No-Contact Heart Rate Monitor
Webcam Pulse Detector
Currently, getting heart rate requires special equipment. Additionally, lots of physiological data in space are hidden within video logs of astronauts.
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Specific applications include:
- Telemedicine during conferences with crew while they are in space
- Getting correlated heart rate data from vlog entries
- Being able to easily turn on heart rate detection during a telemedicine consult without extra equipment
- Pulse rate detection during political debates
Possible steps to take:
Attempt tracking heart rate with movement
Adapt the detection to work on pre-recorded video
Experiment with R, G, B filtering on video feed for different lighting conditions
Track multiple heart rates from one feed