Biometric data is the technical term for body measurements, in the case of TIIM for sleep, steps and heart rate.
Collecting biometric data
When you create a new study you should scroll down and left check for the ‘Use biometric data collection (Google Fit & Health Kit)’ box. Or if you already have created your study, open your study and go to the study details page. Here you can again find the ‘Use biometric data collection (Google Fit & Health Kit)’ box and update your study.
Go to the modules page, create a new module or open an existing module. Scroll downwards to Sensor configuration. Here you can see the three types of data that are possible to select. Depending on your research select which data you want to collect and click on save.
You can now add content items in your modules. The biometric data will be collected once the module is executed. This includes the data generated by the participant while filling in the module.
Participants allowing for biometric data collection
Instruct the participants to allow for biometric data gathering. In the TIIM app under settings they can check the notifications for biometric data gathering.
The participant should also have their settings set to allow the TIIM app to get data. Under settings for their phone they should go to ‘apps’, the participant should have biometric data allowed. This way the TIIM app always gets the most recent data.