Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:


Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

KNEESUP / Wearables (Product & APP)


KNEESUP is a knee rehabilitation system Integrating smart wearable devices with mobile app service. The device adapts air bag structure enables the comfort knee support. It helps degenerative arthritis patient at the early stage to improve osteoarthritis from early rehabilitation to future long-term knee health care. By detecting from device sensors including EMG and accelerometer, the app prompts patient with a correct gesture. The user can exercise their quadriceps at home to relieve pain and retard degradation effectively. Using app recorded data can be shared with doctors for diagnosis and reach telehealth in the future.


Shih Chien University

Shih Chien University
Taipei City, Taiwan

Yan-Fu Liu,
Shih Chien University