Introduction: LinkitONE Footstep Counter

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Hi,

Many of us want to count number of people entering in an event or any room. Here I will show you how you can make your own footstep counter!

Step 1: Parts

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1 x LinkitONE

1 x Pizeoeletric sensor

1 x Mat

Step 2: Connect the Sensor

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Connect your pizeo sensor to your Linkit board on its A0 pin.

Step 3: Connect USB Cable

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Connect your USB cable now so we can see serial monitor.

Step 4: Code

Burn this code to your linkitone.

void setup() {

Serial.begin(9600);

}

int number=0;

void loop() { /

if (analogRead(0)>700) {

Serial.println(number);

delay(1000);

number++;

}

}

Step 5: Keep Sensor Under a Mat

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Keep your sensor under a mat so that its hidden as shown in the image attached.

Step 6: Open Serial Monitor and Test It

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Open serial monitor, and keep some footsteps on it. You will see the values increase.

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