Remote-controlled jacket lets parents hug their children from far away

The T.Jacket offers real-time remote monitoring of activity and remote pressure application.

Designed by James Teh, the T.Jacket lets parents far away use an app to give their children a “hug” when needed. The system features real-time remote monitoring of activity and pressure levels, as well as remote pressure application.

Deep pressure therapy is a sensory-based intervention often used by therapists to assist individuals with sensory processing difficulties, such as those with autism spectrum disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The jacket can be used to apply pressure when a child becomes agitated or anxious to help soothe them.

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Source: PSFK