Pressure-based weight monitoring system for determining improper walking or running

  • US 8,280,681 B2
  • Filed: 11/23/2009
  • Issued: 10/02/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/15/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A system of monitoring weight of a person, comprising:

  • a plurality of pressure sensors integrated with a shoe, for generating signals responsive to weight of a person wearing the shoe when walking or running over ground;

    a processor electrically coupled with the pressure sensors, for processing the signals to determine an improper walking or running event;

    a transmitter for transmitting a signal indicative of the improper walking or running event; and

    a remote receiver for receiving the signal and generating an indication of the improper running or walking event.

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