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Hacking a UART where there never was before

Posted on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 in hacks by DP

Omron

Thanks to Andrew for sharing – check out the full post on their blog, MOAM Industries.

As part of a prototype developed 12 months ago I was tasked with reading measurements from a blood pressure cuff [sphygmomanometer] in real time. Not surprisingly there are no consumer level devices that have a serial interface because what ‘normal’ person would want such a thing!
Initially we considered our own interface for a blood pressure cuff. Just run the pump and take the readings with our own processor and pressure sensor, how hard can it be. Rather difficult it seems, the processing and knowledge required to develop a device to perform even rudimentary readings would have completely blown the time budget. Instead we looked to hack an existing device, enter the Omron RS8.

Details at MOAM Industries blog.

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  1. Drone says:

    Access control circumvented, DMCA violated, warrants issued, black helicopters launched…

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