For sport wearables we are developing a smart shirt that can perform local positioning, heart rate, breathing, temperature, impedance and further biometric sensing as well as direct feedback during the excercise.
The market for smart wearables is growing rapidly, smart wearables are increasingly being used in various sports. There is a need in the market for athletes, for example, to gain insight into health by means of measuring and monitoring body functions. Smart wearables are increasingly being used to do this. However, there are some problems with these existing smart wearables.
The challenge in the development of the Textile Coach is to combine sensors with smart textiles and developing deep-learning algortimes that can provide the athlete with real-time feedback during the exercise.
For cyclists it is extremely helpful to have a personal coach with them during their training or race. With the information provided by the Textile Coach, a cyclist can make health and performance enhancing decisions during the excercise. Together with one of our partners, we can now develop an AI platform to process and translate data. With the use of a 4g module, The Textile coach can now give real-time feedback to the athletes. Our feedback goes via a smartphone or cycling computer, where real-time advice is given.