Using smartphone bases biodevices for analyzing physiological, psychological and behavioral user’s habits
Document typeConference lecture
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As a consequence of increasing life expectancy, the promotion of lifestyles that allow aging wellbeing guarantees has acquired great importance in the developed countries. However, the adherence to healthy behaviors in young and adult people remains as a big problem in the community health field. The development of markers of adherence to healthy lifestyles and the evaluation its effectiveness is a goal of many research groups. This paper presents a system for analyzing physiological, psychological and behavioural user’s habits using a smartphone and externals biodevices. We use an Android smartphone with an internal tri-axial accelerometer and GPS to monitor physical activity. The smartphone is connected via Bluetooth to a respiratory sensor for breath monitoring. In addition, Android application contains psychological questionnaires to analyze user’s mood state and at the same, social interaction is analyzed tracking phone usage and user’s social network. Finally, the collected information is sent to a remote server for a long-term processing.
CitationGuede, F. [et al.]. Using smartphone bases biodevices for analyzing physiological, psychological and behavioral user’s habits. A: Biodevices. "Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices". Barcelona: SciTePress, 2013, p. 243-248.