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Eureka Springs High School
Eureka Springs, Ark.
Wristband Health Monitor

  • The wristband was conceived as a preventive tool for monitoring blood pressure levels for youth at risk.

  • Preparation for the invention process began as two students trained at the University of Arkansas to learn the mechanical design program SolidEdge.

  • The InvenTeam disassembled current blood-pressure monitoring devices to determine the vital components for its invention: pressure sensor, pump, pulse sensor, and release valve.

  • Aimed to be an affordable accessory, the wristband prototype included a miniaturized pump, microcontroller, and LCD screen.

  • Machinists at the University of Arkansas offered to fabricate the InvenTeam’s prototype, when design modifications have been completed.