A Bio-Inspired Force Control for Cyclic Manipulation of Prosthetic Hands

Ciancio, Anna Lisa ;   Barone, Roberto ;   Zollo, Loredana ;   Carpino, Giorgio ;   Davalli, Angelo ;   Sacchetti, Rinaldo ;   Guglielmelli, Eugenio

Tags Robotics: prostheticsMachine learning and control in biorobotics

The human hand is considered as the highest example of dexterous system capable of interacting with different objects and adapting its...

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Application of Metal Hydride Paper to Simple Pressure Generator for use in Soft Actuator Systems

Ino, Shuichi ;   Sakaki, Kouji ;   Hosono, Minako ;   Doi, Kouki ;   Shimada, Shigenobu ;   Chikai, Manabu

Tags Wearable robotic systems: prostheticsNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanicsHardware and control developments in rehabilitation robotics

Metal hydride (MH) actuators have a simple structure and a number of features that make them attractive for use in rehabilitation...

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Application of Neural based Estimation Algorithm for Gait Phases of Above Knee Prosthesis

Tileylioglu, Emre ;   Yilmaz, Atila

Tags Wearable robotic systems: prostheticsHardware and control developments in rehabilitation roboticsModeling and simulation in biomechanics : prosthetics

In this study, two gait phase estimation methods which utilize a rule based quantization and an artificial neural network model respectively are...

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Combining Human Volitional Control with Intrinsic Controller on Robotic Prosthesis: A Case Study on Adaptive Slope Walking

Chen, Baojun ;   Wang, Qining

Tags Robotics: prostheticsHuman machine interfaces and robotics applicationsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

Affording lower-limb amputees the ability to volitionally control robotic prostheses can improve the adaptability to terrain changes as well as...

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Development of an Eye Tracking Medical Headlamp

Lee, Sangjoon

Tags Wearable robotic systems: orthoticsRobotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

This study investigates a medical headlamp which is designed to adjust LED light automatically on the X axis and Y axis plane as determined a...

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Development of Stewart Platform Type Ankle-Foot Device for Trip Prevention Support

Nomura, Kenta ;   Yonezawa, Teru ;   Ogitsu, Takeki ;   Mizoguchi, Hiroshi ;   Takemura, Hiroshi

Tags Wearable robotic systems: prostheticsAssistive and cognitive robotics in rehabilitationWearable robotic systems: orthotics

This paper presents an ankle-foot device using a Stewart platform, which is a type of parallel-link mechanism, for trip prevention support....

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Lightweight Custom Composite Prosthetic Components using an Additive Manufacturing-Based Molding Technique

Leddy, Michael ;   Belter, Joseph ;   Gemmell, Jr., Kevin ;   Dollar, Aaron

Tags Wearable robotic systems: prostheticsRobotics: prostheticsNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

Additive manufacturing techniques are becoming more prominent and cost-effective as 3D printing becomes higher quality and more inexpensive....

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Modification of Hemiplegic Compensatory Gait Pattern by Symmetry-Based Motion Controller of HAL

Kawamoto, Hiroaki ;   Kadone, Hideki ;   Sakurai, Takeru ;   Sankai, Yoshiyuki

Tags Wearable robotic systems: prostheticsDesign and development of robots for human-robot interactionBiomechanics and robotics in physical exercise

As one of several characteristics of hemiplegic patients after stroke, compensatory gait caused by affected limb is often seen. The purpose...

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Performance Evaluation of the Extra Corporeal Enteral Prosthesis (ECEP) vs a By-Pass

Sozanski, Jean Pierre ;   De Jonckheere, Julien ;   Jeanne, Mathieu ;   Logier, Regis ;   Nzamushe, Jean-Robert

Tags Wearable robotic systems: prostheticsNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

Intestinal stomies constitute a symptomatic treatment in a wide range of digestive diseases, such as rectal cancer, digestive traumatic...

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Real-Time Gait Event Detection for Transfemoral Amputees during Ramp Ascending and Descending

Maqbool, Hafiz Farhan ;   Husman, Muhammed Afif ;   Awad, Mohammed Ibrahim ;   Abouhossein, Alireza ;   Dehghani-Sanij, Abbas A.

Tags Robotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: orthotics

Events and phases detection of the human gait are vital for controlling prosthesis, orthosis and functional electrical stimulation (FES)...

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Selective Linear-Regression Model for Hand Posture Discrimination and Grip Force Estimation using Surface Electromyogram Signals

Yamanoi, Yusuke ;   Morishita, Soichiro ;   Kato, Ryu ;   Yokoi, Hiroshi

Tags Modeling and simulation in biomechanics : prostheticsRobotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

This paper proposes the method of hand posture discrimination and grip force estimation by means of Selective Linear-Regression Model....

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Stable Force-Myographic Control of a Prosthetic Hand using Incremental Learning

Rasouli, Mahdi ;   Ghosh, Rohan ;   lee, Wang Wei ;   Thakor, Nitish ;   Kukreja, Sunil

Tags Brain machine interfaces and robotics application in robot-aided livingNeural-robotic interfaces

Force myography has been proposed as an appealing alternative to electromyography for control of upper limb prosthesis. A limitation of this...

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Stress Analysis of Two Craniofacial Implants in Implant Retained Auricular Prostheses

Chanthasopeephan, Teeranoot

Tags Modeling and simulation in biomechanics : prosthetics

Implant-retained auricular prostheses require attachments to connect the implants and prostheses. Different attachments have different...

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Structure Design for a Two-DoF Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand to Realize Basic Hand Functions in ADLs

Hoshikawa, Suguru ;   Jiang, Yinlai ;   Kato, Ryu ;   Morishita, Soichiro ;   Nakamura, Tatsuhiro ;   Yabuki, Yoshiko ;   Yokoi, Hiroshi

Tags Robotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

Prosthetic hands are desired by those who have lost a hand or both hands not only for decoration but also for the functions to help them...

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