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The Moodmetric smart ring is a convenient and accurate tool for measuring electrodermal activity in field research


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The Moodmetric smart ring as a tool for field research

The Moodmetric smart ring provides real-time data on the autonomic nervous system. It is a research tool for measuring continuously, in normal daily life as well as long term.

The Moodmetric smart ring is a user-friendly way to capture electrodermal activity (EDA), which tells about the activation of the sympathetic nervous system. EDA measurement has been applied in psychophysiological research for over 100 years.

Moodmetric has brought the measuring of EDA from the laboratory to field research. This cost-efficient method enables research to be carried out on large groups for long periods of time.

The measurement data tells especially of cognitive and emotional stress. Recently the Moodmetric smart ring has been used for, for example, research on mental load at work, customer experience, and social interaction.

The advantages of the Moodmetric smart ring in research

  • The Moodmetric smart ring is easy to use
  • The Moodmetric smart ring collects objective data of everyday life situations with ease.
  • The measurement data is comparable between users.
  • It is easy to put together a research group as people regard the measurement interesting.
  • The mobile app collecting the data is free and participants can download it to their own phones.
  • The measurement result i.e. the Moodmetric level is robust to motional artefacts.
  • The cloud service enables remote monitoring.

The measurement data is available in different formats. Read more from page Use of data and Guides

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Technical data

  • The Moodmetric smart ring measures electrodermal activity
  • Includes step counter
  • Battery life is approx. 1 week
  • Memory size is approx. 12 hours
  • Bluetooth range 5 meters at minimum
  • Data in CSV and Excel formats
  • The ring is not waterproof

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