eTextiles for a Smart Bed consists on a set of sensors fully screen printed on a Fabric Sheet Cover based on Mattress Mat technology by Sensing Tex. It is a System developed for multiple applications for body pressure, temperature, moisture and Bio signals in bedding. It can be used for product in health, wellness for bedding applications such as measure and monitor user position, evaluate user comfort, identify pressure on risk areas, measure position for wellness purposes, tracking of respirtation and heart rate, temperature and moisture Sensing among other applications.
The Mattress Mat system will improve monitoring of special applications for Healthcare and Wellness. The conference will describe the different sensors and how they are printed and built in the same manufacturing process, the architecture of the whole system and how fully printed eTextiles can be implemented in Large Areas
Speaker Biography (Miguel Ridao)
Mr. Ridao founded Sensing Tex and became Chief Executive Officer in 2010. He served as the co-founder of three companies in the field of engineering and technology. Holding over seventeen years of experience in the business of textile and electronic technology, Mr. Ridao is an inventor, holds some patents, has lectured worldwide, published several articles, and has won several awards at both technology and business level. On top of Mr. Ridao's achievement of receiving many high degrees Pre-PhD (UPC, Barcelona Spain 2006); Master Physics (UB, Barcelona Spain 2003); Master Textile Engineering (FH Reutlingen Germany 1999); (UPC, Barcelona Spain 1998), he has acquired academic training completed specifically within the field of entrepreneurship, leadership, and management. This training was done at the business schools of IESE Business School (Learning to Grow Executive Program) and La Salle Business School (Start Up Catalonia Program)
Miguel has a passion for innovation in Smart Textiles, he thinks that the future of textiles is not what it will be is about what we love to build and work
Company Profile (Sensing Tex)
Sensing Tex is a company with Headquarters in Barcelona specialized in developing end to end solutions based on its own Sensing Mat platform for sectors such as Sports, Wellness and Healthcare Sensing Tex offers innovative solutions and support to guide our customers from the early stage to the manufacturing of integrated finished products combining Sensing Mats with the cutting-edge electronic and IT technologies. Sensing Tex is a young company whose products and services have a large international presence around the Globe. The company works with brands throughout the world and take part of several international projects contributing with know-how, experience, technology and products. Sensing Mat Platform by Sensing Tex is based on patented technology developed by the highly skilled Sensing Tex team and has been deployed in hundreds of commercial projects for different applications in B2B and mass market where the company has contributed to their customers success providing hardware, software and support throughout the whole process of developing the final product.