Below you will find snapshots of some exciting new research and development PSI is currently pursuing.

Sway Test Sensor Mat

Tests are underway to prove that the LED Sensormat™ analytics can be used as a clinical tool in the care of Australia’s ageing population. Nicknamed the ‘Balance Mat,’ the Sway Test Sensor Mat will detect and measure the slightest of swaying movements when an elderly person is asked to stand still on the mat. Once this product is developed, doctors and physiotherapists will be able to use the analytics to score, rate and compare a person’s movements and determine the need for stability interventions like walking frames or wheelchairs to prevent falls and fractures.

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NEW ~ Now available!

Train Alert Sensor Mat

Railway departments in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland have expressed strong interest in the potential deployment of the LED Sensormat™ at the end of railway platforms and in train tunnels to restrict people walking there. This is because of the ability of the Train Alert Sensor Mat that is being developed to ignore constant movements caused by passing trains and only trigger an alarm when a person is detected moving or standing on the mat at the end of a platform or inside the small ‘sanctuaries’ inside a railway tunnel.

Smart Homes & the Internet of Things

Long-term, PSI plans to explore the unlimited possibilities of producing sensor mats of all sorts, shapes and sizes for every surface everywhere to be used as a network component in the smart home and the Internet of Things.

To that end, we are busily extending and improving our embedded analytics framework by researching, testing and developing new software, including the hardware and graphical user interfaces, analytical applications, software wrapping, test harnesses and processes for demonstration and evaluation.

At the same time we are developing the firmware, including the analytics, file systems, communications protocols, real-time operating systems, hardware drivers, power management and the human–machine and machine–machine interfaces.