UASLP students obtain honorable mention in international competition, for “Asmigo”

During the XIV National and IV International Congress of Technology Applied to Health Sciences, the students of Mechatronic Engineering at the Altiplano Region Multidisciplinary Academic Unit (UAMRA) of the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí (UASLP), Martín Javier Espinosa and Luis Francisco Piña, were recognized with honorable mention in the poster category, for their project “Asmigo”.

For the development of the project that seeks to monitor the quality of the environment to alert parents and minors who suffer from asthma, the students were advised by Dr. Raquel Ávila Rodríguez, professor of the Mechatronics Engineering program on campus. Matehuala, and with the collaboration of Elizabeth Ávila Ruiz, pediatrician at the “Dr. Alberto López Hermosa”, from the State Health Secretariat.

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Amigo is a monitoring system for girls and boys with asthma, which uses sensors to measure air, pollution, oxygenation and allergensdetects possible environmental agents that could cause respiratory problems in children, in addition to alarming their parents, for timely prevention.

This prototype of an alert system to benefit the health of girls and boys, or people with asthma, began working in March 2024, where they formed a cat-shaped casing in 3d printto be friendly to children who suffer from asthma, as well as in the mechatronics process for air measurement and warning.

Due to the international recognition As part of this project, young people are seeking to patent their work and make the necessary improvements to later be able to put it on the market and help families with asthma problems.

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