An IoT-based pervasive body hydration tracker (PHT)

Chin, Jeannette ORCID: and Tisan, Alin (2015) An IoT-based pervasive body hydration tracker (PHT). In: 2015 IEEE 13th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2015-07-22 - 2015-07-24.

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Urinary system disorders may be prevented by achieving a good body hydration level (BHL). This paper investigated a measurement platform set-up for detecting the shade of the (yellow) colour and its integration with the IoT principles [14] for providing ubiquitous services to the users (citizens). We propose a smart IoT-based holistic system that consists of a urine colour measurement component to be fitted in urinals. Based on RGB colour theory, the system was implemented using myRio board and interacts with a mobile application. Bio-samples (urine) gathered from volunteers were tested. A comparison of results was made by further testing the samples with a hand-held refractometer. The results showed that it is possible to infer the BHL by analysing the blue values of RGB colour and compare the results with the recommended colour chart [8]. We believe that the proposed system promotes sustainable healthy lifestyle through its ubiquitous ?on-the-go? self-test solution and raise BHL awareness in a more ?greener? and ?personal? way

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: array(0x7feaf0e41e80),sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Cyber Security Privacy and Trust Laboratory
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2019 15:30
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2023 08:30
DOI: 10.1109/INDIN.2015.7281774

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