Research on Non-contact Heart Rate Detection Algorithm

  • Chenguang HeEmail author
  • Yuwei Cui
  • Shouming Wei
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 227)


The heart rate is one of the important characteristic of human health. Fast and convenient heart rate measurement has become one aspect of daily life. The non-contact measurement method of heart rate gathers information of face via color video camera, analyzes the change of displacement of the surface of the skin and body color, then uses the methods such as filtering, spectrum analyze and peak detection to analysis the heart rate quantitatively. What’s more, we study a non-contact method to detect the implementation of the heart rate based on the video acquisition, image processing and signal processing technology. We have done a thorough study of the implementation framework of the non-contact measurement of heart rate.


Photoplethysmography Non-contact Independent component analysis 



This work was supported by the National Science and Technology Major Specific Projects of China (Grant No. 2015ZX03004002-004) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No. HIT. NSRIF. 201616).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Communication Research CenterHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Police Wireless Digital CommunicationMinistry of Public Security, People’s Republic of ChinaHarbinChina

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