The opportunity exists for wholesale investors to express interrest in investment in Footfalls and Heartbeats Ltd.
Footfalls and Heartbeats Ltd (FHL) has developed a process for designing & manufacturing textiles where the textile itself can perform sensory functions such as capturing heart rate, respiration & joint movement data & its transmission in real-time. These smart textiles have applications for medical compression bandages, fitness & wellness clothing, infants & aged care etc.
FHL’s textiles can sense a range of parameters including bioelectrical signals, temperature, displacement and force. An early and likely application for Footfalls & Heartbeats' technology is the integration into compression bandages for use on chronic leg ulcers. With several large corporate partners, Footfalls & Heartbeats developing a design for a bandage that can revolutionise the application and long term monitoring of compression therapy for wound care. Footfalls’ world class textile pressure sensing technology will also allow for realtime monitoring of individual rehabilitation from musculoskeletal injuries whether chronic condition, age or sport related.
Other areas with potential include miniaturising textile based medical devices, infant monitoring, pressure sensing in wheelchairs and beds, and performance monitoring for top athletes.
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Pacific Channel is an early-stage investment and development firm focused on building successful deep-tech ventures from New Zealand. Pacific Channel's specialist capital pathway, hands-on approach and ability to leverage a proven eco-system of support gives their portfolio companies the resources, expertise and networks necessary to accelerate growth and navigate the complex commercialisation pathway required to achieve success in international markets.
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