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B Empathy / Elder Care

B Empathy
B Empathy

B empathy is an alternative pressure and humidity air mattress and it is designed for those patients who are non-ambulatory and have to lie in bed over a long period of time. When patients hold certain poses in bad, the pressure on skin, humidity and friction will result in skin necrotic and pressure ulcer. The mattress is made up of gasbags. Sensors embedded in the mattress are able to detect the pressure and humidity level at any time, and hence adjust the height difference by filling or releasing air in the gasbags. The mattress suits bed patients and patients with pressure ulcer at the beginning stage.

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National Taiwan University of Science and technology

National Taiwan University of Science and technology
Taipei City, Taiwan