April 6, 2015

How do you feel? Video of your face may tell all

Rice technique compensates for skin tone, light, movement to monitor vital signs

(April 6, 2015) Rice University researchers are developing a highly accurate, touch-free system that uses a video camera to monitor patients’ vital signs just by looking at their faces. The technique isn’t new, but engineering researchers in Rice’s Scalable Health Initiative are making it work under conditions that have so far stumped earlier systems.

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