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Wearable Electronics for Better Quality Community Care of the Elderly (Phase II) -- Trial: Finer Nu-Torque Cotton Yarn Production (II)

This project aims to develop new sets of “Outer apparel made of ‘Nu-Torque’ cotton yarn" embedded with detachable GPS tracker and BLE device to be provided by LSCM and ASTRI. This phase II project will provide wearable devices tracking elderly people both in outdoor and indoor, thus enable location of lost elderlies easily and efficiently, improve the productivity of caretakers, enhance elderly caring service for organizations such as TWGHs.


Winner of Best Smart Care Technology – Solution in the 6th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards (2018)
Commercialisation Opportunity
Project No. (ITC) ITT/024/14TP
Project Type Prototype
Project Co-ordinator Mr. KEH Yee Man, Edwin
Research Institute The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles & Apparel Limited
ITF Amount HK$ 346,000
Start Date DD/MM/YY 2014-11-01
Completion Date DD/MM/YY 2015-10-31
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