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A piezoelectric flexible insole system for gait monitoring for the Internet of Health Things
  • Junliang Chen ,
  • Yanning Dai ,
  • Shuo Gao
Junliang Chen
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Yanning Dai
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Shuo Gao
School of Instrumentation and Optoelectronic Engineering

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Gait is closely associated with many chronic diseases. With the development of the Internet of Health Things (IoHT), long-term gait monitoring and corresponding analysis can be performed remotely, reducing a patient’s time and traffic cost, while providing doctors more valuable gait information. The presented work provides a feasible means for real-time, long-term, and accurate gait monitoring in an IoHT scenario. Through the experimental results, the high detection sensitivity of 54 mN and responsivity of 163 mV/N are achieved, thereby satisfying the need for analyzing various diseases. Furthermore, 16 hours continuous working time indicates its successful utilization during long-term gait monitoring.