Week 3 Techniques – Hardware for Wearables

Week 3 Presentation: Here

 

Class Notes

Microcontrollers

Sewable Microcontrollers

Small Microcontrollers

Installing Boards

Sensors

  • Accelerometers: movement
  • Gyroscope: rotation
  • Flex sensor: bend
  • Force sensor(FSR): pressure
  • Stretch sensor
  • Muscle sensor: ECG (Electrocardiography)
  • Microphone
  • EEG(Electroencephalography)
  • Capacitive Touch Sensor
  • DIY Sensors

Digital Read

Analog Read

Internal Pull-up Resistor

Installing Libraries

I2C Communication

Actuators

  • Light: LEDs
  • Tactile: motors
  • Heat: heating pad

DigitalWrite

AnalogWrite

NeoPixels

In-class Demo Code

https://github.com/ZhuJingwen/circuit-playground-examples

https://github.com/ZhuJingwen/intro-to-wearables-2019