Smart socks could transform dementia care

newseventsimage 1691413758208 mainnews2012 x4A sock that combines sensors with artificial intelligence could help care staff detect agitation and prevent falls in people with dementia.

The SmartSocks can track heart rate, sweat levels and motion to give insight into the wearer’s well-being, providing accurate understanding of a person’s cognitive state, and distress levels.

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


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