A Low Cost, Portable Device for Breath Analysis and Self-monitoring, the Wize Sniffer

  • Danila Germanese
  • Marco Righi
  • Antonio Benassi
  • Mario D’Acunto
  • Riccardo Leone
  • Massimo Magrini
  • Paolo Paradisi
  • Dario Puppi
  • Ovidio Salvetti
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 409)

Abstract

Here we describe the implementation of the first prototype of the Wize Sniffer 1.x (WS 1.x), a low cost, portable electronic device for breath analysis. The device is being developed in the framework of the Collaborative European Project SEMEOTICONS (SEMEiotic Oriented Technology for Individuals CardiOmetabolic risk self-assessmeNt and Self-monitoring). In the frame of SEMEOTICONS project, the Wize Sniffer will help the user monitor his/her state of health, in particular giving feedbacks about those noxious habits for cardio-metabolic risk, such as alcohol intake and smoking. The low cost and compactness of the device allows for a daily screening that, even if without a real diagnostic meaning, could represent a pre-monitoring, useful for an optimal selection of more sophisticated and standard medical analysis.

Keywords

Healthcare Breath analysis Portable device Gas sensors Signal processing Self-monitoring 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Danila Germanese
    • 1
  • Marco Righi
    • 1
  • Antonio Benassi
    • 1
  • Mario D’Acunto
    • 1
  • Riccardo Leone
    • 1
  • Massimo Magrini
    • 1
  • Paolo Paradisi
    • 1
  • Dario Puppi
    • 1
  • Ovidio Salvetti
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of the National Research CouncilInstitute of Information Science and TechnologiesPisaItaly

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