Publications

Even though BITalino is a low cost platform, the brand has a research-grade quality. This is the main reason for which it is the platform of choice for researchers and practitioners all over the world. In this page you will find a list of published scientific work, biomedical articles, biomedical publications and biotech publications that validates and uses our devices and accessories in research applications that include psychophysiology, human-computer interaction, sports, biofeedback and others biomedical applications.

2017

John Edison Muñoz, Elvio Rubio Gouveia, Mónica S. Cameirão and Sergi Bermúdez i Badia. PhysioLab - A Multivariate Physiological Computing Toolbox for ECG, EMG and EDA Signals: A Case of Study of Cardiorespiratory Fitness Assessment in the Elderly Population. Multimedia Tools and Applications, ?(?), pp. 1-26, Springer, 2017
João Alho. Development of Didactic Physics Experiments using a Miniaturized Wireless Acquisition Board. MSc thesis, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2017
César Páris, Jorge Barbosa, Emanuel Ferreira and Anabela Gomes. BITalino use and Applications for Health, Education, Home Automation and Industry. In Proc. of the 8th Int'l Conf. on Society and Information Technologies (ICSIT), pp. 52-57, 2017
Saskia Kuliga, Matthias Standfest, Martin Bielik, Sven Schneider, Reinhard Konig, Dirk Donath and Gerard Schmitt. From Real to Virtual and Back: A Multi-Method Approach for Investigating the Impact of Urban Morphology on Human Spatial Experiences. In The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications, Routledge, pp. ?-?, 2017
Diana Baptista, Hugo Plácido da Silva and Ana Fred. Experimental Characterization and Analysis of the BITalino Platforms Against a Reference Device. In Proc. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Annual Int’l Conf. (EMBC), pp. 2418-2421, 2017
Liliana Antão. Cooperative Human-Machine Interaction in Industrial Environments. MSc thesis, Universidade do Porto, 2017
Antonio Baraybar-Fernández, Miguel Baños-González, Oscar Barquero-Pérez, Rebeca Goya-Esteban and Alexia de-la-Morena-Gómez. Evaluation of Emotional Responses to Television Advertising through Neuromarketing. Comunicar Media Education Research Journal, 52(2017-3), pp. ?-?, Grupo Comunicar, 2017
Pedro Nogueira, Joana Urbano, Luís Reis, Henrique Cardoso, Daniel Silva and Ana Rocha. A Review Between Consumer and Medical-Grade Biofeedback Devices for Quality of Life Studies. In Recent Advances in Information Systems and Technologies, Vol. 570, Springer, pp. 275-285, 2017
Berardo Matalucci, Kenton Phillips, Alicia Walf, Anna Dyson and Joshua Draper. An Experimental Design Framework for the Personalization of Indoor Microclimates Through Feedback Loops Between Responsive Thermal Systems and Occupant Biometrics. Int'l Journal of Architectural Computing, 15(1), pp. 54-69, SAGE, 2017
Hugo Plácido da Silva. The Biosignal C.A.O.S.: Reflections on the Usability of Physiological Sensing for Human-Computer Interaction Practitioners and Researchers. In Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II, Vol. 15, Springer, pp. 807-811, 2017

2016

Praveen Bhat and Ajay Gupta. A Novel Approach to Detect Localized Muscle Fatigue During Isometric Exercises. In Proc. of the IEEE Int'l Conf. on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN), pp. 224-229, 2016
Andrea Němcová, Lucie Maršánová and Radovan Smíšek. Recommendations for ECG Acquisition Using BITalino. In Proc. of the Konference Fakulty Elektrotechniky a Komunikačních Technologií VUT v Brně (EEICT), pp. 543-547, 2016
Borja Gamecho , Luis Gardeazabal and Julio Abascal. A Sensor-Driven Framework for Rapid Prototyping of Mobile Applications Using a Context-Aware Approach. In Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence, Vol. 10069, Springer, pp. 469-480, 2016
Rui Assunção. Determinação das Frequências Cardíaca e Respiratória do Cão Através da Técnica de Fotopletismografia e Descrição Espectral do Sinal . MSc thesis, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária - Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologia, 2016
Ezekiel Sarasua, Maider Simón, Borja Gamecho, Edurne Larraza-Mendiluze and Nestor Garay-Vitoria. Physiological Data Acquisition System Based on Mobile Computing. In Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence, Vol. 10070, Springer, pp. 46-51, 2016
Ricardo Joaquinito and Helena Sarmento. A Wireless Biosignal Measurement System Using a SoC FPGA and Bluetooth Low Energy. In Proc. of the IEEE Int'l Conf. on Consumer Electronics Berlin (ICCE-Berlin), pp. 36-40, 2016
Clemente Rocha, Henrique Silva, Rui Assunção, João Requicha, Margarida Estudante, Luis Lobo and Luis Rodrigues. Application of Photoplethysmography to Monitor Heart Rate in Dogs. In Proc. of the World Congress of the Int'l Soc. for Biophysics and Imaging of the Skin, 2016
Märt Reinvee and Mati Pääsuke. Overview of Contemporary Low-cost sEMG Hardware for Applications in Human Factors and Ergonomics. In Proc. of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 60(1), pp. 408-412, Sage, 2016
Luca Forcucci. Body(e)scape. Leonardo, 49(3), pp. 194-202, MIT Press, 2016
Soledad Escolar, Manuel Abaldea, Julio Dondo, Fernando Rincón and Juan López. Early Detection of Hypoglycemia Events based on Biometric Sensors Prototyped on FPGAs. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence , pp. ?-?, 2016
Matheus Vieira, Nádia Costa, Renan Fonseca and Stella Lima. Mão Robótica. Technical Report, Escola SENAI "Roberto Simonsen", 2016
André Pinto, Gil Dias, Virginie Felizardo, Nuno Pombo, Hugo Plácido da Silva, Paulo Fazendeiro, Rute Crisóstomo and Nuno Garcia. Electrocardiography, Electromyography, and Accelerometry Signals Collected with BITalino While Swimming: Device Assembly and Preliminary Results. In Proc. of the IEEE Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing (ICCP), pp. ?-?, 2016

2015

Benjamin Cowley, Marco Filetti, Kristian Lukander, Jari Torniainen, Andreas Henelius, Lauri Ahonen, Oswald Barral, Ilkka Kosunen, Teppo Valtonen, Minna Huotilainen, Niklas Ravaja and Giulio Jacucci. The Psychophysiology Primer: A Guide to Methods and a Broad Review with a Focus on Human–Computer Interaction. Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction, 9(3-4), pp. 151-308, 2015
Avval Gupta, Anju Kansal, Kolin Paul and Sanjiva Prasad. A Modular Android-Based Multi-Sensor mHealth System. In Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, Vol. 511, Springer, pp. 360-377, 2015
Tyler Przybylski, Patrick Froehle, Christopher McDonald, Milad Mirzaee, Sima Noghanian and Reza Fazel-Rezai. Wearable Wireless Body Area Network for Aeronautical Applications. In Proc. of the IEEE Int'l Conf. on Electro/Information Technology (EIT), pp. 563-568, 2015
Alejandro Medina. Diagnóstico de Señales Biomédicas con Redes Neuronales Artificiales. Technical Report, Universidad Politécnica de Chiapas, 2015
João Requicha, Clemente Rocha, Rui Assunção, Henrique Silva, Margarida Estudante, Luis Lobo and Luis Rodrigues. Application of Photoplethysmography to Monitor Heart Rate. In Proc. of the XXXI LIAC Meeting on Vascular Research, 2015
Hugo Plácido da Silva. Physiological Computing: New Methods and Biometric Applications. PhD dissertation, Inst. Superior Técnico - Universidade de Lisboa, 2015
Elena Kokkinara and Rachel McDonnell. Animation Realism Affects Perceived Character Appeal of a Self-Virtual Face. In Proc. of the ACM SIGGRAPH Conf. Motion in Games (MIG), 2015
Borja Gamecho, Hugo Plácido da Silva, José Guerreiro, Luis Gardeazabal and Julio Abascal. A Context-Aware Application to Increase Elderly Users Compliance with Physical Rehabilitation Exercises at Home via Animatronic Biofeedback. Journal of Medical Systems, 39(11), pp. 296-306, Springer, 2015
Eddy Krueger, Lidiane Santos, Marcelo Rosário and Eduardo Neves. Efeito em Curto Prazo do Reflexo de Vibração Tônico Sobre Musculatura Espástica Antagonista: Estudo Piloto. In Proc. of the XVI Congresso Brasileiro de Biomecânica, pp. 126-126, 2015
Hamzah Ibrahim, Shaimaa Ewais and Samir Chatterjee. A Novel, Low-Cost NeuroIS Prototype for Supporting Bio Signals Experimentation Based on BITalino. Information Systems and Neuroscience, Vol. 10, pp. 73-83, Springer, 2015
Hugo Plácido da Silva, Carlos Carreiras, André Lourenço, Ana Fred, Rui César das Neves and Rui Ferreira. Off-the-person electrocardiography: performance assessment and clinical correlation. Health and Technology, 4(4), pp. 309-318, Springer, 2015
Alexandre Domingues. Smartphone Based Monitoring System for Long-Term Sleep Assessment. In Mobile Health Technologies Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 1256, Springer, pp. 391-403, 2015
Travis Peters. An Assessment of Single-Channel EMG Sensing for Gestural Input. Dartmouth College, Computer Science Department, Tech. Rep. TR2015-767, 2015
Adrien Verhulst, Takehiko Yamaguchi and Paul Richard. Physiological-based dynamic difficulty adaptation in a theragame for children with cerebral palsy. In Proc. of the Int’l Conf. on Physiological Computing Systems (PhyCS), pp. 164-171, 2015
Adam Chȩć, Dominika Olczak, Tiago Fernandes and Hugo Alexandre Ferreira. Physiological computing gaming: Use of electrocardiogram as an input for video gaming. In Proc. of the Int’l Conf. on Physiological Computing Systems (PhyCS), pp. 157-163, 2015

2014

Hugo Plácido da Silva, Ana Fred and Raúl Martins. Biosignals for Everyone. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 13(4):64-71, 2014
Borja Gamecho, José Guerreiro, Priscila Alves, André Lourenço, Hugo Plácido da Silva, Luis Gardeazabal, Julio Abascal and Ana Fred. Evaluation of a context-aware application for mobile robot control mediated by physiological data: The ToBITas case study. In Proc. of the Int’l Conf. on Ubiquitous Computing & Ambient Intelligence & International Work-Conference on Ambient Assisted Living (UCAmI & IWAAL), 2014
Juxi Leitner, Matthew Luciw, Alexander Förster and Jürgen Schmidhuber. Teleoperation of a 7 DoF humanoid robot arm using human arm accelerations and EMG signals. In Proc. of the Int’l Symp. on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS), pp. ?-?, 2014
António Bernardino, Yves Rybarczyk and José Barata. Versatility of human body control through low-cost electromyographic interface. In Proc. of the Int’l Conf. on Applications of Computer Engineering (ACE), pp. 87-92, 2014
Hugo Plácido da Silva, André Lourenço, Ana Fred and Raúl Martins. BIT: Biosignal Igniter Toolkit. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 115(1):20-32, 2014
Priscila Alves, João Martins Martins, Hugo Plácido da Silva, André Lourenço, Ana Fred and Hugo Ferreira. Experimental study and evaluation of paper-based inkjet electrodes for ECG signal acquisition. In Proc. of the Int’l Conf. on Physiological Computing Systems (PhyCS), pp. 275-281, 2014
Hugo Plácido da Silva, José Guerreiro, André Lourenço, Ana Fred and Raúl Martins. BITalino: A novel hardware framework for physiological computing. In Proc. of the Int’l Conf. on Physiological Computing Systems (PhyCS), pp. 246-253, 2014

2013

José Guerreiro, André Lourenço, Hugo Plácido da Silva and Ana Fred. Performance comparison of low-cost hardware platforms targeting physiological computing applications. In Proc. of the Conf. on Electronics, Telecommunications and Computers (CETC), 2013
Hugo Plácido da Silva, Carlos Carreiras, André Lourenço and Ana Fred. Off-the-person electrocardiography. In Proc. Int'l Cong. on Cardiovasular Technologies (CARDIOTECHNIX), pp. 99-106, 2013
Carlos Carreiras, André Lourenço, Hugo Plácido da Silva and Ana Fred. Comparative Study of medical-grade and off-the-person ECG systems. In Proc. of the Int'l Workshop on Pervasive Electrocardiography (IWoPE), pp. 115-120, 2013
José Guerreiro, Raúl Martins, Hugo Plácido da Silva, André Lourenço and Ana Fred. BITalino: A multimodal platform for physiological computing. In Proc. of the Int’l Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), pp. 500-506, 2013
Priscila Alves, Hugo Plácido da Silva, André Lourenço, Hugo Plácido da Silva, André Lourenço and Ana Fred. SignalBIT: A web-based platform for real-time biosignal visualization and recording. In Proc. of the International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP), pp. 156-162, 2013
Priscila Alves, Hugo Plácido da Silva, André Lourenço and Ana Fred. BITalino: A biosignal acquisition system based on the Arduino. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Biomedical Electronics and Devices (BIODEVICES), pp. 261-264, 2013
Michel Cânovas, Hugo Plácido da Silva, André Lourenço and Ana Fred. MobileBIT: A framework for mobile interaction recording and display. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF), pp. 366-369, 2013
Carlos Carreiras, Hugo Plácido da Silva, André Lourenço and Ana Fred. StorageBIT: A metadata-aware, extensible, semantic, and hierarchical database for biosignals. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF), pp. 65-74, 2013

Reference publications on BITalino

2014

Hugo Plácido da Silva, Ana Fred and Raúl Martins. Biosignals for Everyone. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 13(4):64-71, 2014
Hugo Plácido da Silva, André Lourenço, Ana Fred and Raúl Martins. BIT: Biosignal Igniter Toolkit. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine,
115(1):20-32, 2014
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