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Wireless System for Continuous Cardiopulmonary Monitoring in a Space Environment

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNC05CA10C
Agency Tracking Number: 033227
Amount: $599,976.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: B3.05
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: 2003
Award Year: 2005
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2004-11-30
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2006-11-30
Small Business Information
240 King Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102-2100
United States
DUNS: 015141455
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Dadi Setiadi
 Principal Investigator
 (973) 297-1450
Business Contact
 Dadi Setiadi
Title: Business Official
Phone: (973) 297-1450
Research Institution

We propose to develop the NJM Sense-It system based on small sensor tags, which include a cardiopulmonary MEMS sensor for measuring heartbeat and breath rates continuously. In addition, the proposed sensor system can be operated in extended bandwidth mode to measure detail cardiopulmonary pattern upon control from the reader. The system operates using a central reader at 915 MHz with as many as 32 sensor tags. A single sensor worn as a Band Aid-like adhesive or strapped tag on the astronaut monitors cardiopulmonary activities. Additional sensors are worn depending on the detail of heart and lung sounds diagnosis data desired. This system has the advantage that tag sensors measuring many additional physiological functions can be added at later date. The extended bandwidth cardiopulmonary data can be displayed locally or telemetered to earth stations and reviewed by clinicians in any situation as desired.

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