Fibre optic smart pants offer low-cost way to monitor movements

smart pantsWith an ageing global population comes a need for new sensor technologies that can help clinicians and caregivers remotely monitor a person’s health.

New smart pants based on fibre optic sensors could help by offering a non-intrusive way to track a person’s movements and issue alerts if there are signs of distress.

For the full story, see the August 2023 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.


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