Low-Cost IoT Based Spirometer Device with Silicon Pressure Sensor

  • Sudhir Anakal
  • P. Sandhya
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1118)


Spirometer device is used to conduct test to check person’s lung capacities. Spirometer test helps to know the measurements of the quantity of air inhaled and exhaled by the lungs during a certain period of time to determine the pulmonary capacity. This data can be used to determine normal lung function, as well as diagnose a variety of pulmonary conditions. These measurements are useful when it comes to diagnosis pulmonary function since results are valuable in diagnosing diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Presently, spirometers available in the market should be used by installing the required software and connecting it to the computer, and often times, these can be expensive and bulky making them hard to obtain in smaller hospitals across the globe. One of the unique things about this newly designed spirometer is that the results are stored in the cloud and they can be accessed at any time only by the authorized person.


Spirometer Cloud computing Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Arduino IoT PFT 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sudhir Anakal
    • 1
  • P. Sandhya
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ApplicationsVisvesvaraya Technological UniversityKalaburagiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer ApplicationsVisvesvaraya Technological UniversityMysuruIndia

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