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Flash Sports Braces / knee brace

Flash Sports Braces
Flash Sports Braces

The concept of this design aims to improve the functionality of braces which can detect muscle fatigue and physical pain. On one hand, when muscle condition is healthy, the flash indicator on braces will show the green light; on the other hand, if muscle feels tired or gets hurt, it will show the red light as a warning. The technique of Electromyography (EMG) is applied to non – invasive smart patches on braces which are in contact with skin to detect the condition of muscles. In addition, for safety concern, the flash and sound on braces is used as a warning indicator for jogging at night.


Ling Tung University

Ling Tung University
Taichung, Taiwan

Wen-Sheng Wang,
Ling Tung University

Yuan-Chin Hsu,
National Cheng Kung University