Instructables: exploring - technology - health - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 04:18:12 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Electric Powered Wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Powered-Wheelchair/
DIY Electric Powered Wheelchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/I5V0/IW5JBL0J/F3NI5V0IW5JBL0J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/I5V0/IW5JBL0J/F3NI5V0IW5JBL0J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/I5V0/IW5JBL0J/F3NI5V0IW5JBL0J.SMALL.jpg jtaggard When studying Mechanical Engineering at UC Davis we were required to participate in a Senior Design Project. For my project, I chose to work on a DIY Electric Powered Wheelchair that anyone could build. Myself and two of my classmates used our engineering background over the course of two quarters...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:12:01 PST
Super Simple Electrocardiogram (ECG) Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Electrocardiogram-ECG-Circuit/
Super Simple Electrocardiogram (ECG) Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/DUBJ/IV0AZS0J/FA7DUBJIV0AZS0J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/DUBJ/IV0AZS0J/FA7DUBJIV0AZS0J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/DUBJ/IV0AZS0J/FA7DUBJIV0AZS0J.SMALL.jpg ohoilett Electrocardiography is the study of the electrical signals produced by the heart during the cardiac cycle. Doctors monitor a person's electrocardiogram (ECG) in order to assess how the heart is functioning and can be used to diagnose a variety of cardiac diseases. The ECG is thought to have first be...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 08:28:01 PST
Handy Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-Handle-1/
Handy Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/KV8I/IUORK1S0/F4GKV8IIUORK1S0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/KV8I/IUORK1S0/F4GKV8IIUORK1S0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/KV8I/IUORK1S0/F4GKV8IIUORK1S0.SMALL.jpg charlotte.dua We made a tangible interface for design for health, this is a master module of LUCA school of art Genk Belgium. We needed to make a solution for people with a special disease. Therefor we chose to make something for people with rheumatoid arthritis. The problem with this people is that they have def...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:23:33 PDT
SitSat - my personal office chair sitting pattern monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/SitSat-My-Personal-Office-Chair-Sitting-Pattern-Mo/
SitSat - my personal office chair sitting pattern monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/JI0V/IUG0MR5G/FHLJI0VIUG0MR5G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/JI0V/IUG0MR5G/FHLJI0VIUG0MR5G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/JI0V/IUG0MR5G/FHLJI0VIUG0MR5G.SMALL.jpg praju1 This project is intended to change the behavior of office employees with smart monitoring of sitting pattern.Motivation:The story to start this project is not new, in fact everyone know the harmful consequences of sitting for long hours on office chair. Obesity and Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) ar...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:15:29 PDT
GlovePlus http://www.instructables.com/id/GlovePlus/
GlovePlus - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/ZVE3/IU17X7WT/F2PZVE3IU17X7WT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/ZVE3/IU17X7WT/F2PZVE3IU17X7WT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/ZVE3/IU17X7WT/F2PZVE3IU17X7WT.SMALL.jpg gursimransingh Glove Plus is a novel device which smartlycombines various standard medical instruments into one wearable device and provides a social media application for consultancy. It uses a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B as the processing platform.For the first prototype, I used the Arduino Uno. But it runs better wi...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 08:33:46 PDT
PulseSim - Photoplethysmograph (Heartbeat) Analog Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/PulseSim-Photoplethysmograph-Heartbeat-Analog-Simu/
PulseSim - Photoplethysmograph (Heartbeat) Analog Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/YZJ6/ISCBJIPJ/F61YZJ6ISCBJIPJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/YZJ6/ISCBJIPJ/F61YZJ6ISCBJIPJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/YZJ6/ISCBJIPJ/F61YZJ6ISCBJIPJ.SMALL.jpg ohoilett The volume of blood in our fingers changes at different parts of the cardiac cycle (heartbeat). Immediately following ventricular contraction (when the heart pumps blood out of the ventricles and to the rest of the body), the volume of blood in the fingers increases slightly. This change in blood vo...
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 12:38:28 PDT
PulseFit - DIY Heart Sensor with Auto-Adjusted Threshold and Heart-Shaped LED Heartbeat Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Sensor-With-AutoAdjusted-Threshold-and-Heart/
PulseFit - DIY Heart Sensor with Auto-Adjusted Threshold and Heart-Shaped LED Heartbeat Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/JZ6Y/IPZPI1N4/F6UJZ6YIPZPI1N4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/JZ6Y/IPZPI1N4/F6UJZ6YIPZPI1N4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/JZ6Y/IPZPI1N4/F6UJZ6YIPZPI1N4.SMALL.jpg ohoilett I am a Biomedical Engineering (BME) graduate student at Purdue University. As a BME, I really enjoy making quick and easy projects that highlight some sort of physiological quantity. Heart rate is such an activity. There are numerous projects that deal with detecting a person's heart beat all over t...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:31:49 PDT
Surgery + Fully 3D Printed Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Surgery-Fully-3D-Printed-Mold/
Surgery + Fully 3D Printed Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/6YEO/IPTJA5A6/FI16YEOIPTJA5A6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/6YEO/IPTJA5A6/FI16YEOIPTJA5A6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/6YEO/IPTJA5A6/FI16YEOIPTJA5A6.SMALL.jpg Elizeu Filho Hello!This post will show the entire development, from modeling to execution of fully printed 3D objects: an edge, a cranial prosthesis and most importantly, a printed mold completely in 3D that were used in a Cranioplasty surgery. It used free software - Blender - for modeling of objects.!!!!!!!!!!...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:53:13 PDT
3d Printed Pill Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Pill-Dispenser/
3d Printed Pill Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/O7PZ/IPH6WQJL/FC6O7PZIPH6WQJL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/O7PZ/IPH6WQJL/FC6O7PZIPH6WQJL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/O7PZ/IPH6WQJL/FC6O7PZIPH6WQJL.SMALL.jpg TanyaAkinora From time to time we all take different medicines.Often we forget to take a pill on time. Pill Dispenser invented for such cases. I created a universal dispenser that will help you or your family exactly adhere to the instructions of the doctor and take pills in time. Thanks to 3D printing we have a...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 22:54:06 PDT
3D Printing Health: Custom DIY Orthotics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Health-Custom-DIY-Orthotics/
3D Printing Health: Custom DIY Orthotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/SSHL/IPWUK4ID/FUKSSHLIPWUK4ID.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/SSHL/IPWUK4ID/FUKSSHLIPWUK4ID.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/SSHL/IPWUK4ID/FUKSSHLIPWUK4ID.SMALL.jpg Matter921 *Update:* We are thrilled to announce that our project and story has recently been featured by several DIY websites across the web. Thanks for your support and helping share our project! 3DPrint.com: "With self-sustainability available at the 3D printer, designers like Matter921 are showing us exact...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:40:50 PDT
3d printed medical vein finder http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Medical-Vein-Finder/
3d printed medical vein finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2MJT/IO6DTS9T/FE82MJTIO6DTS9T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2MJT/IO6DTS9T/FE82MJTIO6DTS9T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2MJT/IO6DTS9T/FE82MJTIO6DTS9T.SMALL.jpg AlexS154 Hello there.My name is Alex , I am a military automotive engineer and my girlfriend is a registered nurse . Her job task is to take blood samples for further analyses from patients of all ages ( especially young ) . Her first day at her new job wasn't that great because she wasn't that experienced i...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:00:57 PDT
Rijido, making more affordable & comfortable prosthetic sockets. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rijido-Making-More-Comfortable-Prosthetic-Sockets/
Rijido, making more affordable & comfortable prosthetic sockets. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ISZB/INRZEFJM/FW3ISZBINRZEFJM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ISZB/INRZEFJM/FW3ISZBINRZEFJM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ISZB/INRZEFJM/FW3ISZBINRZEFJM.SMALL.jpg oscarovira Rijido, making more affordable & comfortable prosthetic sockets. "The Amputee Coalition of America estimates that there are 185,000 new lower extremity amputations each year just within the United States and an estimated population of 2 million American amputees." [advancedamputees.com]Prostheses ...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 19:54:39 PDT
How to Make 3D Printing in Homes and Offices Safer, by Building an Enclosure That Filters Gases and Particulate Matter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-3D-Printing-in-Homes-and-Offices-Safer/
How to Make 3D Printing in Homes and Offices Safer, by Building an Enclosure That Filters Gases and Particulate Matter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F49/9TXM/IN362ZV4/F499TXMIN362ZV4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F49/9TXM/IN362ZV4/F499TXMIN362ZV4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F49/9TXM/IN362ZV4/F499TXMIN362ZV4.SMALL.jpg Langhalsdino My goal with this project was to make 3D printing in small homes and offices located in an urban environment with no dedicated workshop safer, since 3D printing involves possible health risks. Therefore, this will be an instruction on how to build a DIY 3D printing enclosure that filters gases and p...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:52:53 PDT
Reset your circadian clock “biological body clock” with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Reset-Your-Circadian-Clock-biological-Body-Clock-W/
Reset your circadian clock “biological body clock” with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/3HDX/IIQA25UZ/FXZ3HDXIIQA25UZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/3HDX/IIQA25UZ/FXZ3HDXIIQA25UZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/3HDX/IIQA25UZ/FXZ3HDXIIQA25UZ.SMALL.jpg arduinomaster Inspiration to reset your biological body clock and improve your health and sleep hygiene with ArduinoA Circadian clock is NOT a clock we look at to tell the time. It is rather a time keeper and an oscillator within our body organisms to coordinate the biology and behavior with daily environmental c...
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 00:43:52 PST
VG-GPS Tracking,Communication,Health And Utility Device http://www.instructables.com/id/VG-CommunicationHealth-And-Utility-Device/
VG-GPS Tracking,Communication,Health And Utility Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/G3UM/IHAG39RS/FL7G3UMIHAG39RS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/G3UM/IHAG39RS/FL7G3UMIHAG39RS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/G3UM/IHAG39RS/FL7G3UMIHAG39RS.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 "The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good people."-Thomas Jefferson.Hi, last week I had my unit tests and now it was time to spend time in my workspace. I thank instructables for being such an awesome place where we can make beyond the bou...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 07:44:10 PST
SUMO : Smart Pulse Monitor ( A Low Cost Smart ECG ) http://www.instructables.com/id/SUMO-Smart-Pulse-Monitor-A-Low-Cost-Smart-ECG-/
SUMO : Smart Pulse Monitor ( A Low Cost Smart ECG ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/1OWY/IGO1EW1E/FZH1OWYIGO1EW1E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/1OWY/IGO1EW1E/FZH1OWYIGO1EW1E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/1OWY/IGO1EW1E/FZH1OWYIGO1EW1E.SMALL.jpg Geeve George Hello Everyone,I'm Geeve George a 15 year old Maker/Electronics Hobbyist.I love Computer Vision , Android Development and Algorithm Design.I am currently in 11th Grade Computer Science Student at Little Rock Indian School. :) Find more about me at : www.geevegeorge.co.vu.What is Electrocardiography...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 12:53:55 PST
Intel Edison smart wearable baby monitor - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-smart-wearable-baby-monitor/
Intel Edison smart wearable baby monitor - Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/JLHS/IAWC2MKJ/FDNJLHSIAWC2MKJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/JLHS/IAWC2MKJ/FDNJLHSIAWC2MKJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/JLHS/IAWC2MKJ/FDNJLHSIAWC2MKJ.SMALL.jpg Cryptic_Metaphore I hope you enjoy the invention the 4BaBi group showed off at the Intel IoT, London Roadshow 2015! The newly released Intel Edison is an awesome full System on a Chip (SoC) not much bigger than an SD card. It has full Bluetooth & WiFi for our largely wireless first world, and it boasts 40-GPIOs you ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:37:32 PDT
Wireless Caretaker's Emergency Band http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Caretakers-Emergency-Band/
Wireless Caretaker's Emergency Band - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/VQ5E/IAMCCXXR/FYYVQ5EIAMCCXXR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/VQ5E/IAMCCXXR/FYYVQ5EIAMCCXXR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/VQ5E/IAMCCXXR/FYYVQ5EIAMCCXXR.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 We often see people who are disables and are not able to do their work alone and need help at every moment .. Sometimes they can caught up with sudden heart arrest , urine block , and many more. At that time the old age people are not in the condition that they can first aid themselves ,so they need...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 01:43:46 PDT
HealthBand: A Remotely Monitored Health Status Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/HealthBand/
HealthBand: A Remotely Monitored Health Status Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/WFR7/IA2K5D7R/FSVWFR7IA2K5D7R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/WFR7/IA2K5D7R/FSVWFR7IA2K5D7R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/WFR7/IA2K5D7R/FSVWFR7IA2K5D7R.SMALL.jpg ASCAS HealthBand is an innovative solution for detecting and locating a person whose health in in grave danger. It's mostly designed as a remote rescue system for people who are at risk of having stroke, cardiac arrest and heart attack. HealthBand is a smartphone synced mobile health monitoring bracelet c...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 17:40:36 PDT
T.E.E.T.H. - Adding IOT to Your Home with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/TEETH-Adding-IOT-to-Your-Home-with-Intel-Edison/
T.E.E.T.H. - Adding IOT to Your Home with Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/GNMO/I4ID73R2/FRUGNMOI4ID73R2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/GNMO/I4ID73R2/FRUGNMOI4ID73R2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/GNMO/I4ID73R2/FRUGNMOI4ID73R2.SMALL.jpg ncarver TEETH stands for Timer Encouraging Everyone To Health. It uses the Intel Edison board's small form factor to upgrade your toothbrush holder to an IOT Home Appliance. This smart upgrade is great for health-conscious folks, those under dental supervision, or anyone who wants to improve their habits. A...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 19:54:39 PST
Break Forcing Chair Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Break-Forcing-Chair-Pad/
Break Forcing Chair Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/737S/I3DQ3P29/F45737SI3DQ3P29.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/737S/I3DQ3P29/F45737SI3DQ3P29.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/737S/I3DQ3P29/F45737SI3DQ3P29.SMALL.jpg kayamafu These are the directions to make the Break Forcing Pad that was originally created by myself, Taylor Payne, Jacob Senitza, and Daniel Olsson.This device was made as a pad for a work chair to ensure that someone does not sit all day for extended periods of time. It logs and monitors how long someone...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 20:14:16 PST
The Pill Reminder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pill-Reminder/
The Pill Reminder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SMALL.jpg jschrempp Back in January 2014 I was at a meetup of Baby Boomer Makers at TechShop in San Carlos, California. We were going around the table, each taking a turn to talk about projects we'd like to do. Bob spoke up to describe a problem his elderly mother was having - she couldn't remember to take her medicine...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:29:01 PDT
Musical Exercise: Workout Shirt MP3 Player Powered by Exercise http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Exercise-Workout-Shirt-MP3-Player-Powered-/
Musical Exercise: Workout Shirt MP3 Player Powered by Exercise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MYZN/HUJ96T1T/FMEMYZNHUJ96T1T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MYZN/HUJ96T1T/FMEMYZNHUJ96T1T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MYZN/HUJ96T1T/FMEMYZNHUJ96T1T.SMALL.jpg bbrodsky People love listening to music while exercising. Music provides the motivation needed for individuals to keep exerting energy and get in shape. So, because people enjoy listening to music while exercising, what if an MP3 player only played an individual's music while they are active? Using music as ...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 02:22:27 PDT
Squat Sense http://www.instructables.com/id/Squat-Sense/
Squat Sense - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/NYL0/HUL8W88R/F32NYL0HUL8W88R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/NYL0/HUL8W88R/F32NYL0HUL8W88R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/NYL0/HUL8W88R/F32NYL0HUL8W88R.SMALL.jpg kimoakes With weight loaded on your back, what feels like "below parallel" often isn't. Proper squat execution is lowering your hips past your knees (breaking parallel). I created Squat Sense as a detector for this break in parallel. How it works: By using a push button, the wearer can set the value ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 12:37:46 PDT
Electric Eel: Soft, Stimulating Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Eel-Soft-Stimulating-Toy/
Electric Eel: Soft, Stimulating Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/C3OT/HSHQQKTE/FKYC3OTHSHQQKTE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/C3OT/HSHQQKTE/FKYC3OTHSHQQKTE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/C3OT/HSHQQKTE/FKYC3OTHSHQQKTE.SMALL.jpg blorgggg UpdateAfter background research and testing on electro-tactile displays and E-Stim, the keys to getting good safe results are:1) High Voltage - Low Amperage (Keep it below 1mA), adjust voltages from 3- 24 volts (whatever is comfortable for you!)2) Make good contact - Use a conductive gel between you...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:52:18 PDT
Create an Internet Connected Pill Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-Internet-Connected-Pill-Dispenser/
Create an Internet Connected Pill Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/M9OA/HM8DG27L/F26M9OAHM8DG27L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/M9OA/HM8DG27L/F26M9OAHM8DG27L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/M9OA/HM8DG27L/F26M9OAHM8DG27L.SMALL.jpg mazzmn The P.I.L. Box - A Better Medication Reminder System Studies show the consequences of patients not taking medications according to doctor's orders can be serious, especially in older patients.With today's low cost micro-controllers and sensors (and the incentive of the Radio Shack / Instructables Mi...
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 20:07:41 PDT
How to make ECG pads & conductive gel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-ECG-pads-conductive-gel/
How to make ECG pads & conductive gel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/RHJ9/GX3LRH45/FIERHJ9GX3LRH45.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/RHJ9/GX3LRH45/FIERHJ9GX3LRH45.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/RHJ9/GX3LRH45/FIERHJ9GX3LRH45.SMALL.jpg Engineering for Change It's easy to find a bedside monitor in a hospital in the developing world, but it's harder to find one in use. Western hospitals replace their electrocardiogram machines every few years and donate their used equipment. The second-hand machines work fine, with one glaring exception: They don't come w...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:18:09 PST
Portable 3-lead Electrocardiograph http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Portable-3-lead-Electrocardiograph/
Portable 3-lead Electrocardiograph - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/KKQV/GGPEU2JA/FGKKKQVGGPEU2JA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/KKQV/GGPEU2JA/FGKKKQVGGPEU2JA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/KKQV/GGPEU2JA/FGKKKQVGGPEU2JA.SMALL.jpg lw119 I am not a medical professional. Construct and use this device at your own risk. Introduction:   In this instructable I will demonstrate how to make an electrocardiograph (EKG) for monitoring your hear rate via leads taped to your skin. The output will be used to switch an LED on and off with each...
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 23:36:05 PST
Analog LED Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-LED-Table/
Analog LED Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/CEZM/GE8ACUAR/FT6CEZMGE8ACUAR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/CEZM/GE8ACUAR/FT6CEZMGE8ACUAR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/CEZM/GE8ACUAR/FT6CEZMGE8ACUAR.SMALL.jpg iminthebathroom This is my instructable on building a simple LED table that works and responds in an analog manner. It was to be built of individual pods with 4 LED's with there own photo-transistor to detect movement, or rather a disturbance in the light/wave patterns above them. It seemed simple at first, hook up...
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 08:41:43 PDT
Portable Wheelchair ramps http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Wheelchair-ramps/
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Fri, 30 Apr 2010 08:16:13 PDT
Wild Wheelchair footrest pads and bumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Wild-Wheelchair-footrest-pads-and-bumper/
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By: DarkRubyMoon

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Thu, 20 May 2010 11:18:23 PDT
The Automatic Medication Dispencer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Automatic-Medication-Dispencer/
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Tue, 18 May 2010 14:04:48 PDT
The Incredible Amazing Stick! For elevator buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Incredible-Amazing-Stick-For-elevator-buttons/
The Incredible Amazing Stick! For elevator buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/CPX9/G91Y4SCI/FNCCPX9G91Y4SCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/CPX9/G91Y4SCI/FNCCPX9G91Y4SCI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/CPX9/G91Y4SCI/FNCCPX9G91Y4SCI.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon This is called the incredible elevator stick, but it is very versatile for many many uses.  Sometimes the simplest inventions are the most useful.  Back when I was in high-school, I would often have to use an elevator to get from one floor of the school to the next.  As I am in a wheelchair, it was ...
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Wed, 12 May 2010 17:54:42 PDT
Motion Feedback MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Feedback-MP3-Player/
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Wed, 7 Apr 2010 17:46:03 PDT
How To Enter the Humana Health by Design Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Humana-Health-by-Design-Contest/
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Wed, 7 Apr 2010 09:44:03 PDT