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A package for gathering data from the Olimex EKG/EMG Shield.

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A Python package for gathering and viewing data from the Olimex EKG/EMG Shield.



The information provided by this software is not medical advice. By using this software, You acknowledge that this software does not and should not be construed to provide health-related or medical advice, or clinical decision support, or to provide, support or replace any diagnosis, recommendation, advice, treatment or decision by an appropriately trained and licensed physician, or to create a patient-physician relationship. You hereby agree that this software will not be relied on or used, in whole or in part, for any of the preceding purposes by or on Your behalf with respect to any individual(s). If You believe You suffer from any medical condition, whether or not this software’s results support this belief, You should immediately seek professional medical advice or consult with a qualified medical professional.


pip install olimex-ekg-emg


First run both Jupyter Noteobook and Bokeh’s server:

In one terminal window:

$ jupyter notebook

In another terminal window:

$ bokeh serve

Then from within a Jupyter notebook cell:

from olimex.nb import exg; exg(<port or mock data name>)

This will start a new browser tab/window where the EKG will appear. the value passed to the exg function can be a port (eg. /dev/tty.usbmodem1411, COM1) or the name of a mock data file (nsr.bin).

To list all available ports that may be sending EKG data, use:

from olimex.utils import list_serial_ports


To list all mock data:

from olimex.utils import get_mock_data_list

_, mock_data = get_mock_data_list()

Example Output

Further Documentation

Further documentation can be found on Read the Docs.

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