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LA Quantified Self Meetup (08/11) - Device Show & Tell

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LA Quantified Self Meetup (08/11) - Device Show & Tell

  1. 1. Los Angeles QS Meetup<br />Device Show & Tell<br />Aug27th, 2011<br />Eric Blue<br />Blog: http://eric-blue.com<br />Twitter: @ericblue<br />
  2. 2. What is the Quantified Self?<br />A brief definition<br />My gadgets<br />Activity: FitBit<br />Weight + Blood Pressure: Withings (scale + HRM)<br />Sleep: Zeo<br />Heart Rate: Garmin FR60 heart rate monitor<br />Location: GPS (Qstarz)<br />Mental Focus: NeuroSky<br />Other interesting devices/services<br />Currently in Market<br />Future devices<br />Where to find more?<br />2<br />Overview<br />
  3. 3. Multiple Terms<br />The “Quantified Self”<br />Coined by Kevin Kelly (kk.org) and Gary Wolf (aether.com)<br />Personal Informatics<br />Life Logging<br />Self-Knowledge through numbers<br />Analyze trends and set goals for self improvement<br />Recording of daily activities (fitness, sleep, geolocation)<br />Monitoring and display of information to various devices, systems, and tools<br />Encompasses tracking more subjective things like mood<br />3<br />What is the Quantified Self?<br />
  4. 4. Fitbit – http://www.fitbit.com<br />Used for overall fitness tracking<br />Total steps, distance, calories burned<br />Logging ‘activities’ / workouts<br />Occasional sleep tracking<br />Use premium analytics for goal setting<br />4<br />My Gadgets - FitBit<br />
  5. 5. WiThings – http://withings.com<br />Used for weight management<br />Wireless “Wi-Fi” enabled scale<br />Tracks weight (lbs)<br />Tracks body composition (fat %, BMI)<br />Frequently use iPhone app to monitor progress <br /> and trends<br />5<br />My Gadgets – WiThings Scale<br />
  6. 6. WiThings – http://withings.com<br />New Blood Pressure Monitor<br />Measures Systolic, Diastolic, & BPM<br />Plugs into iPhone, iPad, or iPod<br />Supports Microsoft Health Vault<br />6<br />My Gadgets – WiThingsBPM<br />
  7. 7. My Zeo – http://myzeo.com<br />Used for sleep tracking<br />Tracking overall sleep health<br />ZQ score<br />Tracks total time spent sleeping<br />Breaks down normal/deep/REM sleep<br />7<br />My Gadgets - Zeo<br />
  8. 8. FR60– http://garmin.com<br />Heart Rate monitor<br />Chest strap to measure BPM<br />Communicates data to watch<br />Optional GPS addon<br />Syncs to computer & http://connect.garmin.com<br />8<br />My Gadgets – Garmin FR60<br />
  9. 9. MindWave– http://neurosky.com<br />Measures brain waves<br />Single-channel EEG<br />Focus/Attention level<br />Beta, alpha, theta, delta<br />Many games available from the NeuroSky store<br />9<br />My Gadgets – NeuroSky<br />
  10. 10. Qstarz - http://www.qstarz.com/<br />Used for location tracking <br />Stores GPS coordinates every 5 secs<br />Gets precise latitude, longitude<br />Speed and elevation data<br />Saves waypoints and track data<br />Tracking since 9/2010 – 700K coordinates!<br />10<br />My Gadgets – Qstarz GPS<br />
  11. 11. Fitness<br />BodyMedia FIT <br />(http://www.bodymedia.com/)<br />Philips Direct Life<br />(http://www.directlife.philips.com/)<br />Sleep<br />WakeMate<br />(http://wakemate.com/)<br />11<br />Other Devices – In Market<br />
  12. 12. MyBasis<br />(http://mybasis.com/)<br />An amazing watch that tracks<br />Heart rate<br />Body temperature<br />3D accelerometer <br />(activity, sleep, any movement)<br />GSR – Galvanic Skin Response<br />Tracks sweat levels (workout intensity + stress)<br />12<br />Other Devices – Coming Soon [1]<br />
  13. 13. Green Goose<br />(http://www.greengoose.com/)<br />Quirky name, interesting concept!<br />low-cost sensors on real objects<br />Sensors are stickers & last 1 year<br />Attach to<br />Tooth brushes – how often do you brush?<br />Dog leash – walk the dog lately?<br />Book bags – kids home from school?<br />Water bottles – are you drinking enough H2O?<br />Medication bottles – are elderly relatives taking medicine?<br />13<br />Other Devices – Coming Soon [2]<br />
  14. 14. The Quantified Self Guide<br />http://quantifiedself.com/guide/<br />Personal Informatics<br />http://personalinformatics.org/<br />The Quantified Self Forums<br />http://forum.quantifiedself.com/<br />14<br />Where to Find More?<br />

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