Arduino measures heart beat rate from fingertip

The PIC16F628A based heart rate meter is one of the most popular projects published on Embedded Lab. In this article, I am going to show how to replicate the same project using a simpler platform like Arduino. The Arduino heart rate meter will use Arduino Uno, Easy Pulse Plugin, and 4-digit SPI seven segment LED display module. It computes the heart beat rate by processing the analog pulse signal output fro ...

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Arduino-based Ultrasonic Radar System via IOT

Abstract RADAR is an object-detection system which uses radio waves to determine the range, altitude, direction, or speed of objects. Radar systems come in a variety of sizes and have different performance specifications. Some radar systems are used for air-traffic control at airports, and others are used for long range surveillance and early-warning systems. A radar system is the heart of a missile guidanc ...

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Arduino Based Heartbeat Monitor

Heart rate, body temperature and blood pressure monitoring are very important parameters of human body. Doctors use various kind of medical apparatus like thermometer for checking fever or body temperature, BP monitor for blood pressure measurement and heart rate monitor for heart rate measurement. In this project, we have built an Arduino based heartbeat monitor which counts the number of heartbeats in a m ...

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Heart Beat Monitoring over Internet using Arduino and ThingSpeak

In this project we are going to make a Heart Beat Detection and Monitoring System using Arduino that will detect the heart beat using the Pulse Sensor and will show the readings in BPM (Beats Per Minute) on the LCD connected to it. It will also send the readings to ThingSpeak server using the Wi-Fi module ESP8266, so that Heart Beats can be monitored from anywhere in the world over the internet. ThingSpeak ...

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Open source EEG/ECG/EMG

Introduction Electrodes on the skin can be used to measure muscle (electromyography, EMG) brain (electroencephalography, EEG) and heart (electrocardiogram, ECG/EKG) activity. These electrophysiological measures are popular for clinical, research and hobbyist applications (such as brain computer interfaces). Most commercial systems are “medical grade” – these expensive systems offer high precision (16-24 bit ...

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Dented Joystick

Goals: The project goals are:            Adjustable number of detents Adjustable foce threshold Software controlled damping Implementation: A brief overview: The team's design utilizes several components: Arduino Leonardo Firgelli L16-50-35-12-P actuators (2x) FSRs (4x) TI L293D H bridge MSU Eagle custom PCB print     The Arduino microcontroller is the heart of the team's project. This microcontro ...

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Arduino-based Graphical Heart Rate Monitor

Introduction: Like many out there, I enjoy a good exercise session, whether it be indoors or outdoors. As part of that I purchased a Polar branded heart rate monitor, which came with a "Wearlink" chest strap and RS300Xsd receiver watch. The watch is able to do quite a bit of analysis on its own, in terms of recording heart rate averages, target zones and the like, but without the additional FlowLink device ...

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Arduino – Cannot get ECG readings from heart, but I do when I poke at the leads

down vote favorite I have a minor issue with my ECG. When I poke at the leads, I get a reading. But when I hold the leads or place it near my heart, I don't get anything. I'm pretty sure this is hardware related, but I don't want to completely rule out a potential software problem. I used this YouTube video as a guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDjRg-KgIXY, with their circuit show below. My breadboard ...

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Homebrew Arduino Pulse Monitor (Visualize Your Heartbeat)

Movies look cool with those EKG (electrocardiogram), the one that beeps and detects heart activities. A few months ago, we had to shoot a hospital scene for our school project. We needed an EKG instrument. To keep the movie authentic, we didn't want to fake the readings so we made the next best thing, a pulse monitor. Since my dad is a doctor he gave me some advice to design the pulse monitor. Let me clarif ...

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The Talking Breathalyzer using an Arduino

*** Additional info at http://droidalyzer.com/talkingbreathalyzer/index.html *** A customizable Breathalyzer that talks and tells you how much you’ve had to drink. It’s also open source and can easily be modified with your own text on the LCD screen and audio MP3 files. When tethered to a PC with a USB cable, it has additional features including character animations, Breathalyzer Tweets, text to speech, wea ...

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Arduino Breathalyzer

What is a breathalyzer you may ask? It is a device for estimating blood alcohol content (BAC) from a breath sample.In simple terms it is a device to test weather a person is drunk or not. As the title suggests it runs on the arduino.Our breathalyzer uses the MQ-3 alcohol sensor from sparkfun.It is a simple and fun to do project. This instructable explains how to create your own breathalyzer , making a shiel ...

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Arduino Online Thermometer Project

I have been researching a project which will help me with my understanding of electronics, networking, and programming.  I decided to build an online thermometer which could be used in applications that need temperature monitoring.  I currently work in a lab environment where I test, troubleshoot, and calibrate equipment which is installed in nuclear power plants . Each module must have a burn in time rangi ...

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