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SocketSense @ InnoLae 2020

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Large-Area Electronics (including printable and flexible electronics) is a new way of making electronics, sensing systems and intelligent objects using novel materials formulated as inks and low-temperature processes such as printing and coating. The concept of using low-temperature manufacturing processes to deposit functional materials directly onto flexible substrates to make intelligent systems is revolutionary from […]

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Sensors improve life for amputees

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Around 40 million people in the world have amputated a part of their body. In our part of the world a lost limb is often caused by an accident or a consequence of for example diabetes. We also have a widespread access to substitutes, ie prostheses. But prosthetics are only moderately popular. It’s not the […]

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SocketSense joined EC Workshop on Smart Bioelectronic

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SocketSense partners from KTH, RISE IVF, LussTech and Ossur participated the EC Workshop on Smart Bioelectronic and Wearable Systems (22&23 October, Brussels), and presented the overall strategy and related base technologies of SocketSense. This EC workshop aimed to promote cross project communication while informing the current technology and policy trends

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SocketSense speaks at EPoSS 2019

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The SocketSense project was presented at the European Technology Platform on Smart System Integration (EPoSS) Annual Forum 2019. EPoSS is an industry-driven policy initiative defining R&D and innovation needs as well as policy requirements related to Smart Systems Integration and integrated Micro- and Nanosystems. The SocketSense project was presented during the Smart Systems for Flexible […]

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SocketSense visited KTH Degree Project Fair

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Last week, KTH EECS researchers have presented different thesis projects in the context of SocketSense at the degree project fair at KTH’s campus in Kista. Over 40 companies, 15 research groups and 400 of KTH’s students visited the yearly degree project fair. The event represents a good opportunity for students at the bachelor’s and master’s level […]

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Newsletter #1

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Welcome to the SocketSense Project! SocketSense is a new ICT project which aims at developing an innovative prosthetic socket system through the integration of advanced sensing, data analysis, AI methods, embedded platforms and cloud computing. In particular, the cutting-edge solution will consist of real-time monitoring of critical clinical parameters measured inside the prosthetic socket. The […]

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The SocketSense Project

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Problem and Challenge Limb amputations cause serious physical disabilities that compromise the quality of life of many people around the globe. The World Health Organization estimates that there are ~ 40 million amputees in the world. This number is expected to increase, due to an ageing population and a corresponding higher incidence of diabetes and […]