Research Progress and Development Trend of Anti-fall Smart Clothing for the Elderly

Updated: 6/18/2019 11:35:04 AM

Abstract: The anti-fall smart clothing for the elderly can monitor the occurrence of human fall and provide protection, so as to reduce the damage caused by fall. This paper reviews the research status of fall monitoring from three aspects, i.e., fall process, fall posture and monitoring method, summarizes the application status of airbags, sponge materials, 3D gel materials and cache airbags as cushioning materials for fall protection, analyzes the functional requirements of anti-fall smart clothing in fall monitoring and fall protection, and look forward its development prospects.

Key words: the elderly; smart clothing; fall monitoring; fall protection; functional requirements

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS