An Early Drowning Detection System for Internet of Things (IoT) Applications

Muhammad M.S Ramdhan, Muhammad Ali, Paulson N Eberechukwu, Nurzal G Effiyana, Samura Ali, M.Y Kamaludin


Drowning is the leading cause of injury or death for children and teenagers. Designing a drowning detection device by implementing an Internet of Thing (IoT) is needed. An Early Drowning Detection System (EDDS) is a system that gives an early alarm to the guardians (parents and lifeguard) if the detector triggered an abnormal heartbeat and the victims are submerged under the water for a long time. A microcontroller was used to control the signal received from a pulse sensor and time for the signal lost under the water before it is transmitted to the access point. The access point acts as a data forwarding to the database via an internet connection. Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter (UART) 433MHz radio frequency transceiver has been used to create the wireless communication between drowning detection device and monitoring hub. A triggered warning signal will be transmitted to the guardians via Android apps and web page.


Internet of thing (IoT); early drowning detection device (EDDS); universal asynchronous receiver / transmitter (UART);



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