Martijn ten Bhömer, Pauline van Dongen
Describe what you made. Vigour is a rehabilitation tool that enables geriatric patients, physiotherapists, doctors, and family to gain more insight into the exercises and progress of a rehabilitation process. A knitted cardigan with integrated stretch sensors monitors the movements of the upper body to give tailored feedback to the patient's movement exercises in real-time by means of sound. Initial draping of the shape and structure of the garment in Pauline van Dongen's studio. Briefly describe the process of how this was made. The prototype was developed in a bottom-up and emergent process in collaboration between TU/e (Ph.D. research…
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