Electromyography (EMG)
measures the electrical activity produced by your muscles

Electrodermal Activity (EDA)
senses your sympathetic nervous system reactions

Light (LUX)
know the changes in ambient light or other light sources

Electrocardiography (ECG)
tracks the electrical changes associated with your heartbeat

Accelerometry (ACC)
know your physical activity and movement related information

Light-Emitting Diode (LED)
make your BITalino shine

a widespread standard
for short-range wireless connectivity

so that you can operate your creations


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One Kit

a world of possibilities


Micro-Controller Unit
up to 1000Hz sampling rate
6 analog inputs (4@10-bit + 2@6-bit)
4 digital inputs, and 4 digital outputs

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Live Action

Anatomy of a Bitalino

Real-time visualization software

Raw data recording
in standard ASCII text format

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Programming APIs

& growing...

the BITalino is shipped as an all-in-one board

1x BITalino Board

1x 3-lead accessory (for EMG / ECG)
1x 2-lead accessory (for EDA)
5x Pre-gelled electrodes
1x Li-Po Battery 320mAh
Software for real-time data visualization and recording
Access to programming API's in Python, Android & other languages
Access to the communication protocols


all of the content of the Board version + a 1 meter cable & we snap off the sensors for you and add RJ22 plugs to your BITalino, so you can use the sensors interchangeably or connect your own designs

all of the content of the Board version & we snap off all the individual blocks for you, enabling you to design your own BITalino-based creation

download python API

download labview API
(kudos to Gonçalo Duarte)

view opensignals manual

view hardware manual

download opensignals software



download java API

java SDK on GitHub 
(kudos to Paulo PiresI

Android Example on GitHub
(kudos to Paulo Pires) 

Microsoft's Visual C

download C# API

Microsoft's Visual C

download Matlab API

Python + pySerial
Example on GitHub

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