Snapshots 2017-07-17T09:35:55+00:00

Here are some snapshots of exciting new research and development PSI is pursuing.

A breakthrough in balance measurement

Following tests during 2016 that proved the LED Sensormat™ analytics can be used as a clinical tool for the care of Australia’s ageing population the Balance Mat is now available for healthcare providers to use in aged care, hospitals, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and sport.

Physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals can now use the Balance Mat 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. The Balance Mat can also be used as a biofeedback tool for physiotherapy and rehabilitation after injury, a rapid indicator of suspected concussion on the sportsfield and in the diagnosis of post-concussion syndrome.

To find out more go to www.balancemat.com.au.

NEW ~ Now available!

aged care trial
Sensor mat with train

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.

smart homes snapshot

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.