Fraunhofer Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration IZM

Laminated EMG sensors in textile circuit boards for rehabilitation processes

In the "Connextyle" project around designer and product developer Jessica Smarsch, the team also focuses on developing user-oriented garments: The tops, which are equipped with textile printed circuit boards and laminated EMG sensors, measure muscle activity and thus optimize rehabilitation processes for patients. An app provides visual feedback from the collected data, generates reports on the heating process and makes it easier for therapists to adapt the measures ideally.