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10. 21. 2004

Memswear Fall Sensing Shirt

I hope my parents like the looks of this "Memswear" (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) vest, because I plan to outfit them each with one as soon as it's available commercially. The vest has a bluetooth sensor which can detect falls by determining the tilt of the wearer. When there's a fall the sensor sends an alert via PC or mobile phone to the caregiver via text, email, or phone. It's still just a prototype by Francis Tay of the National University of Singapore. Eventually, Tay hopes to create other "life-saving clothing" that will monitor vital signs of critically ill patients.
From CNN.

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