Accurately Measuring Heart Rate using Smart Watch

Smart watches are increasingly being used in various applications to monitor heart rate for exercise and health care purposes. It is crucial that the readings from these devices are accurate so that users can take proper actions according to the intensity of the heart rate. Taking actions from inaccurate readings can negatively impact the health of the user. In this work, we run a preliminary study that verifies the accuracy of wearable platforms by comparing the measurements with a clinically-grade device.

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People

  • Ho-Kyeong Ra (hk@dgist.ac.kr)
  • Hee Jung Yoon (heejung8@dgist.ac.kr)
  • Jungmo Ahn (ajm100@ajou.ac.kr)
  • JeongGil Ko (jeonggil.ko@etri.re.kr )
  • Sang Hyuk Son (son@dgist.ac.kr)

References

1. Ho-Kyeong Ra, Jungmo Ahn, Hee Jung Yoon, JeongGil Ko, and Sang Hyuk Son “WiP Abstract: Accurately Measuring Heartrate using Smart Watch”, IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), Daegu, Korea, Aug 2016.

2. Ho-Kyeong Ra, Jungmo Ahn, Hee Jung Yoon, JeongGil Ko, and Sang Hyuk Son “Poster Abstract: Accurately Measuring Heart Rate Using Smart Watch”, ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys), Standford, CA, USA, Nov. 2016.

2. Ho-Kyeong Ra, Jungmo Ahn, Hee Jung Yoon, JeongGil Ko, and Sang Hyuk Son “I am a Smartwatch, Smart Enough to Know the Accuracy of My Own Heart Rate Sensor”, ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys), Sonoma, CA, USA, Feb. 2017.