Remote and long-term heart rate monitoring clothes

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Short description: Atrial fibrillation (A) is the most common long-term heart rhythm disorder. AF significantly increases the risk of ischemic stroke and increases overall mortality. Clothes for remote and long-term heart rate monitoring is expected to be patient-friendly and reduce doctor visits.

Market potential: According to the World Health Organization, out of 56.9 million deaths worldwide in 2016 ischemic heart disease and stroke are the biggest killers in the world.

Timing: A solution is needed as soon as possible because it saves time, money. It should be emphasized that the total area of a smart clothes is incomparably larger than that of watches, bracelets or straps.

Desired result are the following:
1. To determine the accuracy of R-tooth recognition of the first derivation of the ECG
2. To create a web application to monitor the ECG of at least 6 patients in real time

Information on challenge owner: Hospital

Keywords: Care and Health Services; Diagnostics, Diagnosis; Heart and blood circulation illnesses; Medical Textiles; Internet Technologies/Communication (Wireless, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth)

type of
Hardware solution, Improvement of an existing process, New technological approach,
Industry Sector
Health Tech
For Who
Public body, institution or other non-profit organisation
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