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Innovative ‘smart socks’ developed to help millions living with dementia

A University of Bristol graduate has developed ‘smart socks’ that track rising distress in the wearer to improve the wellbeing of millions of people with dementia, non-verbal autism and other conditions that affect communication.

Inventor Dr Zeke Steer quit his job and took a PhD at Bristol Robotics Laboratory so he could find a way to help people like his great grandmother, who...