01 July 2014

COSMED equipment used at Italian research institute CNR in Pisa for the innovative SEMEOTICONS Project.

Posted in English, Company, Quark RMR, BOD POD

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SEMEOTICONS EU project aim is to design and construct an innovative multi-sensory system integrated into a hardware platform having the exterior aspect of a mirror, the “Wize Mirror”, able to guide individuals towards healthy lifestyles.

The central idea in the FP7 Project SEMEOTICONS, which stands for SEMEiotic Oriented Technology for Individual’s CardiOmetabolic risk self-assessmeNt and Self-monitoring, is to exploit the face as a major indicator of individual’s well-being by tracing traits of physical and expressive status.

Medical experts have been validating the system with respect to the reproducibility of measurements, the efficacy in detecting changes in well-being and cardio-metabolic status as well as the acceptability by the end-users. COSMED indirect calorimetry (Quark RMR) and body composition (BOD POD) technology was extensively used for the validation phase.

Introduction to the Wize Mirror: click here

More on the SEMEOTICONS Project: click here

SEMEOTICONS photos of testing with COSMED equipment: click here