IoT in Healthcare

GDG Coast Lebanon
Sat, Apr 28, 2018, 9:00 AM (EEST)

About this event

This event will introduce what is IoT and how it is used nowadays in the field of health care. It will then explore current medical equipment and products based on IoT (international products and local start-ups). A demo of measuring ECG (electrocardiogram) signal with Arduino NodeMCU and Thingspeak will follow. Finally, a hands-on workshop on reading pulse oximetry with Arduino Wemos D1 Mini, Thingspeak and IFTTT will be given.

• Main Speaker: Alaa Salam | Lamba Labs

• Detailed schedule:
- 9am to 9:30am: registration
- 9:30am to 10:15am: Intro to IoT and Its Use in Healthcare (followed by brief Q&A)
- 10:15am to 10:30am: break
- 10:30am to 11:15am:
Explore Current Solutions (International and Local) of IoT in Healthcare
-11:15am to 11:45am: Demonstration on ECG Recording with Arduino NodeMCU and Thingspeak
-11:45am to 12pm: break
- 12pm to 2pm: Hands-on Workshop: Pulse Oximetry with Arduino, Thingspeak and IFTTT

• What to bring
Hardware will be supplied by us, but please bring your laptops with Arduino ver 1.8.5 installed. Also please manage the boards to install the ESP8266 chipset package, and install the CH341SER driver beforehand. If possible, also add the zipped libraries and from GitHub. Further more, please start an account on IFTTT platform (Webhooks connected), and an account on Thingspeak.

Places are limited, and will be on basis of first come first serve.

Beginners are welcomed, but basic knowledge in networks and concepts of programming are preferred.