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StretchSense Smart Garment Preliminary Washability Findings

Introduction StretchSense Smart Garments are designed to capture motion data from the human body to enable new motion capture applications in sports, gaming, and healthcare. Our Smart Garments are a prototyping platform for other businesses to develop new user experiences...
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Top To Toe: A Look At Where Stretch Sensors Can Measure Our Bodies

The human body is a varied canvas, one that can yield a surprising amount of information if you know where to look. In the realms of VR/AR, healthcare, and sports and fitness, having access to granular details about the movement...
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How Fast Can You Measure Strain?

IS THERE A LIMIT TO THE FREQUENCY RESPONSE OF A CAPACITIVE STRETCH SENSOR? Stretch sensors are an enabling technology for the next generation of wearables. Such smart wearables are intrinsically garment-like, can detect and measure muscle contraction, chest expansion, joint...
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Capacitive vs. Resistive Strain/Stretch Measurement

Here at StretchSense, we measure strain by tracking changes in the capacitance of our soft sensors. Strain can also be measured by sensing change in electrical resistance. In this monograph, I will compare the two methods (resistance vs. capacitance strain...
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How To Measure Joint Angle With Stretch Sensors

  STRETCH SENSORS FOR SMART CLOTHING Stretch sensors are small, stretchy capacitors. They are lightweight, soft, flexible and can be sewn into garments, making them well suited for use on the human body. Sewing stretch sensors into form-fitting clothes allows...
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