WaistonBelt: A belt for monitoring your real abdominal circumference forever

Yuki Matsuda, Takuya Ishioka, Takashi Hasegawa, Ismail Arai, Keiichiro Iwanami, Yutaka Arakawa, Naoya Saito, Keiichi Yasumoto

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Abstract

Metabolic syndrome becomes a serious problem in our life, because it is one of the reasons of arteriosclerosis, heart disease or stroke. In order to prevent a person from becoming a metabolic syndrome, it is important to know own current actual abdominal circumference, and care by yourself. However, any wearable devices cannot measure abdominal circumference. In this paper, we propose and implement a belt-type wearable device, called "WaistonBelt", and a smartphone application that can keep monitoring an abdominal circumference forever. "WaistonBelt" can measure an abdominal circumference with ordinary action, and can visualize a transition of it. Through an experimental evaluation, we confirm that our system can measure an abdominal circumference with 0.66% error.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pages329-332
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781450335751
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 7 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Osaka, Japan
Duration: Sep 7 2015Sep 11 2015

Publication series

NameUbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers

Other

OtherACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp and ISWC 2015
CountryJapan
CityOsaka
Period9/7/159/11/15

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Software

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Matsuda, Y., Ishioka, T., Hasegawa, T., Arai, I., Iwanami, K., Arakawa, Y., ... Yasumoto, K. (2015). WaistonBelt: A belt for monitoring your real abdominal circumference forever. In UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (pp. 329-332). (UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/2800835.2800869

WaistonBelt : A belt for monitoring your real abdominal circumference forever. / Matsuda, Yuki; Ishioka, Takuya; Hasegawa, Takashi; Arai, Ismail; Iwanami, Keiichiro; Arakawa, Yutaka; Saito, Naoya; Yasumoto, Keiichi.

UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2015. p. 329-332 (UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Matsuda, Y, Ishioka, T, Hasegawa, T, Arai, I, Iwanami, K, Arakawa, Y, Saito, N & Yasumoto, K 2015, WaistonBelt: A belt for monitoring your real abdominal circumference forever. in UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, pp. 329-332, ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp and ISWC 2015, Osaka, Japan, 9/7/15. https://doi.org/10.1145/2800835.2800869
Matsuda Y, Ishioka T, Hasegawa T, Arai I, Iwanami K, Arakawa Y et al. WaistonBelt: A belt for monitoring your real abdominal circumference forever. In UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. 2015. p. 329-332. (UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers). https://doi.org/10.1145/2800835.2800869
Matsuda, Yuki ; Ishioka, Takuya ; Hasegawa, Takashi ; Arai, Ismail ; Iwanami, Keiichiro ; Arakawa, Yutaka ; Saito, Naoya ; Yasumoto, Keiichi. / WaistonBelt : A belt for monitoring your real abdominal circumference forever. UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2015. pp. 329-332 (UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers).
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