Biofidget demo: biofeedback for respiration training using an augmented fidget spinner

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Abstract

This demonstration presents BioFidget, a biofeedback system that integrates physiological sensing and display into a smart fidget spinner for respiration training. We present a simple yet novel hardware design that transforms a fidget spinner into 1) a nonintrusive heart rate variability (HRV) sensor, 2) an electromechanical respiration sensor, and 3) an information display. The combination of these features enables users to engage in respiration training through designed tangible and embodied interactions, without requiring them to wear additional physiological sensors. The results of this empirical user study prove that the respiration training method reduces stress, and the proposed system meets the requirements of sensing validity and engagement with 32 participants in a practical setting.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Subtitle of host publicationEngage with CHI
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4503-5621-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Apr 2018
Event2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2018 - Montreal, Canada, Montreal, Canada
Duration: 21 Apr 201826 Apr 2018
Conference number: 36
http://chi2018.acm.org
https://chi2018.acm.org/

Conference

Conference2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2018
Abbreviated titleCHI '18
CountryCanada
CityMontreal
Period21/04/1826/04/18
Internet address

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Biofeedback
Sensors
Display devices
Demonstrations
Wear of materials
Hardware

Keywords

  • Biofeedback
  • Fidget spinner
  • Physiological sensing
  • Respiration training
  • Stress
  • Tangible interaction

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Liang, R. H., Yu, B., Xue, M., Hu, J., & Feijs, L. M. G. (2018). Biofidget demo: biofeedback for respiration training using an augmented fidget spinner. In CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI [D313] New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3186523
Liang, Rong Hao ; Yu, Bin ; Xue, Mengru ; Hu, Jun ; Feijs, Loe M.G. / Biofidget demo : biofeedback for respiration training using an augmented fidget spinner. CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. New York : Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2018.
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Liang, RH, Yu, B, Xue, M, Hu, J & Feijs, LMG 2018, Biofidget demo: biofeedback for respiration training using an augmented fidget spinner. in CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI., D313, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, New York, 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2018, Montreal, Canada, 21/04/18. https://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3186523

Biofidget demo : biofeedback for respiration training using an augmented fidget spinner. / Liang, Rong Hao; Yu, Bin; Xue, Mengru; Hu, Jun; Feijs, Loe M.G.

CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. New York : Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2018. D313.

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Liang RH, Yu B, Xue M, Hu J, Feijs LMG. Biofidget demo: biofeedback for respiration training using an augmented fidget spinner. In CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. 2018. D313 https://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3186523