This is such a great project! Check it out, from Team MakersUPV: Mireia Flores, Isabel Fernández Palou, Javier Poveda, Pablo Fernández Silva, Jaime Laborda up on Hackster.io.
Why this project?
Currently there are on the market two types of pill dispensers: non-electric and automatic ones. Although the majority of them have a reminder mechanism (not always suitable for people with visual or sensory impairments), both types normally require a person who organizes the pills daily or weekly in different compartments, making the patient a dependent person. Nowadays due to Covid-19, family members or assistants to the elderly have more difficulties to take care of dependent persons.
That is why we saw the necessity to create a smart pill dispenser which doesn’t need a handmade pill organization, accessible to disabled people, and has the capacity to help the patients be more independent.
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