Did you already know that high frequency sensor systems and especially contactless and invisible low-power radar technology are capable of the following?
Pulse and respiration are the primary vital signs. By knowing them, the current physiological condition of a person or animal can be determined very precisely. Basically, a distinction is made between three different levels of heart rate detection in terms of accuracy.
All three stages, i.e. heart rate, respiration rate, heart rate variability and heart sounds, can be directly detected simultaneously with Sykno’s radar technology. The measurement is highly accurate, contactless, robust and independent of ambient brightness. Compared to other radar-based products that only detect respiration or movement, VRad provides a significantly more valid statement about medically relevant parameters. The radar system can be integrated in seats, mattresses, under beds or behind coverings.
Compared to the measurement by ECG, the effort is significantly reduced here, since no electrodes are necessary. At the same time, the personnel effort is reduced and the hygiene is increased by the non-contact measurement. Outside of the medical application, as already shown at the beginning, the possible usecases in the consumer sector are also diverse. Of particular note is the anonymity provided by radar compared to camera-based approaches. It is also important to mention that the requirements for the system change depending on the application, which is why a tailored radar system is essential for maximum performance.
Sykno’s VRad has about the footprint of a credit card and features WiFi connectivity. If you are interested in the general functionality of the radar, please take a look at this article. An overview of other applications can be found in the publication presented here. Furthermore, scientific publications regarding the featured technology can be found in our references.
Real measurement data making proof of the signal quality for different subjects and with different clothing is presented in the following video:
How can your product be improved with radar technology for non-contact measurement of vital signs and heart sounds? Sykno’s vision is to provide access to this technology so that you can improve the life of your patients or your customers’ customer experience.
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