Research team introduces 'phyjama,' a physiological sensing pajama

[ad_1] UMass Amherst researchers have developed physiological-sensing textiles that can be woven or stitched into sleep garments they have dubbed “phyjamas.” Their work rests on the insight that though sleepwear is worn loosely, in places sensors may press against the body through contact with external surfaces, such as the torso against a chair or bed, […]

Monitoring human physiological responses to improve interactions with robots

[ad_1] A system diagram for the conceptual framework for a Human Robot Collaboration as System of Systems that highlights the 3 aspects of an HRC system : Awareness, Intelligence and Compliance. Credit: Savur, Kumar & Sahin. Researchers from the Century Mold Collaborative Robotics Laboratory (CMCRL) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in New York have […]