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'Magic' Carpet, a High-Tech Safety Net for Elderly Care

Scientists at the University of Manchester have developed a prototype carpet containing plastic optical fibers which can detect the pressure exerted by someone when they fall or change their gait while walking. The carpet is connected to a computer s

http://www.wbir.com/video/1885267666001/1/Magic-Carpet-a-High-Tech-Safety-Net-for-Elderly-Care http://cdn.newslook.com/85/85b1915a5c18ac4adca400556982a897/images/frame_0032.jpg 'Magic' Carpet, a High-Tech Safety Net for Elderly Care Scientists at the University of Manchester have developed a prototype carpet containing plastic optical fibers which can detect the pressure exerted by someone when they fall or change their gait while walking. The carpet is connected to a computer s newslookHealth 03:04

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