Design of a Low-Cost Heart Rate Monitoring System

  • Suprojit NandyEmail author
  • Soma Barman
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 453)


With the development of health consciousness and growing of aging population, home-based health monitoring has become a key research area for information and communication technology. The objective of the paper is to monitor heart rate of a person in low cost and in reliable way. The system is implemented in LabVIEW environment.


Piezoelectric sensors Heart rate Microcontroller ECG Filters 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jalpaiguri Government Engineering CollegeJalpaiguriIndia
  2. 2.Institute of Radio Physics and ElectronicsUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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