Bicycle Handlebar Glove

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APPLICATION: CAPTURE PRESSURES DISTRIBUTION FROM GRASPING BICYCLE HANDLEBARS AND CONTROLS
CUSTOMER: MULTINATIONAL MANUFACTURER OF CYCLING COMPONENTS

Challenge

  • Customer required collection of high resolution tactile pressure date without having the system interfere with the normal operation of the bicycle.
  • Complex system integration
  • Upgrade FingerTPS, a single elements solution, to multi array sensing solution

Solution

  • PPS Delivered an integrated two-handed glove solution that comprises of  14 sensor arrays placed on the fingers of each hand coupled with a Stretchable TactArray that was placed on each palm and removable to the bicycle handlebars to cover the region between the thumb and index finger.

Benefit

  • Accomplish high resolution tactile imaging of the hand

  • Portable wireless instrumentation solution for pressure mapping  of the fingers

  • Comprehensive pressure data from the hands in real world live cycling conditions

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