enschede - People recovering from a stroke may soon likely to take advantage of a suit (41) sensors and the ability to store and transmit data. Bart Klaassen developed the suit together with an international team and promoted it Wednesday at the University of Twente.
Every year in the Netherlands, approximately 45 000 Dutch stroke, after which they often face physical limitations. Knowledge about the functioning of the patients daily may improve rehabilitation. This knowledge can now through such a pack, home worn under clothing by the patient, to the thearapeut.
' There had long been a great need for such a system, but the technology simply was not ready for, 'says Klaassen. ' That is now changing rapidly. ''