Light (LUX)

Visible range light sensor useful for synchronization with visual stimuli and cues.

The biosignalsplux piezoelectric Light (LUX) sensor is an entry-level and affordable solution for basic respiration data acquisition. This sensor consists of a wearable chest-belt with an integrated localized sensing element that measures displacement variations caused by the volume changes of the thorax or abdomen during respiratory cycles (inhaling/exhaling).

The elastic chest-belt can be adjusted in length to be applicable on different anatomies (e.g. male and/or female), body locations (e.g. thorax and/or abdomen), and thorax/abdomen circumferences. Typical applications of this sensor include respiration monitoring to determine respiration cycles, rates, relative amplitudes, and other features.

Features
  • Ambient light monitoring
  • Visual stimuli tracking
  • Visual synchronization marker
  • Pre-conditioned analog output
  • Raw data output
  • Ready-to-use & miniaturized form-factor
Range 400-700mm (peak @ 550nm)
Connector Type UC-E6 (Male)
Consumption ~0.05mA
Cable Length 100cm±0.5cm (customizable)

This sensor is not a standalone use sensor and requires the use of a biosignalsplux hub and electrodes in order to acquire any data. It can be included in the following biosignalsplux kits which come with all the needed hardware and accessories for LUX data acquisition:

C. Marques, R. Santos, H. Gamboa, F. Lampe, J. Barreiros, J. Cabri, Brake Response Time Before and After Total Knee Arthroplasty Tacking Possible Effects of the Surgery Technique on Motor Performance: Report of Two Cases, in Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Bio-Inspired Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 1, pp. 419-422, 2012

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