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Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science, 2022, 5(14); doi: 10.25236/AJCIS.2022.051418.

Control of external devices based on sEMG signals


Fangqi Cao, Fang Peng, Simin Chen, Miaozhe Cai

Corresponding Author:
Fang Peng

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Zhongshan Institute, Zhongshan, China


This topic studies how to use the sEMG signal portable external equipment to collect the surface EMG signal using the EMG instrument. In the signal data processing part, the causes of signal interference are analyzed from the hardware perspective, and the main frequency bands of its occurrence are recorded. In the code part, the data is processed through an analog filter. The communication mode uses TCP/IP protocol to achieve cross system interprocess communication. In the actual test process, there is unavoidable slight delay. At the same time, the voltage changes brought by the real-time adjustment mode of CPU and other computer hardware will also affect the accuracy of surface EMG signals. At the same time, the signal acquisition rate of the EMG is much higher than the transmission rate, so real-time transmission will lead to memory overflow. Therefore, this paper uses the fixed threshold algorithm as the control decision in the outgoing process, and tests the integral mean value of six different data sets and the grasping speed and reaction force of the gripper. It is finally found that when the data set has 20 elements, the delay is not large and the data is not easy to be blocked due to good real-time performance.


sEMG, Intelligent workshop products, Moving target tracking

Cite This Paper

Fangqi Cao, Fang Peng, Simin Chen, Miaozhe Cai. Control of external devices based on sEMG signals. Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science (2022), Vol. 5, Issue 14: 126-132. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJCIS.2022.051418.


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