After numerous experiments, conducted on over 200 subjects, is prepared to be marketed the first shirt that can monitor remotely chronically ill and monitor the progress of physiological parameters during sport, and for telerehabilitation. A actual “jersey health.
The new technology is the result of brain Italian: has been developed by the Laboratory and wearable sensors Telemedicine the Polo Technologic, Biomedical Research Unit of the IRCCS Centro “S. Maria Nascent in Milan’s Foundation Don Gnocchi.”
Magic (t interactive computer) is a common cotton shirt that has internally formed small areas with particular fibers that manage the breath and ‘Cardiac the wearer to 200 times per second. It should be shabby like a underwear and does not need placement on the body wire or adhesive electrodes, “says the engineer Marco Di Rienzi, coordinator of research in the area cardio respiratory, of wearable sensors and Technology Centre of Telemedicine.
The same mobile phones: in fact the garment is connected to a small electronic module, the size of a cellphone, which Notes exercise and posture of the subject. Easily using the Bluetooth mode Stores data from fibers of the shirt and sent them to a central monitoring.
The distinct garment was designed initially to monitor ultimate symbols elderly and patients with cardiovascular disease But now that can be used with success in numerous areas: to assess the performance of the heart of healthy people though they work or do sport But also to manage the physiological reactions of ‘body in extreme environmental situations.