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Preventing SIDS with a theremin

Use the basic hardware of a theremin to check that a sleeping baby is continuously breathing

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I have never built a theremin, but the schematics look straightforward. Then just have to figure out how to make it sensitive enough to detect the rise and fall of a tiny human's chest/back. Then sound an alarm if the breathing stops. SIDS is a terrible thing, and although the cause isn't known, it's generally agreed that the babies just fall into such a deep sleep that they forget to breath. Hopefully this could prevent that

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David Levi wrote 04/09/2017 at 03:32 point

Cool idea! Hope you update this project soon. Let me know if you need help, I've done a lot of work with cap sensors.

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Mitchell Wong Ho wrote 03/24/2017 at 12:34 point

UBER THEREMIN

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Shulie Tornel wrote 03/22/2017 at 22:19 point

THEREMIN!! :)

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