Sleep Management Pillow System

수면 관리 베개 시스템

  • Ahn, Dohyun (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Kyungpook National University) ;
  • Tran, Minh (Department of Electronic Engineering, Keimyung University) ;
  • Park, Jaehee (Department of Electronic Engineering, Keimyung University)
  • 안도현 (경북대학교 의공학과) ;
  • 쩐밍 (계명대학교 전자공학과) ;
  • 박재희 (계명대학교 전자공학과)
  • Received : 2019.12.09
  • Accepted : 2019.12.30
  • Published : 2019.12.31

Abstract

In this paper, a sleep management pillow system for snoring detection and respiration measurement is investigated. The sleep management pillow system consists of four force sensing resistor(FSR) sensors, two microphones(MIC), a pillow, a measurement system. Four FSR sensors attached at the bottom part of the pillow are used for respiration measurement and snoring detection. Two microphones located at the middle left and right of the pillow are utilized for only snoring detection. The respiration and the snoring of ten young people were measured using the sleep management pillow system composed of a data acquisition board, interface circuit, and personal computer. The measurement accuracy of the respiration was about 98% and the measurement accuracy of the snoring was about 97%. The experiment results show that the sleep management pillow system can be used for snoring detection and respiration rate measurement during sleeping.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF)

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