Vitalink

A smart wearable for coal miners to communicate in cases of emergency

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In collaboration with Arvento

This project is supported by TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey

In a nutshell

Recently, due to the mine accidents, world obliged to face dramatic results regarding human lives. Since worker safety should always come first, mine conditions should not only be checked through environment sensors as in existing techniques. VitaLink is a wearable smart device enables to communicate in cases of emergency such as a decrease in oxygen level of blood, dramatic changes of pulse value and inactivity of miner. Also via VitaLink, every miner can send an emergency call directly to operator. With the data obtained, operator can define the location of miner in order to send rescue.

Discovery

Selfie from the day that I experieced coal mine in Zonguldak, Turkey

Selfie from the day that I experieced coal mine in Zonguldak, Turkey

Interpretation

Ideation

Material Trial

Realization

Parts

Materials

Hardware Diagram

System Diagram

Finalization 

Scenarios

Preparation

Preparation

Daily Routine

Daily Routine

Decrease In Vital Signs

Decrease In Vital Signs

Emergency Call Sending

Emergency Call Sending

Sign Of Activity #1

Sign Of Activity #1

Sign Of Activity #2

Sign Of Activity #2

Graduation Jury & Exhibition

Awards & Press