To comply to data privacy requirements or to get an approval from the ethics committee you usually have to prepare an informed consent that the participant has to sign.
The content of such an informed consent is out of the scope of this documentation but you have to include information about the data you aquire and the institutes involved in processing the data. Because movisens is involved in processing the data you have to include information like the following:
movisens GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany is allowed to process the data collected by the smartphones and store them in the datacenter of the TelemaxX Telekommunikation GmbH in Karlsruhe, Germany until the data is requested for deletion by the researcher. The data is collected and stored pseudonymized, the identity of the participant is not known to movisens. The study is not allowed to collect data from the participant that allows movisens uncovering the identity of the participant.
We implemented the following security protections
The Lockout-Mode prevents the participant from accessing applications other than movisensXS. To enable the Lockout-Mode, change the configuration parameters of the Sampling running node in the Sampling tab of the web console. Activate Full Screen and Lock other applications. If it is configured and the Study is running the Smartphone will block other applications and will instead launch movisensXS.
The language of the movisensXS app is automatically chosen depending on the configured smartphone language. The study control screens are always in English. Only the screens the participant sees are translated.
The following languages are currently available.
If your language is missing, just register at transifex as a translator and than go to movisensXS app translation, select your language and press Join team (top right). We will approve your account and your translations will be included in our next release.
The questionnaire results can be downloaded in different formats:
The questionnaire results contain the following columns:
All dates and times are stored in the local time zone of the smartphone except the Form_upload_date/time.
Beginning with app version 0.6.3591 you can select the alarm sound in the settings of the movisensXS app. You can either choose an alarm that shipped with your device or if you install the ES File Explorer File Manager you can also select audio files you placed on the device.
If you experience a problem, please check the following points:
If the problem persists please contact us as described under support.
To cite movisensXS please include the version of the smartphone app. For example:
movisensXS, Version 0.7.4162 (movisens GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany)
We updated our whole code base to be compatible with the new android versions.
We have completely rewritten our internal code to make the "Lock other Apps" functionality and the "logging which app is used (beta)" compatible with newer android versions.
In case a participant accidentally puts their smartphone to silent mode we display a warning card on the home screen to let them know that they might miss alarms.
In case you use location tracking and a participant accidentally disables location tracking we show a notification until the participant activates the location tracking again.
We added a new beta functionality that logs the music your participant listens to. It logs the artist, the album, and the track currently playing. It has been implemented for several android music apps and has been tested with the largest tree: Google Android Player, Amazon Music and Spotify. Let us know, if you want to try it.
We offer a beta program that allows you to access the latest versions of movisensXS before the general release. This allows us to deliver features faster and test them in the field without breaking ongoing studies.
Because the beta build will have features that are still in progress, the app may be less stable than you're accustomed to. Feedback on stability, as well as any other performance issues you experience, is crucial and greatly appreciated.
To get the beta version of movisensXS you have to have the public version installed:
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