Health Data Research & Analytics Platform for Garmin Wearables
Easily synchronize Garmin wearables with access to high resolution physiological raw data, independent and secure hosting, survey and questionnaire responses, real-time data streams, health data reports and exports.
The leading solution for wearable data research & analytics
The world’s most renowned Universities, Hospitals, Medical Institutions, Health Tech Companies and Research Institutes run their research studies and data analyses on Fitrockr.
HOW IT WORKS
Three simple steps to access high resolution raw health data
1 – SETUP PROJECT
2 – COLLECT DATA
3 – ACCESS RAW DATA
Easy participant management no matter how large the population
Fitrockr provides numerous features to efficiently manage your study participants.
- Manual set up of participant profiles by researcher.
- Self-service profile set up by participants.
- Excel file batch participant profiles upload.
- Automated participant profiles creation via Rest-API.
- Group participants by projects and research groups.
- User roles with role-specific access rights
Plug-and-play solution to collect any data recorded on a Garmin wearable. It cannot be easier.
Fitrockr is a plug-and-play research solution to collect any data recorded on a Garmin wearable. Participants simply wear the Garmin device and regularly synchronize it wirelessly through Bluetooth on their smartphone or via a central tablet. Large data amounts can also be uploaded via usb if needed.
Step 1 - Select Garmin device most suitable for the study
Garmin offers a wide range of device models covering all possible research use cases. Decide based on supported data types, storage and battery duration. We help you to find the most suitable device whether you purchase through us or directly at Garmin.
Fitrockr is a corporate solution partner of Garmin since 2018. Fitrockr is one of the Garmin deepest integrated solutions on the market.
Step 2 - Set data sampling rate
Customize the sampling rate for recorded data flexibly by research group or individual user level.
Totals for each day such as average heart rate, maximum/minimum stress levels, total steps, calories burned, etc.
Sampling rate: Daily
Details for each recorded activity such as GPS information, distance, speed heart rate, temperature, steps per minute, etc.
Sampling rate: 1-5s
Daily totals split into 15 minute epochs with information on steps, distance, met value, stress, heart rate, motion intensity, etc.
Sampling rate: 15 minutes
Break down of sleep duration and sleep phases.
Sampling rate: Seconds
Heart rate variability (HRV/BBI) is the time between each individual heartbeat.
Sampling rate: Millisconds
Heart rate data based on each individual heart beat.
Sampling rate: 1-3600s
Stress level and body battery.
Sampling rate: 1-3600s
Pulse oxygen measured by night or 24/7.
Sampling rate: 1-3600s
Sampling rate: 1-3600s
Number of times the signal crosses the zero axis. The acceleration signal measures movement frequency.
Sampling rate: 30-3600s
Accelerometer measures linear acceleration.
Sampling rate: 25hz
Gyroscope helps indicate orientation.
Sampling rate: 32hz
Step 3 - Connect and sync Garmin device
Choose from a variety of synchronization use cases, either via the participant’s smartphone or via a central tablet. This covers all current and future research project demands.
Participants have access to a smartphone with Internet connection. Garmin device is regularly synced by the participants via their smartphone.
Participants do not have access to a smartphone. Garmin device is regularly synced by an operator with a tablet that pulls the data from the Garmin device when the participant is met or visited.
Participants do not have access to a smartphone. Garmin devices are regularly synced by an operator with a tablet that pulls the data from the Garmin device when the participant is met or visited.
Garmin device data is streamed in real time to a tablet as long as there is an active Bluetooth connection. Data is only streamed but not stored as raw data elements.
MONITORING & ALERTING
Effective monitoring to prevent data gaps during data collection
Fitrockr provides effective and automated monitoring tools to ensure that your participants adhere to the data collection process. No more data gaps due to empty batteries or wearables forgotten to wear.
Compliance tracking to ensure adherence to project and study protocols
Fitrockr offers extensive features for compliance tracking to ensure that requirements of project and study protocols are met. (Non-)Compliance days can be automatically tracked and reported based on project-specific rule sets.
QUESTIONNAIRES & SURVEYS
Collect participant feedback and combine responses with wearable data collected
Setup questionnaires and ask your participants to provide feedback. Questionnaires are automatically displayed in the Fitrockr mobile participant app. Answers can be analyzed and combined with the physiological data collected via the wearables.
- Create free text, multiple choice and single choice questions.
- Set dates when each questionnaire should be answered.
- Schedule notifications to remind participants to provide feedback.
- Analyze questionnaires on screen or download data in Excel.
- Combine feedback with the physiological data collected via the wearables.
Notify, remind, instruct and communicate to users with app push notifications
Schedule push notifications to send tasks and reminders to individual users and target groups.
- Create free text notifications to send tasks or reminders.
- Schedule (dates and time) when notification should be sent.
- Assign notifications to group of users.
TASKS & GOALS
Assign goals to participants and track achievements
Define goals based on steps, distance, calorie burn or activity minutes. Assign goals individually to participants or research groups and track achievements. Goals are automatically displayed in the Fitrockr mobile participant app.
Access, analyze and export high resolution raw data.
All recorded data can be accessed and analyzed via pre-built standard reports or downloaded as Excel or JSON file format.
Pre-built standard reports
Access pre-built standard reports to assess participants’ physiological data. All reports can be viewed on screen or downloaded as Excel file.
If standard reports do not cover your needs, we can build a custom report or just download all raw data and build a report in Excel or via a third party research tool.
High resolution raw data export
Select timeframe, participants and data types and export any data into Excel, CSV or JSON format for further analysis.
Fully automate data synchronization with API Developer Access
Use our Rest-API to automate data exchange. Create new users via Rest API and import any data recorded into your own database.
SECURITY & DATA PROTECTION
Data protection and security tailored to sensitive data research projects
Fitrockr provides secure EU cloud or local on-premise data storage compliant with the latest security and data protection regulations.
- ISO-certified cloud servers located in Germany or Switzerland.
- Local on-premise installation and hosting available.
- Studies can be conducted personalized, pseudonymized or anonymized.
- Each research project receives its own server instance which will be completely deleted including all data at the end of the study.
- Fitrockr is a sole software service provider without any business or intentions in any data. Data is only used for the project purpose.
Our Cloud hosting center is ISO/IEC 27001 certified and follows international standards on how to manage information security.
We comply to GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation on data protection and privacy in the European Union and the European Economic Area.
We comply to HIPAA – the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information.
We follow GCP – Good Clinical Practice, an international ethical and scientific quality standard for designing, recording and reporting trials that involve the participation of human subjects.
We serve globally while based in Berlin
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