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Microcontroller measures heart rate through fingertip

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Heart rate is a very vital health parameter that is directly related to the soundness of the human cardiovascular system. This project describes a technique of measuring the heart rate through a fingertip using a PIC microcontroller. While the heart is beating, it is actually pumping blood throughout the body, and that makes the blood volume inside the finger artery to change too. This fluctuation of blood can be detected through an optical sensing mechanism placed around the fingertip. The signal can be amplified further for the microcontroller to count the rate of fluctuation, which is actually the heart rate.


 
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Step 1: Sensor assembly

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The sensor unit consists of an infrared light-emitting-diode (IR LED) and a photo diode, placed side by side, and the fingertip is placed over the sensor assembly, as shown below. The IR LED transmits an infrared light into the fingertip, a part of which is reflected back from the blood inside the finger arteries. The photo diode senses the portion of the light that is reflected back. The intensity of reflected light depends upon the blood volume inside the fingertip. So, every time the heart beats the amount of reflected infrared light changes, which can be detected by the photo diode. With a high gain amplifier, this little alteration in the amplitude of the reflected light can be converted into a pulse.
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gikonyo.james11 hours ago
Hi can you send me the source code of this project and any other important information at jcalmity@gmail.com
BenzynohS2 days ago

could you send me the programming codes and other details?

bensonngacha@gmail.com

Thanks.

LikithaB3 days ago

An elderly person measures his heart rate routinely and based on the result,an automatic voice instruction has to be given to the person like example,your heart rate is normal(70-90),if in range 40-65 something,if above 100 something,

the 1st challenge:the person would measure for every 2 hour,only then the sensor should get activated.

2nd challenge:to print at what time of the day the person measured..

3rd challenge:to tabulate result of heart beat sensor of whole day...

Any suggestions is welcome and wil be of great help..

mail id:likithanayaka93@gmail.com

LikithaB3 days ago

An elderly person measures his heart rate routinely and based on the result,an automatic voice instruction has to be given to the person like example,your heart rate is normal(70-90),if in range 40-65 something,if above 100 something,

the 1st challenge:the person would measure for every 2 hour,only then the sensor should get activated.

2nd challenge:to print at what time of the day the person measured..

3rd challenge:to tabulate result of heart beat sensor of whole day...

Any suggestions is welcome and wil be of great help..

mail id:likithanayaka93@gmail.com

LikithaB3 days ago

An elderly person measures his heart rate routinely and based on the result,an automatic voice instruction has to be given to the person like example,your heart rate is normal(70-90),if in range 40-65 something,if above 100 something,

the 1st challenge:the person would measure for every 2 hour,only then the sensor should get activated.

2nd challenge:to print at what time of the day the person measured..

3rd challenge:to tabulate result of heart beat sensor of whole day...

Any suggestions is welcome and wil be of great help..

mail id:likithanayaka93@gmail.com

hi could you please send me the code to staceyhammmond_95@hotmail.com

galvakojis1 month ago

Done it, it was my first bigger project, and maybe too hard for beginner. But code is working only on PIC16F628A, but not on a PIC16F628

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Good Day Sir!

Can you give me the pcb layout of your project.??? :)

And the simulation of this project if you don't mind.

Hope to reply as soon as possible.

Thank You so MUCH.

GODBLESS.

This is my e-mail address.

skyweak0024@gmail.com

Good Day Sir!

Can you give me the pcb layout of your project.??? :)

And the simulation of this project if you don't mind.

Hope to reply as soon as possible.

Thank You so MUCH.

GODBLESS.

This is my e-mail address.

skyweak0024@gmail.com

my dear .. plz connect this project but it not work >> i was using pic16f628a

but it not work !!

plz send me the source code and all names of all components and explain to me how you connect the circuit on akrm33766@yahoo.com

or on facebook https://www.facebook.com/akram44444

RazanN15 days ago

could you send me the programming codes and other details?

razannasr97@gmail.com

thank u

RazanN15 days ago

could you send me the programming codes and other details?

razannasr97@gmail.com

thank u

sir can u plz send me the code at reagan1331@gmail.com

hi good day sir! i would like to know if this kind of project can be implemented using fujitsu mb90f387s? or would PIC16F628A can send data or communicate to fujitsu mb90f387s?

i really need help badly for our school project. and would like to seek more suggestions/ideas? pls do reply @ my mail. ckcanete@gmail.com. thank you.

ECE_Guy1 month ago
Interesting project, good work. I am disappointed by the comments below. Your project was clear and easy to follow and any modifications would be very simple. The sheer number of "final year electrical engineering students" who can't figure out what you did is appalling! This is all very basic circuitry that has been very clearly presented. To all you students, experiment! You will learn a lot and really understand the principles you've learned in school.
RejaneA ECE_Guy1 month ago

Good day sir,

can i have the list of components needed as well as the program code .. THANKS in advance.. enajer22@gmail.com

plz sir ... send me source code !!!

RejaneA1 month ago

Good Day,

THUMBS up for the inventor! UHmm. Can I have the components list needed and also the program code. here is my email - enajer22@gmail.com

Thanks in Advance,, This would help me a lot in my studies,

manojd21 month ago

Dear galvakojis,

I did ISIS simulation. But there is a problem with clear button. Can you send "c programm or hex file" for my email. mddilhara@gmail.com

Thanks

mddilhara

rayvanne911 month ago

Can i have the program code much better if it is in assembly language thank you sir have a good day
Mail me plss (rayvanne91@rocketmail.com)

rayvanne911 month ago

Can i have the program code much better if it is in assembly language thank you sir have a good day
Mail me plss (rayvanne91@rocketmail.com)

sourabhs1 month ago

I'm supposed to do same project as a mini project for my college. BUT by using STM32f3 Discovery kit( ARM cortex m4).

Can i interface optocoupler pair with stm32f3 kit. if yes please tell me what all i require .

THANKS!!

PLEASE SEND THE INFO......

hello,my self syed faizan kazmi,EE dept, final year wants to built this project as my major project so can you please send me the entire things used...like ckt dig,programming code and apparatus required..... urgent please send ASAP...

syedfaizan32@gmail.com

payals11 month ago

I am interested in this project.Can u give me all info about this pro???

My email id is payal.dtis@gmail.com

Plz do it fast.......

Ann RoseM1 month ago

Can I ask for the program code? Please.

Please send it here: annrosejessica@gmail.com.

Thank you in advance.

cooldharap6 months ago
working absolutely fine
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Can I ask for the program code? Please.

Please send it here: annrosejessica@gmail.com.

Thank you in advance.

UmmeR1 cooldharap5 months ago

hey dude!!! can u send me the details about components!! urgent!!

ashurumarabia@gmail.com

TheMrGamer UmmeR14 months ago
Sorry for replying so late .... everything along with source code is given in thr instructable but still if u find any difficuly feel free to contact

hey dude!!! i'm interested on this project ...please save my life... :( its a urgent case

can u send me the details about this project, the programmings codes/ and other details??!....

here my email : mohamadhakim97@yahoo.com

i liked this circuit.buddy wil u plz snd me the program code and other detaiil to my mail id(sojanthomas966@gmail.com) plzzzzzzzzzzzzz

can you send me part list required for this

hey man. could you send me the programming codes and other details? my email address is varun9523@gmail.com

ElexE cooldharap4 months ago

heloo cooldharap can u help me pease related to this project?? I have selected it as final year project... thanks

UmmeR1 cooldharap5 months ago

please do send me the source codes dude!!

i'm interested in building this one. Could you please mail me the necessary component details at souravguragai@gmail.com

bon.markangelo@yahoo.com Please.. I need your Help.

Hey Bro. Could You Send me the Full Steps of how to do this Project and the Materials used. Thank You So Much ^_^

MohamadH11 month ago

hey dude!!! i'm interested on this project ...please save my life... :( its a urgent case

can u send me the details about this project, the programmings codes/ and other details??!....

here my mail id : mohamadhakim97@yahoo.com / mhakim481@gmail.com

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