Detecting Dehydration Based on Urine Color Using Fuzzy Logic Image Processing and Regulating Water Intake with an Automatic Water Pump According to Dehydration Level Using an IoT-Based


  • Denny Trias Utomo Politeknik Negeri Jember
  • Adi Heru Utomo Politeknik Negeri Jember
  • Zora Olivia Politeknik Negeri Jember
  • Nita Maria Politeknik Negeri Jember
  • Nilla Putri Rosidania Politeknik Negeri Jember



dehydration, IoT system, image processing


Dehydration is a condition where the body lacks the fluids it needs to carry out its functions optimally. Dehydration can cause various health problems, including decreased mental and physical performance, and can even cause death if not treated immediately. Therefore, it is important to be able to detect and treat dehydration early. One way to detect dehydration is through urine color analysis. Urine that is darker than normal can be a sign of dehydration. The classification of dehydration level according to urine color is as follows: 1-2: Hydrated, 3-4: Mildly dehydrated, 5-6: Dehydrated, 7-8: Very dehydrated. This research aims to develop an IoT-based dehydration detection system that can detect the level of dehydration in a person based on urine color and regulate water intake automatically using a water pump.  The novelty of this research is the method of integrating drinking water intake with dehydration detection based on real-time urine color based on IoT using the Fuzzy Logic method. The results of this research are used by the Jember State Polytechnic TeFa Nutrition Care Center (NCC) in serving patients. The methodology used in this research is Fuzzy Logic image processing to process urine color data and determine a person's level of dehydration. After carrying out this research, the following conclusions were obtained: Based on the literature study in this research, 8 levels of hydration status according to NSW Health were obtained, then from this literature a method was obtained to measure a person's hydration based on urine color using image processing using the Fuzzy Logic method.


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How to Cite

Utomo, D. T., Utomo, A. H., Olivia, Z., Maria, N., & Rosidania, N. P. (2024). Detecting Dehydration Based on Urine Color Using Fuzzy Logic Image Processing and Regulating Water Intake with an Automatic Water Pump According to Dehydration Level Using an IoT-Based. International Journal of Health and Information System, 1(3), 152–164.