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Hi,
 
I have a project for baby care system and I need your help. I need a piece of code for detecting the motion of baby and send an alert to parents.
 
I'll be grateful if you help me. Smile | :)
Posted 8-May-11 8:26am
samo00299
Edited 8-May-11 12:19pm
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Keith Barrow at 8-May-11 14:58pm
   
So basicalyy, all you need is the system written for you. Hence my vote of 1.
Pete O'Hanlon at 8-May-11 15:30pm
   
Do I get your salary for doing your job for you? If so, I might be tempted to help out.
samo00 at 16-May-11 15:58pm
   
yes ok deal ;D
Legor at 9-May-11 4:06am
   
It wont be just "a piece of code" you know. You're talking about a much more complex task there. You'd have to inform yourself about "Motion detection" in general at first.
samo00 at 16-May-11 16:00pm
   
of course i have informed my self about it !! i know that the code is not that complex ..
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Solution 3

bool GetbBabyHasMoved()
{
  return false;
}
Ah! and remember to glue the baby to the bed...
 
Now seriously:
 
it all depends on the kind of exercise they've given you... Which is the minimum movement you need to detect?
 
Using a web cam and comparing images could help...
Putting a sensor to the baby could help...
Using a cell phone with some api to find it's place could help...
...
 
Be more specific with your question please...
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Solution 2

I think your high-level analysis is correct, and OriginalGriff has kindly given you the framework for a solution.
 
Basically, you need to fit together two functional pieces:
 
1. How to detect movement - this is somewhat dependent on the particular hardware, but you will find many hits with google that will guide you.
 
2. How to send a message - with this one, you will find many articles on CodeProject; email, SMS, etc. This should be much simpler than (1).
 
When you have made a start, please post here if you have specific questions.
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ganeshkawade2003 at 9-May-11 12:08pm
   
nice one , my 5 !!!
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Solution 1

Try:
do
   {
   if (BabyMoved())
      {
      SendAlert(Parents);
      }
   } while (1==1)
The rest is specific to your hardware and software environment.
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Legor at 9-May-11 4:04am
   
Great one. I'll have to try this out! 5ved

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