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Development and Evaluation of the Innovative Smartphone Interface Bioelectrical Impedance Analyzer

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Ho Joon Kang

Donut System LSI Co., LTD.

Ho Gil Cho

ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute)

JungHun Choi

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Biomedical Engineering Program,
Ohio University

1Corresponding author

Manuscript received March 15, 2013; final manuscript received April 24, 2013; published online June 12, 2013. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 7(2), 020935 (Jun 12, 2013) (3 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1112; doi: 10.1115/1.4024339 History: Received March 15, 2013; Revised April 02, 2013

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BFP with six different BIA devices

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Fig. 3

Selected example displays after body fat measurement

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Fig. 2

Body fat measurement device: auxiliary hardware for smartphone connection

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Fig. 1

Smartphone connectable Body Fat Analyzer



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