Students produced smart wristbands for Covid-19 tracking

AA | Friday, June 25, 2021 – 17:53 | Last Updated : 25 06 2021 – 17:53

Erzincan Binali Yıldırım University Engineering Faculty Electrical-Electronics Department students produced smart wristbands for the follow-up of the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) patients in quarantine.

The smart wristband produced by the students in approximately 8 months gives a warning to the relevant units when the patient goes out of the quarantine area and the body temperature exceeds the determined level. After the warning, ambulance or security forces are sent to the patient’s house in quarantine, and necessary actions are taken.

Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronics at the Faculty of Engineering Assoc. Dr. Naim Süleyman Tınğ, in his speech at the promotional meeting of the smart bracelet held at the university, explained that the students came together online during the epidemic process and carried out such a study.


“If the patient leaves the quarantine area, the necessary information is sent to the relevant health board and follow-up is carried out. In addition, it measures the social distance between more than one person wearing this wristband and warns them by sending a signal to the wristbands on the wrists of the people. There is also a warning system for removing the wristband. You know, in the coronavirus. “Fever is one of the most important symptoms, so it had to be limited. Therefore, the patient’s temperature and body temperature are constantly measured and information is sent to the relevant health institution.”

Explaining that they did all the work on the bracelet, Tınğ said, “The most important emphasis on the bracelet is that it is completely domestic and national. We did all the work on the integrated you see. Apart from that, the software is completely our product. Therefore, we want to attempt a patent.” said.

Furkan Kurt, one of the students, stated that they did the project with 5 of his friends and stated that the hardware and software belonged to them.