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Smart Textile Suit

  • Rita Paradiso
  • Gianluca De Toma
  • Carlo Mancuso
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Abstract

Textile sensors have attempted to measure heart rate, respiratory rate, as well as moving performance. The characteristics of conductivity and elasticity of textile are used to measure angle and performance. In this chapter, the principles of motion analysis using conventional optical method, inertial sensors, and textile sensors are briefly presented. In particular, overview of textile sensors in terms of conductivity and elasticity is explained. Finally, the current topics of sensor application are introduced.

Keywords

Textile sensor Conductivity Elasticity Washability Angle Data fusion Piezoresistive textile sensors Biomechanical fabric sensors Goniometer Gesture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Paradiso
    • 1
  • Gianluca De Toma
    • 1
  • Carlo Mancuso
    • 1
  1. 1.Smartex srlPratoItaly

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