User Experience of Wearable Infant Sleep Monitoring System for Medical Research and Diagnostics

Elina Ilen, Natalia Acosta Leinonen, Jukka Ranta, Manu Airaksinen, Leena Haataja, Sampsa Vanhatalo

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Abstract

A large proportion of infants have frequent sleep-related issues, and some of them may also have an underlying medical adversity, such as preterm birth or neonatal infections. While infant sleep is currently only studied in hospitals using labor-intensive polysomnography measurements, there would be a clear need for recording in patient’s home as well. Here, we describe a newly developed mobile wearable system designed for such purpose, consisting of pull-up pants, with integrated motion sensor and textile ECG-sensors. The paper presents our preliminary findings of product user’s experience; a parent, a nurse and a doctor.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 19th World Textile Conference
PublisherUniversiteit Gent
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9789079892068
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jun 2019
MoE publication typeD3 Professional conference proceedings
Event World Textile Conference - Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Duration: 11 Jun 201914 Jun 2019
Conference number: 19
http://www.autex2019.org

Conference

Conference World Textile Conference
Abbreviated titleAUTEX
CountryBelgium
CityGhent
Period11/06/201914/06/2019
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Keywords

  • Smart Textiles
  • Wearable Technology
  • Sleep Monitoring
  • Mobile Health

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    Ilen, E., Acosta Leinonen, N., Ranta, J., Airaksinen, M., Haataja, L., & Vanhatalo, S. (2019). User Experience of Wearable Infant Sleep Monitoring System for Medical Research and Diagnostics. In Proceedings of the 19th World Textile Conference Universiteit Gent. https://ojs.ugent.be/autex/article/view/11540/11006