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17th May 2017, UK

Footfalls & Heartbeats teams up with KOB to improve compression therapy

Footfalls & Heartbeats has developed a process for manufacturing smart fabric which uses nano-scale interactions within the textile to make the fabric itself the sensor, avoiding the need for wires or miniature electronics.Footfalls & Heartbeats (UK), a smart-fabrics business that has developed patent protected technology where the textile is the sensor, is working with KOB, a leading manufacturer of bandages and fabrics, to improve compression therapy. 

During a six-month project, Footfalls & Heartbeats will develop the manufacturing process for a smart bandage that aims to transform the treatment for patients suffering with venous leg ulcers and needing compression therapy.

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