A T-shirt to monitor athlete’s dehydration trough sweat analysis (Maker Faire 2016)


 Nicola Coppedè from CNR IMEM (Institute of Materials for Electronics and Magnetism) in collaboration with HFT Smartsensors and ComfTec, presented at Rome Maker Faire 2016 an innovative t-shirt produced by HFT, that incorporate special biosensors realized directly on the textile fiber. The biosensor are devoted to the characterization of the athletes sweat during the performances

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 IoT – Internet Of Things

   In recent times, you often hear people talk about the Internet of Things, aka IoT, which is nothing more than its acronym. You begin to find this word a bit everywhere and sometimes without having the slightest idea what they’re talking about. In this article you will see in more detail what the Internet of Things is, and how it is gradually more and more influencing your lives.

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PCBGrip – an electronic assembly system for OpenBeam

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PCBGrip is a kit of mechanical components that is designed to integrate seamlessly with the framing system as OpenBeam (here to visit the official site).. Thus you can consider it as one of the kits useful for a rapid prototyping. This extension adds new features to the already enormous flexibility of the framing system, in particular, you will have a better integration of the electronic components.

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The domotic electric system: a sample project for a residential facility

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The designer must remain free to choose any other procedure, and technical solution. In this article, I describe the realization of a home automation system of medium level with the most common automation functions such as load management, alert for flooding and gas leaks, lighting, intrusion detection, blinds and shutters motor control. All of this is made possible by the universal standard Konnex system. But before discussing about the actual construction, a brief description of the various devices is necessary.

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