UCD spin-out Kinesis Health Technologies has invented a wearable mobility and falls risk assessment device, that it claims can reduce falls by up to 40 percent. Kinesis’ first product QTUG uses body-worn tri-axial gyroscopes and accelerometers, and streams data wirelessly via Bluetooth to a touchscreen tablet device. It is intended for use by physicians or community care nurses in a supervised environment. It is available for sale in Ireland, the UK, the US and Canada. Read more: Silicon Republic
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