IJMTES – MEDICINE SPOTTER FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Paper Title : MEDICINE SPOTTER FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Author’s Name : Ms K Kokila | S Sakthi Sowmya | D Visali | M Ilavarasiunnamed

Volume 04 Issue 04 2017

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 29-32

Abstract – In this paper proposes to use visual features matching in the identification of medicine strips for visually impaired people. It proffers an application in order to expedite easy and innate way to find the medicines and to take it according to the doctor’s prescription. We use RFID scanner to scan the relevant features of RFID tag which is sticked on the medicine strip. By scanning, the details of the medicine are extracted and it will be processed both in PIC micro controller and Lab VIEW is used for the use of internet of things (IOT)which will be used to observe the person by their doctor ,if there is need. The processed information is observed at the receiver side wirelessly. After detection, audio files are played to inform about dosage, indications and contraindications of the medicine to be taken. Here we can use this device without a PC where it is controlled by PIC itself. Lab VIEW software programmed in a PC is interfaced using Bluetooth module with that device used by a person. Making use of this system , we can help many visually impaired people to take the right medicine at the time prescribed by their doctor.

Keywords— RFID, Bluetooth, Embedded Systems, Lab VIEW, Visually Impaired People, Medicine Spotter Device

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