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GroveStreams: Basic Data Upload

Click the image to see it in all its glory. Having used the sample GroveStreams Arduino code to simulate a temperature sensor, my next step has been to verify how data can be sent to the GroveStreams chart generator for

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GroveStreams + Arduino = Cloud Display for Sensor Data

A relatively new web service called GroveStreams allows you to upload sensor data (or any other data) to the web for display and analysis. The have a sample tutorial for the Arduino which simulates a periodic temperature reading. This displays

Posted in Sensors, Technology, Telemedicine, Wireless

microMedic Contest – We have a winner!

Well, I got a sixth place win in the Parallax microMedic contest with the Heartduino, an Arduino-based heart-rate monitor which displays the HR on a video screen. Below are the pages announcing the microMedic winners for which I submitted my

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Champlain Mini Maker Faire

The Champlain Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 28, and 29, at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn in Shelburne Vermont. I’ll be showing my Arduino projects. Look for a feast of 3d printers, robots, innovators,

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Nootropic Video Experimenter: Kit Assembly

They were out of stock with the assembled boards, so I bought the kit for a savings of $10.00.  I followed the instructions on the web, without problems taking probably double the estimated time of one hour, I took two.

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Pew Survey on Patients’ Attitude Toward Health & Technology

Interesting stuff. Here’s the data regarding people with chronic conditions…. People living with chronic conditions: In order to segment this group, we asked a series of questions to determine if a respondent is living with any of the following health

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Posted in Healthcare Reform, Patient Engagement, Personal Technology, Technology-Enabled Home, Telemedicine

TVOut: Make your Arduino talk to your TV.

I’ve been trying out the (frankly, brilliant) TVOut library by Miles Metzler which allows your Arduino to talk to a TV using either NTSC (North America) or PAL (Europe) composite video. The hardware setup takes only two resistors, three jumper wires

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