International Journal of Research Studies in Management
Divine Word College of San Jose Special Issue
2023 Volume 11 Issue 3
Available Online: 9 June 2023
Pablo, Trina Riztelle P.*
Divine Word College of San Jose, Philippines (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Serquiña, Jandee Shane S.
Ventura, Clariza Jean M.
Valdevieso, Mariella S.
Frias, Chariz Gela G.
Norella, Jose J., IV
Bautista, Josephine N.
Limos-Galay, Jenny A.
This study aimed to produce an automated facemask dispenser using Arduino Uno R3 to provide a relatively safe and effortless way to maintain basic personal hygiene and protect individuals from reaching any viral diseases. The researchers used an applied experimental research design and used four stages in developing and observing the product. The materials used in this study for dispensing housing were plywood, and gluing materials while for the automation were Arduino Uno R3, ultrasonic sensor, servo motor, and wirings. The Arduino Uno was configured with simple software to create the servo motor and ultrasonic sensor. The researchers used self-constructed questionnaires and 15 respondents who participated in the experiments and tested the product in order to determine the acceptability of the product. Based on the result of the experiment, it is proven that the automated face mask dispenser is convenient to use in public places and dispense one facemask at a time and the elements affecting the ultrasonic sensor’s recognition rate were the hand size, placement, and the distance from it. Further, there is a very high positive correlation between the distance of the hand from the Ultrasonic Sensor and the time it takes to be detected. Thus, the researchers propose weekly maintenance to maintain basic personal hygiene and protect individuals from any viral diseases, and it is recommended the use of LED lights for notification if the ultrasonic sensor can recognize it and to future researchers the dispenser’s supply capacity is suggested to be increased.
Keywords: facemask, Arduino UNO R3, ultrasonic sensor, applied experimental research, automated
Cite this article:
Pablo, T. R. P., Serquiña, J. S. S., Ventura, C. J. M., Valdevieso, M. S., Frias, C. G. G., Norella, J. J., IV, Bautista, J. N., & Limos-Galay, J. A. (2023). Automated facemask dispenser using Arduino UNO R3. International Journal of Research Studies in Management, 11(3), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrsm.2023.1022
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