Respiration tracking using the Wii remote game controller

J. Guirao Aguilar, J. G. Bellika, Luis Fernandez, V. Traver Salcedo

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Abstract

Respiration exercises are an important part in the pulmonary rehabilitation of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) patients. Furthermore, previous research has demonstrated that showing respiration pattern helps the patients to improve their breathing skills. We have developed a low cost and non-invasive prototype based on the Wii remote game controller infrared camera to provide BPM (breaths per minute) measurement as feedback. It can also be a comfortable solution without wires, batteries or any kind of electronics but just wearing passive markers. The lab evaluation with 7 healthy individuals showed that this approach is feasible when users are resting of their exercise. The BPM monitored during the tests presented less than 15% of maximum error and the RMSE (root mean square error) was lower than 6% in all the tests. Further research is needed to evaluate and adapt the system for COPD patients. In addition, more work is needed to develop applications that can be built to motivate and guide the users.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUser Centred Networked Health Care - Proceedings of MIE 2011
Pages455-459
Number of pages5
Volume169
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event23rd International Conference of the European Federation for Medical Informatics, MIE 2011 - Oslo, Norway
Duration: 28 Aug 201131 Aug 2011

Other

Other23rd International Conference of the European Federation for Medical Informatics, MIE 2011
CountryNorway
CityOslo
Period28/8/1131/8/11

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Pulmonary diseases
Respiration
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Controllers
Patient rehabilitation
Mean square error
Exercise
Electronic equipment
Cameras
Wire
Infrared radiation
Feedback
Research
Rehabilitation
Costs
Costs and Cost Analysis
Lung

Keywords

  • Camera
  • COPD
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Wiimote

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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Guirao Aguilar, J., Bellika, J. G., Fernandez, L., & Traver Salcedo, V. (2011). Respiration tracking using the Wii remote game controller. In User Centred Networked Health Care - Proceedings of MIE 2011 (Vol. 169, pp. 455-459) https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-806-9-455

Respiration tracking using the Wii remote game controller. / Guirao Aguilar, J.; Bellika, J. G.; Fernandez, Luis; Traver Salcedo, V.

User Centred Networked Health Care - Proceedings of MIE 2011. Vol. 169 2011. p. 455-459.

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

Guirao Aguilar, J, Bellika, JG, Fernandez, L & Traver Salcedo, V 2011, Respiration tracking using the Wii remote game controller. in User Centred Networked Health Care - Proceedings of MIE 2011. vol. 169, pp. 455-459, 23rd International Conference of the European Federation for Medical Informatics, MIE 2011, Oslo, Norway, 28/8/11. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-806-9-455
Guirao Aguilar J, Bellika JG, Fernandez L, Traver Salcedo V. Respiration tracking using the Wii remote game controller. In User Centred Networked Health Care - Proceedings of MIE 2011. Vol. 169. 2011. p. 455-459 https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-806-9-455
Guirao Aguilar, J. ; Bellika, J. G. ; Fernandez, Luis ; Traver Salcedo, V. / Respiration tracking using the Wii remote game controller. User Centred Networked Health Care - Proceedings of MIE 2011. Vol. 169 2011. pp. 455-459
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