A Novel Approach to Low Cost, Wide Range Motion Capture System: Validation and Application to Human Behavior Analysis

Enriquez, Guillermo ;   Destephe, Matthieu ;   Hashimoto, Shuji ;   Takanishi, Atsuo

Tags New technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

From new hardware arise possibilities to develop novel methods of monitoring human behavior. In this paper we present a low cost system using...

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A Novel Gastroscope Intervention Mechanism with Circumferentially Pneumatic-Driven Clamping Function

Li, Yanmin ;   Liu, Hao ;   Wang, Hengzhi ;   Yang, Zhenda ;   Li, Hongyi ;   Yang, Yunsheng

Tags New technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanicsSurgical robotics

Robotic assisted gastroscope delivery could solve various problems like understaffing, radiation and infection risk. The friction rollers...

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Active Catheter Driven by a Thermo-Hydraulic Actuation

Horovitz, Yonatan ;   Kosa, Gabor

Tags New technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanicsTherapeutic robotics

Catheters and flexible endoscopes are usually steered by mechanical wires that are driven from their base. Due to friction and buckling there...

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Characterization of Corneal Indentation Hysteresis

Ko, Match Wai Lun ;   Wei, Dongming ;   Leung, Christopher K. S.

Tags New technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

Corneal indentation is adapted for the design and development of a characterization method for corneal hysteresis behavior – Corneal...

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Novel Method to Form Adaptive Internal Impedance Profiles in Walkers

Escudero Morland, Maximiliano Francisco ;   Althoefer, Kaspar ;   Nanayakkara, Thrishantha

Tags New technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanicsRobotics: prostheticsRobotics: orthotics

This paper proposes a novel approach to improve walking in prosthetics, orthotics and robotics without closed loop controllers. The approach...

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Toward Hybrid Force/Position Control for the Cerberus Epicardial Robot

Breault, Macauley S. ;   Costanza, Adam ;   Wood, Nathan ;   Passineau, Michael J. ;   Riviere, Cameron N.

Tags Motion cancellation in surgical roboticsSurgical robotics

Gene therapies have emerged as a promising treatment for congestive heart failure, yet they lack a method for minimally invasive, uniform...

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