Wearable medical monitoring devices - WalkinSense

DULAKE, Nick (2009). Wearable medical monitoring devices - WalkinSense. [Artefact]

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Abstract

Design Futures (I) worked with Tomorrow Options, a European company based in Portugal and the UK, on the design of a range of innovative wearable medical monitoring devices. WalkinSense is a gait analysis electronic medical device that provides quantitative and qualitative information regarding user’s dynamic plantar pressure and activity. WalkinSense is capable of measuring plantar pressure, activity simultaneously with video synchronization, indoor and outdoor. No obtrusive cables or heavy components. Designed so that the user has free movement and can be monitored in conditions similar to real world situations. The device can be used for sports podiatrists, researchers, personal trainers, athletes and orthotic assessment. WalkinSense has been endorsed by reputable sports club.

Item Type: Artefact
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
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Depositing User: Nick Dulake
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2012 15:27
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2012 15:27
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5198

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