The Potential of Smartwatches for Emotional Self-regulation of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Juan C. Torrado, Germán Montoro, Javier Gomez

Abstract

This paper focuses on the potential of smartwatchers as interventors in the process of emotional self-regulation on individuals with ASD. Parting from a model of assistance in their self-regulation tasks, we review the main advantages of smartwatches in terms of sensors and pervasive interaction potential. We argue the suitability of smartwatches for this kind of assistance, including studies that had used them for related purposes, and the relation of this idea with the affective computing area. Finally, we propose a technological approach for emotional self-regulation assistance that uses smartwatches and applies to the mentioned intervention model.

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Torrado J., Montoro G. and Gomez J. (2016). The Potential of Smartwatches for Emotional Self-regulation of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder . In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-170-0, pages 444-449. DOI: 10.5220/0005818104440449


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@conference{healthinf16,
author={Juan C. Torrado and Germán Montoro and Javier Gomez},
title={The Potential of Smartwatches for Emotional Self-regulation of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={444-449},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005818104440449},
isbn={978-989-758-170-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)
TI - The Potential of Smartwatches for Emotional Self-regulation of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
SN - 978-989-758-170-0
AU - Torrado J.
AU - Montoro G.
AU - Gomez J.
PY - 2016
SP - 444
EP - 449
DO - 10.5220/0005818104440449