NEW SCENARIO

2008

NEW SCENARIO

FOR THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
An adaptable and unobtrusive monitoring system for the Neonatal Intensive Care. It is composed of a mat that takes its form in a soft layer of gel, which is sensitized and capable of analyzing the micro-movements of the child and of surveying the pressure points on the child's body, as well as the temperature;
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and the BioBelt, a sensitized band that permits the monitoring of the cardiac frequency, the respiratory frequency, the respiratory movements and the temperature. The system provides a context for experience where the medical treatment is reconciled with parents' needs for emotional bond with their child.

PARTNERS: University of Siena, Dipartimento INDACO - Politecnico di Milano, Azienda ospedaliera senese "Le Scotte"

SPONSORED BY: Palcom project www.ist-palcom.org, EU 6th FP-IST Information Society Technologies