1st Dornbirn-GFC Startup-Days
Textile integrated sensors to help people stay healthier

17.10.2019 The startup ambiotex, Tübungen/Germany, has developed textile integrated sensors that enable high quality and real-time time analysis of the wellbeing of its wearer.

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The product will be the first occupational safety device focusing on mental health. Medical grade ECG sensors, respiration, localization and motion sensors analyze the stress level, motion state and location of its wearer. The technology has been developed in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (Fraunhofer IIS), Erlangen/Germany, already helped at least 2 people to stay healthy by providing information that made them seek medical attention and led to diagnosis of life-threatening diseases.
ambiotex technology is used to build digital applications for analogue safety apparel. Analysis of mental and physical workload will reduce loss of working hours caused by occupational diseases. Target customers are safety clothing manufacturers and companies operating in dangerous environments.
The startup was presented at the 1st Startup-Days of the 58th Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress (Dornbirn GFC) in Dornbirn/Austria from September 11-12, 2019.