Design and Demonstration of Arduino based Low Cost Pulse Oximeter

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P. N. Shakthi Vananth
S. Rajalakshmi
P. Sathya


One of the main reasons for the pushback of the pandemic in India was the awareness that developed in people during the crisis. The adapting mindset of the Indian populace helped turn the tides. The Pulse Oximeter proved to be an important tool that helped in identifying the affected, to get timely healthcare. A very simple information was shared among people that the BPM (heart rate in beats per minute) should be around 60 - 100 (resting) for an average adult and the SpO2, i.e., oxygen saturation must be above 95% for all age  groups. Just this was able to counter an entire wave of the Pandemic with the help of early detections, timely isolations, immediate health care and much more. However, access to this was not available to everyone due to the high prices of these devices. This project aims to build a simple monitor module with an Arduino Nano board which can determine the Blood Oxygen level and Heart rate of a person by using the MAX30102 sensor.

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Vananth, P. N. S. ., Rajalakshmi, S. ., & Sathya, P. . (2023). Design and Demonstration of Arduino based Low Cost Pulse Oximeter. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, 11(9s), 416–423.


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