FoodScan: Food Monitoring Through Purchase Tickets Analysis Using the Smartphone

  • Enrique MoguelEmail author
  • José García-Alonso
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1185)


Using applications in Smartphones and other smart devices that improve or help people’s lives and nutrition is getting more and more common. And this also happens in the elderly. There are several applications in the market related to the control of people nutrition in order to lose weight, follow a certain diet, etc. However, these applications may be very tedious as users have to introduce by hand all the aliments they have consumed along the day. This paper proposes an mobile App oriented to elderly in order to control their nutrition, scanning the items that exist on the purchase ticket, making use their smartphone. This solution can make recommendations in what users should eat based on a recommended diet.


Elderly Smartphone Scan tickets 



This work was supported by 4IE project (0045-4IE-4-P) and 4IE+ project (0499 _4IE_PLUS_4_E) funded by the Interreg V-A Espańa-Portugal (POCTEP) 2014–2020 program, by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (RTI2018-094591-B-I00), by the Department of Economy and Infrastructure of the Government of Extremadura (GR18112, IB18030), and by the European Regional Development Fund.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ExtremaduraCáceresSpain

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