A Wearable Virtual Chair with the Passive Stability Assist

Choi, Hyun Do ;   Lee, Younbaek ;   Lee, Minhyung ;   Kim, Jeonghun ;   Shim, Youngbo

Tags Wearable robotic systems: orthoticsRobotics: orthoticsModeling and simulation in biomechanics: orthotics

This paper introduces a wearable device which performs function of swinging chair with worn status on the legs. The users with the proposed...

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Compliant Gait Assistance Triggered by User Intention

Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar ;   Aranda, Joan ;   Casals, Alicia

Tags Wearable robotic systems: orthoticsAssistive and cognitive robotics in rehabilitationHardware and control developments in rehabilitation robotics

An automatic gait initialization strategy based on user intention sensing in the context of rehabilitation with a lower-limb wearable robot is...

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Design and Performance Characterization of a Hand Orthosis Prototype to Aid Activities of Daily Living in a Post-Stroke Population

Gasser, Benjamin W. ;   Goldfarb, Michael

Tags Wearable robotic systems: orthoticsRobotics: orthotics

This paper presents the design of a hand orthosis prototype intended to assist persons with hand paresis, as a result of stroke, perform...

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Fuzzy-Logic-Based Hybrid Locomotion Mode Classification for an Active Pelvis Orthosis: Preliminary Results

Yuan, Kebin ;   Parri, Andrea ;   Yan, Tingfang ;   Wang, Long ;   Munih, Marko ;   Vitiello, Nicola ;   Wang, Qining

Tags Wearable robotic systems: orthoticsRobotics: orthoticsHardware and control developments in rehabilitation robotics

In this paper, we present a fuzzy-logic-based hybrid locomotion mode classification method for an active pelvis orthosis. Locomotion...

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Gastrocnemius Myoelectric Control of a Robotic Hip Exoskeleton

Grazi, Lorenzo ;   Crea, Simona ;   Parri, Andrea ;   Yan, Tingfang ;   Cortese, Mario ;   Giovacchini, Francesco ;   Cempini, Marco ;   Pasquini, Guido ;   Micera, Silvestro ;   Vitiello, Nicola

Tags Wearable robotic systems: orthoticsHuman machine interfaces and robotics applications

In this paper we present a novel EMG-based assistive control strategy for lower-limb exoskeleton. An active pelvis orthosis (APO) generates...

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Modeling and Design of a Tendon Actuated Soft Robotic Exoskeleton for Hemiparetic Upper Limb Rehabilitation

Nycz, Christopher ;   Delph, Michael ;   Fischer, Gregory

Tags Wearable robotic systems: orthoticsAssistive and cognitive robotics in rehabilitationHardware and control developments in rehabilitation robotics

Robotic technology has recently been explored as a means to rehabilitate and assist individuals suffering from hemiparesis of their upper...

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