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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 2, February 2020 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Automatic Medicine Teller

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Dr.P.Sivaranjani, M.Agalya, A.Ayisha, S.Abinanth



Raspberry pi, Geriatrics, IR Sensor, Buzzer, Speaker, GSM, Boxes



Nowadays, it is necessary and also mandatory to give care and medication to geriatrics. Automatic Medicine Teller is designed specifically for geriatrics to do their work independently. It prevents them from taking wrong medicine at wrong time. The main components used here are - a raspberry pi interfaced with a buzzer, IR sensor, a speaker and also with a GSM. In this design, three boxes are used, in the beginning the boxes are filled with the medicines for three sessions manually by their care taker. This device will remind the geriatrics to take correct medicine at appropriate time. This will remind the geriatrics to take the medicines correctly. The programming language used here is python. Initially a buzzer sound is intimated at a appropriate time. This sound will remind the geriatrics to take the medicine. The IR sensors are placed in each box, when the user takes the medicine within the prescribed box it does not intimate anything, else a voice message will intimate them from the speaker that they are taking the wrong medicine. When the medicine counts below certain value the message will send to their caretaker to refill the medicine through GSM. The main objective is for illiterate people and geriatrics who is suffering Alzheimer’s disease.



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