Steven Yuan
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Foot Traffic Analysis Using Pressure Sensors

Analyze foot traffic across a wide range of environments by embedding pressure sensors in flooring or rugs. Helium makes it portable!

IntermediateFull instructions provided4 hours3,037
Foot Traffic Analysis Using Pressure Sensors

Things used in this project

Hardware components

SparkFun RedBoard
SparkFun RedBoard
×1
Helium Starter Kit (LEGACY)
Helium Starter Kit (LEGACY)
×1
SparkFun Force Sensitive Resistor - Square
×6
Resistor 10k ohm
Resistor 10k ohm
×6
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1
2 ft. x 8 ft. Rug Gripper Pad
×2
3/4 in. x 2 ft. x 2 ft. Wooden Board Panel
×1

Software apps and online services

Cloud IoT Core
Google Cloud IoT Core
Firebase
Google Firebase
Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Story

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Schematics

Floor Board Sensor Schematic

Code

Helium: Floor Sensor Prototype

- Arduino code - Data Aggregator code - Client UI Code

Credits

Steven Yuan

Steven Yuan

1 project • 3 followers
A designer by trade, and a dabbler in all else technical

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