Ubiquitous Approach to Body Hydration Testing

Chin, Jeannette and Tisan, Alin (2015) Ubiquitous Approach to Body Hydration Testing. In: 2015 International Conference on Intelligent Environments, 2015-07-15 - 2015-07-17.

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Abstract

Monitoring the human hydration level (BHL) is a key factor in preventing urinary system disorders. The paper proposes a smart holistic system that comprises two components: (1) a urine colour measurement system that can be installed in restrooms, and (2) a mobile app that can be used to interact with the measurement unit, track the user's BHL, view statistical data and advice. The main prototype was built based on low-cost embedded Internet devices coupled with RGB sensors and light sources. Based on the RGB theory, the system was tested in a laboratory, using liquid mixed with food colour of different shades. Results were presented on the mobile app. The system was successfully implemented, as a ubiquitous ?on-the-go? self-test solution for raising awareness in a ?greener? and ?user-friendly? way.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2019 07:30
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2020 09:41
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/71558
DOI: 10.1109/IE.2015.30

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