IFA 2019: Intelligent sensor technology for a better posture at the workplace

Whether pain in the back, shoulders or knees: Incorrect posture in the workplace can have consequences. A sensor system developed by researchers at TU Kaiserslautern and the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) might be of help. Sensors on arms, legs and back, for example, detect movement sequences and software evaluates such data. The system provides the user with direct feedback via a Smartwatch so that he can correct movement or posture. It is possible to install the sensors in working clothes and shoes.

Quelle: IDW Informationsdienst Wissenschaft