A generic sensor fabric for multi-modal swallowing sensing in regular upper-body shirts

Rui Zhang, Martin Freund, Oliver Amft, Jingyuan Cheng, Bo Zhou, Paul Lukowicz, Seoane Fernando, Peter Chabrecek

In: Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC-2016) September 12-16 Heidelberg Germany Pages 46-47 ACM 2016.


We investigate a generic fabric material as basis for resistive pressure and bio-impedance sensors and apply the fabric in a shirt collar for swallowing spotting. Our pilot study under controlled conditions confirmed the feasibility of both sensor types.

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