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Soft Central / Home monitoring system

Soft Central
Soft Central

This project sets out to explore the design and manufacturing processes underlying the development of soft home monitoring products to measure the elderly’s activities of daily living, in which smart textile technology will enable the integration of sensors into the fabric itself. An application was designed to simplify the elderly’s experience of seeing doctors, and to improve the communication between the elderly, their relatives and doctors. Prototypes of a pressure-sensitive piece of slippers, and an application was developed and evaluated during a workshop with current stakeholders.


University of Nottingham (UNNC)

University of Nottingham (UNNC)
Ningbo, China

Yifan CHEN,
University of Nottingham (UNNC)

Yanbing WANG,
University of Nottingham (UNNC)

Peiqing WU,
University of Nottingham (UNNC)