Chinese company designs ‘airbag jackets’ to protect the elderly from falls

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Chinese company designs ‘airbag jackets’ to protect the elderly from falls” – below is their description.

    A company in eastern China’s Jiangsu province designed wearable airbag jackets to protect

    the elderly from tumbles. It has a chip that monitors changes in posture in real time. The protective system can react within 0.18 seconds if it senses a potential impact, and releases miniature airbags.

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