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Effie Santarmou
07-14-2005, 01:53 AM
Dear readers,

I am interested about an integrated pressure/force sensor with a mP interface.
Characteristics like rigid, robust, low power consumption, small dimensions are
also needed as it must be implanted in a foot-insole.

I have already done a market-search about it. The biggest portion of
similar sensors are specialised for industrial applications and it is difficult
to find a compromise between the characteristics...

There are some sensors specialised for foor measurements (from companies like
Tekscan, Interlink, Paromed) but extra modules (acquisition circuit,
amplifiers, A/Ds ) are needed for connection to a mP.

It would be very useful, if someone have used such a commercial system or
have developed a prototype one, so as to give me some info.

Thank you in advance,

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Effie Santarmou
MSc student
Department of Electronics, Informatics and Systems
University of Bologna,
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