31 Oct '12, 2pm

Running shoes to transmit real-time biomechanics: via @eetimes

Running shoes to transmit real-time biomechanics: via @eetimes

PARIS – A consortium of six industrial partners and research institutes has launched a two-year research project aimed at developing running shoes with embedded electronics for real-time transmission of biomechanical data to prevent injuries and improve performance. The Runsafer project aims to develop a running system that will consist of a microelectronic measurement system embedded on both shoes, able to transmit the main biomechanical parameters during running. Project partners said the information will be transmitted to a Micro SD card in the runner's mobile phone, where a freeware mobile phone application will inform in real time the runner about the planned activity and performance achieved. It will also suggest alternatives to the motion pattern in order to prevent injuries and integrate additional information such as heart rate or GPS positioning. After the runnin...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/design/medical-design/4400267/Runn...

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