16 Year Old Delhi Boy Built a Touch-free Doorbell

16 Year Old Delhi Boy Built a Touch-free Doorbell
In a safety measure in opposition to the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19), a 16-year-old Delhi boy has developed an automatic touch-free doorbell with the target of social distancing.

Sarthak Jain from the Modern Public School Shalimar Bagh New Delhi, of sophistication 11, designed this door-bell challenge to interrupt the chain of lethal coronavirus. According to Jain, it’s an automatic touchless doorbell with ultrasonic sensors. The sensor can detect the presence of an individual or object inside a distance of 30 to 50 cm and produce the ‘beep ‘sound from the buzzer with out touching the bell.

“I programmed Arduino such that when the ultrasonic sensor will detect the presence of an individual in the range of 50cm it will respond by producing a buzzer sound,” Jain stated. “Amidst corona pandemic I see everyone wearing a mask even while they are in home or balconies. This compelled me to contemplate on all possible ways that this virus could be brought to my home. It struck me that even doorbell can be one of the potential carriers. So I decided to design a smart doorbell,” Jain defined.

According to the 16-year-old boy, door-bell is a medium of transferring virus as it’s used most occasions in our each day routine and therefore the probabilities of spreading virus will increase. “keeping in this mind, I have designed this project so that it can become a part of saving this world,” he added.

He additionally thanked his college Principal Alka Kapur who motivated him.

“We have an ‘ATAL TINKERING LAB’ in our school which has provided us a platform to explore, be creative and keep tinkering all times,” Jain stated.

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