A comprehensive comparison of commercial wrist- worn trackers in a young cohort in a lab- environment

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dc.contributor.author Tedesco, Salvatore
dc.contributor.author Sica, Marco
dc.contributor.author Garbay, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Barton, John
dc.contributor.author O'Flynn, Brendan
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-19T10:35:38Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-19T10:35:38Z
dc.date.issued 2018-03
dc.identifier.citation Tedesco, S., Sica, M., Garbay, T., Barton, J., O'Flynn, B. (2018) 'A Comprehensive Comparison of Commercial Wrist- Worn Trackers in a Young Cohort in a Lab- Environment', IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops, Athens, Greece, 19-23 March. doi: 10.1109/PERCOMW.2018.8480386 en
dc.identifier.startpage 415 en
dc.identifier.endpage 420 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-5386-3227-7
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/9776
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/PERCOMW.2018.8480386 en
dc.description.abstract In today's society, the use of watch-based technology is growing steadily and is being used in a wide range of applications and on different aspects of the user's life, from sport and fitness measurement, to entertainment and healthcare evaluation. Considering the multiple application fields for smartwatch/wristbands and their potential adoption in precision medicine applications, it is thus critical to investigate the performance and accuracy of these devices in different potential scenarios of interest. This study investigated the performance and accuracy of a variety of commercially available activity trackers as regards the estimation of stepcount, distance, and heart rate in a number of walking/household/sedentary activities typical in everyday life, and recreated in a lab-environment in a study population of young adults. Results show that heart rate and stepcount measurements are accurate but unstandardized activities, such as common domestic or leisure tasks, may cause large errors in some devices. Finally, travelled distance can also represent a quantification challenge when climbing up/downstairs. This preliminary work will support the next phase of the project whose goal is to evaluate elderly subjects in lab- and freeliving environments in an ambient assisted living context. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) en
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dc.subject Activity Trackers en
dc.subject Assisted Living en
dc.subject Distance en
dc.subject Heart Rate en
dc.subject Statistical Analysis en
dc.subject Steps en
dc.subject Wrist en
dc.subject Heart rate en
dc.subject Performance evaluation en
dc.subject Legged locomotion en
dc.subject Sensor systems en
dc.subject Medical services en
dc.title A comprehensive comparison of commercial wrist- worn trackers in a young cohort in a lab- environment en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Salvatore Tedesco, Tyndall Micronano Electronics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: salvatore.tedesco@tyndall.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2020-03-19T09:48:36Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder Horizon 2020 en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Athens, Greece en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress salvatore.tedesco@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress brendan.oflynn@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress john.barton@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress marco.sica@tyndall.ie
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020::RIA/689996/EU/Integrated Technology Ecosystem for ProACTive Patient Centred Care/ProACT en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Research Centres/13/RC/2077/IE/CONNECT: The Centre for Future Networks & Communications/ en

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