Frequently Asked Questions
What does Smart Peak Flow measure?
Smart Peak FlowTM measures the maximum speed at which you can exhale in Litres per minute.
How often should I measure my Peak Flow?
Most doctors recommend you take your reading twice a day, and the app will remind you to do so. You can however measure it more often if you so wish. All results will be displayed within the app.
How accurate is Smart Peak Flow?
Smart Peak FlowTM is designed to comply with the recommendations of the American Thoracic Society and the applicable ISO 23747 standard. In practice this means better than 10% accuracy.
Will the device work on my tablet and my phone?
Yes. The device will work with any smartphone or tablet that has a standard 3.5mm jack connection, microphone port, and that runs iOS 8 or later – or Android 4 or later. It has been specifically tested with iPhone 4S/5/5S/6/6S, iPad 2/3/Air/Pro, Samsung Galaxy 3/4/5/6/7, Samsung Tab 1/2/3, HTC, Prestigio PSP3457, Nexus.
Will my data be safe?
Your data is stored on your device as well as anonymously synced to our secure servers in the cloud as a backup.
How will I clean my Smart Peak Flow device?
Firstly, try not to cough or spit into your device, but if this does happen – lightly rinse your device with water and make sure it dries fully before reusing.
Can family members share the device?
No, the device is to be used by a single user. Please contact us if you need more devices.
How do I share my peak flow readings with my doctor/carer?
To share your peak flow readings, click on the “share” button near the top-right corner of the chart. To send a single peak flow reading, click “save and notify carer” after taking the measurement.