Steps Vs distance

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Re: Steps Vs distance

Post by Aathif Mahir » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:51 pm

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Aathif,
Some more examples attached in my previous mail as requested.
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Hi Emaiger,

I have addressed your issue to our Engineers, I'll get back you soon with the solution.

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Re: Steps Vs distance

Post by Aathif Mahir » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:04 am

Emsiger wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:22 pm
Aathif,
Some more examples attached in my previous mail as requested.
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Hi Emaiger,

Steps are primarily based on arm movement, so that may be what is causing the numbers to be a little off, and the stride calculations to seem incorrect. Normally if someone thinks that the TicHealth steps are off, I recommend that they compare the count to what is collected by the Google Fit app on their watch. Usually these two counts are not the same, but close. If there is a huge discrepancy, then there may be an issue with the device. If you want more information about step tracking algorithms, Please let me know I transfer you to our engineers for more assistant on your issue.

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Re: Steps Vs distance

Post by Emsiger » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:35 pm

Aathif,

thx for your reply.

The step count is not the problem, because the steps are almost equal on my Ticwatch or mobvoi app compared with google fit.

The issue is the calculated distance.

One more example from today:
10373 steps calculated on Ticwatch pro (in Mobvoi App as well) measured a distance from 9,5 km
10534 steps calculated in Google fit measured a distance from 6,7 km.

This means a discrepancy from 2,8 km between Ticwatch/Mobvoi calculation to Google fit.

In my opinion such a big discrepancies should not happen.

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Re: Steps Vs distance

Post by Emsiger » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:06 pm

any outcome on how and why such a discrepancy on calculating the distance happened?

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Re: Steps Vs distance

Post by Aathif Mahir » Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:44 am

Emsiger wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:06 pm
any outcome on how and why such a discrepancy on calculating the distance happened?

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Hi Emsiger,

Different fitness apps uses different kind of algorithms for data retrieving, therefore small discrepancy is totally normal.

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