Publication Type : Conference Paper
Publisher : 2nd International Conference on I-SMAC (IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) (I-SMAC)
Source : 2nd International Conference on I-SMAC (IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) (I-SMAC)I-SMAC (IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) (I-SMAC), Palladam, India (2018)
Campus : Amritapuri
School : School of Engineering
Center : Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Forum (ECIF)
Department : Electrical and Electronics
Year : 2018
Abstract : Physical activity is closely related to one's health status. Man has always maintained a good health, improved blood circulation and has often come across through some superlative ideas while ambulating. Movement, meditation, health of blood pumping and rhythm of footsteps has been a primeval way of connecting with one's deeper self. However, this seldom explains the importance of walking and tracking our health parameters. This paper is an attempt in the development of a prototype of a wearable fitness band with advance pedometer applications. Usually, pedometers are just designed to calculate the number of steps taken by the user or calculate the number of calories burnt. The prototype illustrated in the paper is an extension to the very same. Along with the above mentioned features, it also calculates the walking speed of the user and gives a vibration feedback if the current speed is below a certain threshold level. This system also contains a heart rate monitoring system along with a GPS and Bluetooth module. An Android app was also developed using MIT app inventor. The Bluetooth module is paired with the user's smart phone. If the user experiences a sudden cardiac emergency, an SMS alert and call is made to his relatives with the app. The text message consists the latitude and longitude value where user is present. This band is not just a fitness tracker, but also an effort to contribute something towards a humanitarian cause.
Cite this Research Publication : M. B. Nair, Kumar, S. R., Kishore, N. A., Mohan, N., and Anudev J., “Instantaneous Feedback Pedometer With Emergency Gps Tracker”, in 2nd International Conference on I-SMAC (IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) (I-SMAC)I-SMAC (IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) (I-SMAC), Palladam, India, 2018.