Pressure Mapping Mat for Tele-Home Care Applications
AbstractIn this paper we present the development of a mat-like pressure mapping system based on a single layer textile sensor and intended to be used in home environments for monitoring the physical condition of persons with limited mobility. The sensor is fabricated by embroidering silver-coated yarns on a light cotton fabric and creating pressure-sensitive resistive elements by stamping the conductive polymer poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrene sulfonate) (PEDOT:PSS) at the crossing points of conductive stitches. A battery-operated mat prototype was developed and includes the scanning circuitry and a wireless communication module. A functional description of the system is presented together with a preliminary experimental evaluation of the mat prototype in the extraction of plantar pressure parameters. View Full-Text
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Saenz-Cogollo, J.F.; Pau, M.; Fraboni, B.; Bonfiglio, A. Pressure Mapping Mat for Tele-Home Care Applications. Sensors 2016, 16, 365.
Saenz-Cogollo JF, Pau M, Fraboni B, Bonfiglio A. Pressure Mapping Mat for Tele-Home Care Applications. Sensors. 2016; 16(3):365.Chicago/Turabian Style
Saenz-Cogollo, Jose F.; Pau, Massimiliano; Fraboni, Beatrice; Bonfiglio, Annalisa. 2016. "Pressure Mapping Mat for Tele-Home Care Applications." Sensors 16, no. 3: 365.
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