An Advanced Control Strategy of an Electrical - Powered Hospital Bed

Nguyen, Huy Hoang ;   Nguyen, Tuan Nghia ;   Nguyen, Hung T.

Tags Robot-aided mobility: wheelchairs, canes, crutches etc.Clinical robotsNeural control of movement and robotics applications

This paper develops a multivariable control technique for low-level control of an intelligent hospital bed. First, multivariable hospital bed...

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Monocular Camera and IMU Integration for Indoor Position Estimation

Zhang, Yinlong ;   Tan, Jindong ;   Ziming, Zeng ;   Liang, Wei ;   Xia, Ye

Tags Assistive and cognitive robotics in aided livingNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

This paper presents a visual and inertial integrated approach for indoor position estimation. Unlike the traditional estimation methods where...

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Position versus Force Control: Using the 2-DOF Robotic Ankle Trainer to Assess Ankle's Motor Control

Farjadian, Amir Bahador ;   Nabian, Mohsen ;   Hartman, Amber ;   Corsino, John ;   Mavroidis, Constantinos ;   Holden, Maureen K.

Tags Biomechanics and robotics: clinical evaluation in rehabilitation and orthopedicsTherapeutic roboticsHardware and control developments in rehabilitation robotics

An estimated of 2,000,000 acute ankle sprains occur annually in the United States. Furthermore, ankle disabilities are caused by neurological...

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Task-Oriented Robot-Assisted Stroke Therapy of Paretic Limb Improves Control in a Unilateral and Bilateral Functional Drink Task: A Case Study

Christopher, Seethu M. ;   Johnson, Michelle

Tags Therapeutic roboticsBiomechanics and robotics: clinical evaluation in rehabilitation and orthopedics

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the functional, temporal and spatial effect of a unilateral task-oriented, robot-assisted training on...

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