ETHZ/Integrated Systems Laboratory (IIS)
Expert in long distance RF communications, RF and mixed-signal design
Qiuting Huang
ETHZ
WearMeSoC
Developing a chip that will enable very small wearable medical monitors with wireless connectivity to small phones and tablets
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UZH/IPT/Chronobiology
Expert in environmental sleep biology and biomathematical modeling
Peter Achermann
UZH
UZH/Medizininformatik
Expert in development and evaluation of computerized clinical decision support
Jürg Blaser
UZH
UZH/Pneumology
Expert in respiratory medicine and clinical respiratory physiology
Konrad Bloch
UZH
REMSMED
Expert in wireless interface to smartphone and/or GPRS connectivity
Laurence Jacobs
REMSMED
UZH/Neuroscience/Motor
Expert in visual, vestibular and optomotor system in both patients and healthy humans
Urs Schwarz
UZH
Advanced Circuit Pursuit
Expert in WCDMA transmitter design in deep-submicron CMOS technology
David Tschopp
Advanced Circuit Pursuit
USZ/Centre
Expert in cardiovascular tissue engineering
Gregor Zünd
USZ

Project Description

For both in- and outpatient applications the electronic interface to typical sensors and electrodes is still embodied in size and weight that prevents it from being used in the convenient and flexible way expected by new visions of healthcare provision. Integration of the plethora of functionalities required in a wearable medical monitor, including the management of wireless connectivity and its power consumption, holds the key to the breakthrough required for clinical and user acceptance of many continuous use cases. 

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A circuit technology platform for medical data acquisition and communication: Outline of a collaboration project within the Swiss Nano-Tera.ch Initiative

Notable publications

An Evolved EDGE PHY ASIC Supporting Soft-Output Equalization and Rx Diversity
H. Kröll, St. Zwicky, B. Weber, Ch. Roth, Ch. Benkeser, Andreas Burg, Qiuting Huang
accepted for publication at the European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC) 2014

A DC-Connectable Multi-Channel Biomedical Data Acquisition ASIC with Mains Frequency Cancellation
P. Schönle, F. Schulthess, S. Fateh, R. Ulrich, F. Huang, T. Burger and Qiuting Huang
Proceedings of the European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), pp. 149-152, Bucharest, Romania, Sep 2013

Correlation of saccadic eye movement performance with the ability to drive
Schmitt K-U, Seeger R, Fischer H, Lanz C, Muser M, Walz F, Schwarz U.
Swiss Med Wkly, 2015; 145: w14098

Automatic SVM classification of sudden cardiac death and pump failure death from autonomic and repolarization ECG markers
Julia Ramirez, Violeta Monasterio, Ana Mincholé, Mariano Llamedo, Gustavo Lenis, Iwona Cygankiewicz, Antonio Bayés de Luna, Marek Malik, Juan Pablo Martinez, Pablo Laguna, Esther Pueyo
Journal of electrocardiology


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Posters from 2016


EOG-based head-mounted eye tracking with 1 kHz sampling rate
David J. Mack, Thomas Burger, Philipp Schönle, Qiuting Huang, Schekeb Fateh, Urs Schwarz

C3-PRO Enhancing ResearchKit for iPhone Apps with FHIR
Pascal B Pfiffner, Isaac Pinyol, Marc D Natter, Kenneth D Mandl

Multi-Channel ASIC for Pulse Oximetry and advanced NIRS Applications
Philipp Schönle, Thomas Burger, Schekeb Fateh, Qiuting Huang

Automatic detection of sleep episodes in long-term eeg recordings
Alexander Malafeev, Aleksandra Wierzbicka, Adam Wichniak, Peter Achermann


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Posters from 2015


Eye movements and mobile electrooculography
David J. Mack, Urs Schwarz

Use cases enabled by a wireless monitoring system for physiological signals
Qiuting Huang, Konrad Bloch, Urs Schwarz, Peter Achermann

Development and Optimization of a System-on-Chip (SoC) for Portable Medical Instrumentation
Schekeb Fateh, Philipp Schoenle, Giovanni Rovere, Xu Han, Thomas Burger, Qiuting Huang

Automatic artifact detection in long-term EEG recordings
Alexander Malafeev, Aleksandra Wierzbicka, Adam Wichniak, and Peter Achermann

Posters from 2014


Use Cases Enabled by a Wireless Monitoring System for Physiological Signals
Qiuting Huang, Konrad Bloch, Urs Schwarz, Peter Achermann

Automatic artifact detection in long-term EEG recordings
Alexander Malafeev, Aleksandra Wierzbicka, Adam Wichniak, Peter Achermann

Use Cases Enabled by a Wireless Monitoring System for Physiological Signals
Qiuting Huang, Konrad Bloch, Urs Schwarz, Peter Achermann

Overview on the WearMeSoc Project
Schekeb Fateh, Philipp Schönle, Petrit Bunjaku, Thomas Burger, Qiuting Huang

Posters from 2013


Wireless Health Monitoring Based on Biomedical System on a Chip
Qiuting Huang, F.Schulthess, P. Schönle, S. Fateh, T. Burger

    

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