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Connected Me - Proof of Concept
Linköping University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Electronics System. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Connected Me is a Human Body Communication (HBC) system, which is used fortransferring data through human body. The working principle is based on theorycalled Body Coupled Communication (BCC), which uses electrostatic couplingfor transferring data between device and human body. Capacitance between bodyand electrode acts as an electrical interface between devices. BCC has become aprominent research area in the field of Personal Area Network (PAN), introducedby Zimmerman in 1995. Until now there have been significant amount of paperspublished on human body models and Analog Front End (AFE), but only fewreports are available in digital baseband processing.

The proposed Human Body Communication (HBC) system consists ofdigital baseband and AFE. Digital baseband is used for transferring data packets.AFE is designed for reconstructing signal shape after signal degradation causedby the human body. This thesis implements high speed serial digital communicationsystem for a human body channel. Available modulation schemes andcharacteristics of the Physical layer (PHY) with respect to human body channelare analyzed before implementing the system. The outcome of this thesis is aFPGA demonstrator that shows the possibility of communication through thehuman body.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 82 p.
Keyword [en]
Connected Me, Physical Layer of HBC, Human Body Communication System, Manchester Encoder
National Category
Communication Systems Telecommunications
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-100155ISRN: LiTH-ISY-EX--11/4504--SEOAI: diva2:660503
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Ericsson AB
Subject / course
Electronic Devices
2011-09-05, Linkoping, 09:31 (English)
Connected Me
Available from: 2013-11-01 Created: 2013-10-30 Last updated: 2013-11-15Bibliographically approved

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