Research into new monitoring device to boost horse welfare and performance

Posted in: Faculty of Engineering and Design, Research

Author: Dr Ben Metcalfe -


A soundbite by Dr Ben Metcalfe, lecturer from the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering.

The EquiVi project is led by Dr Metcalfe, which involves the development of a wearable and wireless monitoring device for horses. The device will collect reliable and real-time physiological measurements of a horse's vital signs, such as cardiovascular health.

He has worked with the prestige UK equine sensor manufacturer, Equinity Tech, as well as the Hong Kong Jockey Club, one of the most notable racing foundations in the world.

Posted in: Faculty of Engineering and Design, Research

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