Wearable Sensors for Physiologic Monitoring

Barron Associates offers numerous solutions for physiological monitoring through wearable sensors. Development of these solutions incorporates design of sensor hardware, sensor firmware, wireless transmission, and user interface software. Barron Associates has developed these components for a variety of physiological signals:

  • electrocardiography (ECG)
  • electromyography (EMG)
  • photoplethysmography (PPG)
  • respiration
  • motion tracking

Sensor hardware design must be tailored to the application for unobtrusive monitoring. The range of sensor applications designed by Barron Associates includes:

  • wireless, chest-worn ECG monitor
  • PPG sensors embedded into prosthetic limb components for energy expenditure monitoring of amputees
  • miniaturized motion sensors worn by neonates for detection of neurological disorders

Barron Associates engineers are skilled at the electronic and hardware design necessary to implement sensor requirements as well as development of firmware for optimized data storage, power consumption, and wireless transmission. Barron Associates has developed a variety of user interfaces for real-time tracking of sensor data, including desktop and mobile applications.


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