The moment when stroke patients return home after treatment has always been a source of concern for both themselves and their physicians, as the latter are left blind without any feedback. But this is now a thing of the past: a novel suit fitted with 41 sensors is finally ready for commercialisation.

Interaction project: A sensor-fitted suit to analyse stroke patients’ movements

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News article on University of Twente website

Scientific articles:

  • Klaassen B, van Beijnum B-JF, Held JP, Reenalda J, van Meulen FB, Veltink PH and Hermens HJ (2017) "Usability Evaluations of a Wearable Inertial Sensing System and Quality of Movement Metrics for Stroke Survivors by Care Professionals." Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol. 5:20. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2017.00020
  • Klaassen B. et al. (2015) "A Full Body Sensing System for Monitoring Stroke Patients in a Home Environment." In: Plantier G., Schultz T., Fred A., Gamboa H. (eds) Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 511. Springer, Cham