apr 22 2019Apr 26 2019

Publication series

Name2019 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2019

Conference

Conference2019 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2019
CountryUnited States
CityBoston
Period4/22/194/26/19

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Signal Processing
  • Instrumentation

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    Rong, Y., & Bliss, D. W. (2019). Is radar cardiography (RCG) possible? In 2019 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2019 [8835743] (2019 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2019). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/RADAR.2019.8835743