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Hybrid Media

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HyperFit can be used with two devices

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Tools for setting dietary and exercise targets
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Field Trials

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Conclusions

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  1. 1. HyperFit: Hybrid Media in Personal Nutrition and Exercise Management Authors: Paula Jarvinen, Timo H. Jérvinen, Liisa Léhteenméki, Caj Sodergérd Pervasive Health 2008 Conference - January 37,2008 T/ mo. H.Jan/ /nen@vIt. f/ Business from technology
  2. 2. Hqperfit Nlll| |ll| |Il'I| ||Oll| I Background - Increasing overweight and lack of exercise are growing problems in most modern societies - HyperFit is a tool that promotes and supports independent weight management - HyperFit was developed in a two-year research project in co-operation between VTT, University of Kuopio and Helsinki School of Economics - The project was funded by: Tekes, . Beneway, Elisa, Finnish Hearth Association, Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired, Raisio, Tuulia International and Valio Jmuary 31. 2008 2
  3. 3. perfit IIIIHIJIIOIIIIIIHI Hybrid Media Hybrid media means the combination of printed and electronic media The best-known hybrid media application is barcode reading with a camera phone HyperFit is a hybrid media application: 1. Read barcode from the food casing with a camera phone (Nokia 6630) 2. See food information on the web browser 3. Press the button to add the product to the food diary January 31, 2008
  4. 4. HI ECHNICAIEESEARCHCENTRBO INQN ' "wilt HyperFit can be used with two devices - Mobile phone — primarily for quick and easy food and exercise diary data input (including barcode scanning and automatic data transfer from a heart rate monitor) - fl — the application is focused on counseling, representing summary information and analysis = > With both devices, HyperFit can be used with a web browser JuIu1'y'31. 2008
  5. 5. Included services Tools for setting dietary and exercise targets Food and exercise diaries Daily and weekly summaries and analyses of the nutrition and exercise balance and the nutritional quality of the diet Self evaluation tools for testing weight management needs, eating and exercise habits Body mass index (BMI) calculator, energy calculator, and exercise calculator A food compiler tool for combining food items and composite dishes Virtual trainer gives personal feedback and encouragement JUIIHVJLZOOB Add selected items to the Food Diary Today - Favorites list: [3 00090 Mineral wotov (= ineii] Energy mount: 0 kc! /100 g. 0 kcll/ ‘um1u7 (portion size jut, 1 C19.. .‘ £mi [Fm-I Energy uviount: 346 Iiul/ too q, 467 lrcd, /portion (partnn ans: pr’ [1 X000 A! iogumi mu 5 nnmilika Hvui (Vllib) Energy amount: 30 kc! /I03 9. 160 kcavporlion (portion size: )2 . 3 [ja090 Kauravuileig [Agge-gemnl Energy amount: 95 "63/I i: c(s) E] 00000 v. iia nvggmahu 2 an (vlin) Energy amount: 46 «:3/100 9, 78 kcavnort-on (Dortion size: glass [_]a9¢9 Lowm m| K 1.5% in [Final] Energy amount: 46 Icci. /I00 q, 76 kcavponon (‘portion size: glen» (‘I X909 Semollno bony porvldqo whipped [Push] Enurqy amount: 65 Iuzd/ ID’: I], 162 kcd/ burlnn (portiwl urn: pI. .iu E] .0999 Finnish ggflnl wllhnul skin [Finail Energy anciunl: 37 kcd/ IDS g, 22 kcnl/ portion (portion sun: 1 iii 13 $000 Hqvnrud swell mead hang [Finall] Energy amount: 312 teal/133 g, 109 kcaivpnmon [pamon S0291 ~Ii' QC9099 Rascal [Aggregation] Energy mount: 16 rcdll p: (s) v noov ‘/ LVIT
  6. 6. llypcilir I Ddlly status Mulllld lirulax Dedestn aauldiae ulyta Svlflsuirle finaillult xahool WK mm L Fovourlos Product Search Tostslicolulatols My Profile Nutrltlontfiioetolse Help ‘> Daily Status . > Food Diary > Exercise Diary , , sup‘ 5 I Sun 23.u1| Mon 29.01| Tue 3o. o1| wed 31.U1| Thu cI1.o2| Fri l: i2.02| sat EI3.El2I >_o ‘> Measurements > Feeling a Weekly summary > weight Curve 7”’ Food 2215 kcal Energy summary - today Energy total 162:! kcal Thno Jawmul E xeri: I59 592 kcal 2o7ogzctu. gp: :w"k Vou have used 79% of your energy goal. Exercise target: Vou stll have room for 447 kcal. Daily routine exercise: 30 min. P97 “Y we! done! vou have now consumed over half of fitness twining: _/ your daily energy target. if it seems that your 60 min. per week , '~ energy target is not sufficient for the day, bum more calories with some exercise. . ImuayJ1.2lJ0a 6
  7. 7. ill ECHNICAIEESEARCHCENTRBO INQN ' "Wt Field Trials - User expectations, experiences, interest in different parts of the service and willingness to pay for the service were measured - Four trials 1-2: individual end users interested in weight management (97 users) 3: professional nutritional counseling (9 nutritionists) 4: weight management groups (5 groups with instructors, 39 group members) Jallu siyil. 2008
  8. 8. ill ECHNICAIEESEARCHCENTRBO INQN ' "Wt Field Trials 1-2: Individual end users - The individual users were allowed to try out the system as part of their everyday practices for two weeks - They either had both mobile and PC applications or only the PC application - The results were overall positive: - The wide and detailed information represented in an easy format was appreciated - The most useful features were the food and exercise diaries with the summaries and analyses and product information - Feedback from the virtual trainer was considered positive - The mobile application gave extra value to the service - Reading the barcodes with the camera phone was seen as an easy way to enter foods JalIu1'y’J1,2DOE B
  9. 9. ill ECHNICAIEESEARCHCENTRBO INQN ' "WI 1. 2. Field Trials 1-2: Two types of users were found Those who were interested in nutrition and found the service informative and useful f“ Those who wanted something that could be less precise but more _ . effortless to use i ‘ I "7 f _g JuIu1'p’31,2D0E 9
  10. 10. ‘. II III I: ‘--l~: 'i, _ I-1: ~l 'l~‘I I: I IN -’; -I : II Hqperfit ‘lII| Ill| lll'l| l|I| l' Field Trial 3: Professional nutritional counseling - The professional nutritionists used the ’ W. .. . ... ... ... ... . I HyperFit PC application three weeks either . .; ::. ’.: :‘. '.. r;: ';; .". :i; .:. .:T; '.. “:J'; ; themselves or with their patients "'°‘ "”'"‘ “”" - Results: - The impression of the system was positive and it was regarded as _a useful tool in nutritional counseling - HyperFit was considered clear, easy to use and comprehensive - The most used feature was the food diary - Also the tests concerning food and exercise habits were frequently used - The rofessional content and clear grap ics were especially appreciated January 31. 2006 I0
  11. 11. Hupeifit Field Trial 4: Weight management groups - The group members were given tasks that involved keeping food and exercise diaries for 23 days - Results: - The impression of the HyperFit system for both group members and the instructors was positive - HyperFit was regarded as an interesting and beneficial system - HyperFit was considered a useful tool both in group meetings and outside the meetings to motivate the group members Janua1y: f1.2flOB , ... .. .. y-- r- y-. .‘. i, ... ,. mg 5.‘. 7-1.‘: -. a-nu. -.1 -4.. . -. --uu-n. .. up E muuummupuigut . .vs1 u. .. >. Ao-3.1-u . .. -.u. ... . in. .-
  12. 12. HI ECHNICAIEESEARCHCENTRBO INQN ' liieriit Conclusions - HyperFit is a feasible tool for promoting weight and physical activity management ° Use of hybrid media seems to give extra value to the service since those who used the service with both mobile and PC interfaces were more positive about the service Jn: l|Ll1']’31i2D0E I2
  13. 13. "-11 HI lz‘-»li1 1.. I-13 l 'l-1| lzl Tx -2: -‘I E, ‘ . 2- - Commercialization is on the way - Patent has been applied ! f{__ - Challenges: - Barcode reading ""~“~-~ - Food information HyperFit in the future , ... g—. p-h¢_v§-9-v-up nu. ..-.4 un- 1.. ... .-u . ... s.. »~ D _, _--; ;o_-»___ . ... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-z-. .,. . . ... -.. .._. .-__. ._ Dfivnhi mun n— ram nun. .. u- : -a imgi JUIISVJLZOOB I3 fin-u~nn~uIa&n-nnujiruwntuotujttb , i . l“ i. .n. ii. , ii . i . __i_4s. . . .¢ -. ».
  14. 14. ‘- ll H'| l*: l( '. , hi I: l-ll. P: i‘ I . H-1: til’ El. ., '«. ‘£li' Thank you! - More information: http: //www. vtt. fi/ hyperfit JUIIHVJLZOOB N

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