For bedridden nursing home patients with urine incontinence, wearing wet diapers for prolonged periods may cause bedsores. On the other hand, the disposable adult diaper amounts to 7% of total landfill waste. Npant system is a reusable diaper warp equipped with a moisture sensor and alarm system, designed to work with booster pads. When urine is produced and absorbed by the pad, the wet diaper detector will recognize moisture and alert the caregiver immediately.
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Credit: Jeng-Neng Fan of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan) and Hsu-Chih Huang of Hungkuang University (Taiwan) for Insight Center, National Taiwan University (Taiwan)