University of Manchester scientists develop 'magic' carpet that detects falls

Press/Media: Research


A 'magic' carpet which can immediately detect when someone has fallen and can help to predict mobility problems has been developed by Manchester scientists.

Period12 Sept 2012

Media contributions


Media contributions

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing


  • magic carpet
  • elderly
  • falling
  • optical fibres