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Robots Exploration in Healthcare Support for Infectious Disease Scenarios: An overview

2020 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
One essential aim of existing robots is to operate and interact in a dangerous environment that is inconvenient for humans.  ...  The development of semi-autonomous and autonomous robotics fields has grown significantly in a variety of applications.  ...  Tele-operated robots are robots that are operated from a distance by an operator using any of the available means of control, these robots are able to perform certain actions intended for humans [47]  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2020/336952020 fatcat:v3zzzugdrjheplz4ltr4jfj57q

Reactions to a Remote-Controlled Video-Communication Robot in Seniors' Homes: A Pilot Study of Feasibility and Acceptance

Adriana M. Seelye, Katherine V. Wild, Nicole Larimer, Shoshana Maxwell, Peter Kearns, Jeffrey A. Kaye
2012 Telemedicine journal and e-health  
Materials and Methods: A mobile remotely controlled robot with video-communication ability was placed in the homes of eight seniors.  ...  Objective: Remote telepresence provided by tele-operated robotics represents a new means for obtaining important health information, improving older adults' social and daily functioning and providing peace  ...  Following successful installation and manipulation of the system, it was then tested in the home of one of the authors (N.L.) for final evaluation before use in volunteers' homes (see Fig. 1 ).  ... 
doi:10.1089/tmj.2012.0026 pmid:23082794 pmcid:PMC3523242 fatcat:i6muaujakvc4ncvu7nqydmnaxq

Telepresence Interaction by Touching Live Video Images [article]

Yunde Jia, Bin Xu, Jiajun Shen, Mintao Pei, Zhen Dong, Jingyi Hou, Min Yang
2016 arXiv   pre-print
We implemented a telepresence interaction system which is composed of a telepresence robot and tele-interactive objects located in a local space, the TIUI of a pad located in a remote space, and the wireless  ...  The TIUI allows a remote operator to not just drive the telepresence robot but operate and interact with real objects by touching their live video images on a pad with finger touch gestures.  ...  An operator can also lasso the region of an object in the image to assist the system to execute image segmentation for object recognition.  ... 
arXiv:1512.04334v2 fatcat:64r4mzrgq5gzzmynjstmilccum

Mobile robots for offshore inspection and manipulation

Matthias Bengel, Kai Pfeiffer, Birgit Graf, Alexander Bubeck, Alexander Verl
2009 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
The successful evaluation of the first realization of a mobile inspection and manipulation robot has thus leveled the ground for future mobile robot installations in offshore environments.  ...  Possible applications of mobile service robots in an offshore environment range from simple visual inspection tasks to physical intervention with the process equipment, e.g. for sample taking, valve turning  ...  An interesting application for tele-operated mobile robots may be the regular maintenance of unmanned platforms.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2009.5353885 dblp:conf/iros/BengelPGBV09 fatcat:7jmxpl6awreizlac3ltlojz6ae

Editorial

Andreas S. Panayides, Efthyvoulos Kyriacou, Constantinos S. Pattichis
2016 Healthcare technology letters  
In addition, it covers novel telemedicine units integrating vital signals acquisition and communication, as well as the use of tele-operated robotics for remote echography diagnosis and care.  ...  The last paper by Avgousti et al. proposes an end-to-end mobile teleechography platform using a portable robot for remote cardiac ultrasonography.  ... 
doi:10.1049/htl.2016.0075 pmid:27733919 pmcid:PMC5048343 fatcat:ui3rwocmo5gujgfp65znrwlxiu

From teletraining to telehomecare — Design of mobile and multi-stream telehealth systems

Pierre Lepage, Dominic Letourneau, Mathieu Hamel, Simon Briere, Michel Tousignant, Francois Michaud
2014 2014 Global Information Infrastructure and Networking Symposium (GIIS)  
Telehealth success relies on the ability of information and communication technologies (ICT) to maximize the quality of care provided remotely, i.e., providing diagnostics and treatments of the same quality  ...  In this paper, we present two telehealth systems developed in two different contexts, one for teletraining of surgical procedures, and one for telerehabilitation, and from which common requirements can  ...  In this paper, we present the characteristics of two telehealth systems, one for teletraining of surgical procedures and one for tele-treatment in home settings, outlining similar needs and specifications  ... 
doi:10.1109/giis.2014.6934274 dblp:conf/giis/LepageLHBTM14 fatcat:fmfwg4x5szhdjar7wmzgmdlye4

MILO: personal robot platform

B. Salemi, J. Reis, A. Saifhashemi, F. Nikgohar
2005 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
The main feature of these applications is that they require low cost robots that involve assisting people in doing their everyday jobs such as providing personal assistance, commercial security, mobile  ...  tele-conferencing, tele-presence, home services, entertainment, and elderly care.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank Sharon Haughey and Sepi Chitsaz for their assistance in editing the text and providing images.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2005.1545566 dblp:conf/iros/SalemiRSN05 fatcat:ivnwuvoyffgmjfw3gz5k7nlezm

FOG Assisted Healthcare Architecture for Pre-Operative Support to Reduce Latency

Kumud Tiwari, Sachin Kumar, R.K. Tiwari
2020 Procedia Computer Science  
In an effective way, the inclusion of technology in healthcare makes it positively possible for professionals to monitor and attend chronic disease patients to provide timely treatment to the patients  ...  In an effective way, the inclusion of technology in healthcare makes it positively possible for professionals to monitor and attend chronic disease patients to provide timely treatment to the patients  ...  The placement of the surgeon's thumb and forefinger at the tele-manipulators (controls) in the surgeon's console and subsequent movements of the tele-manipulators are synced with the movements of the robotic  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2020.03.447 fatcat:ul36dvzv5fdhxbjz7jnkc4j6mm

Adaptive Aid on Targeted Robot Manipulator Movements in Tele-Assistance

Martin F. Stoelen, Virginia F. Tejada, Alberto Jardón, Fabio Bonsignorio, Carlos Balaguer
2016 Paladyn: Journal of Behavioral Robotics  
Here we address a tele-assistance scenario, where a remote operator assists a disabled or elderly user on daily life tasks.  ...  AbstractThe teleoperation of robot manipulators over the internet suffers from variable delays in the communications.  ...  Acknowledgement: The research presented here has received funding from the ARCADIA project DPI2010-21047-C02-0, thanks to the MINECO ministry of Spain, and the ROBOCITY2030 II project S2009/DPI-1559, thanks  ... 
doi:10.1515/pjbr-2016-0002 fatcat:5v5npu6pkfddncos535cse6pke

Ultrasound in Telemedicine: A Brief Overview

Florian Recker, Elena Höhne, Domagoj Damjanovic, Valentin S. Schäfer
2022 Applied Sciences  
In addressing strengths and opportunities, we emphasized practical aspects, such as the usefulness of tele-ultrasound and the cost efficiency of it.  ...  The literature in Pubmed from 1960–2020 was assessed with the keywords "ultrasound", "telemedicine", "ultrasound remote", and "tele-ultrasound" to conduct a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12030958 fatcat:yqcokktizfginbvsue7igtsea4

Virtual and Mixed Reality in Telerobotics: A Survey [chapter]

Costas S.
2006 Industrial Robotics: Programming, Simulation and Applications  
displays", coping with the problem of time delay and stability in teleoperation systems, and (b) an attempt to provide human operator assistance and achieve better transparency characteristics for the  ...  The components of a VE are useful for enhancing the interaction of the operators with their simulations.  ...  In this general framework, Hirzinger et al. (1993) have proposed the use of a tele-sensor-based scheme for the remote control of a robot manipulator in space.  ... 
doi:10.5772/4911 fatcat:p5qhgw4lwrdsja7r4nj5e67pay

How the 5G Enabled the COVID-19 Pandemic Prevention and Control: Materiality, Affordance, and (De-)Spatialization

Gaoyong Li, Xin Zhang, Ge Zhang
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Spatialization provides non-contact ways to complete the tasks which are supposed to be completed in contact, and de-spatialization provides remote operations to complete the tasks which are supposed to  ...  This study collected 212 cases and conducted qualitative research to explore how the 5G worked in prevention and control.  ...  The reason is that the distance between parties of remote operation is long, for example, the remote doctors and on-site patients in tele-diagnosis and tele-treatment may scatter in different cities; tele-commuting  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19158965 pmid:35897336 pmcid:PMC9332237 fatcat:ok2hypmfkracrhl3ky3lmsjgxu

PRoP

Eric Paulos
1997 ACM SIGGRAPH 97 Visual Proceedings: The art and interdisciplinary programs of SIGGRAPH '97 on - SIGGRAPH '97  
The physical telerobot serves both as an extension of its operator and as a visible, mobile entity with which other people can interact.  ...  This paper describes the development of several simple, inexpensive, internet-controlled, untethered tele-robots or PRoPs (Personal Roving Presences) to provide the sensation of teleembodiment in a remote  ...  We would also like to thank the following individuals for numerous enlightening personal discussions surrounding this work: Ken Goldberg, Mark Pauline, Scott Fisher, James Landay, Benjamin Zorn, and Allison  ... 
doi:10.1145/259081.259192 dblp:conf/siggraph/Paulos97 fatcat:sndhx3cflngyzawgeqxlodkbhq

PRoP

Eric Paulos, John Canny
1998 Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '98  
The physical telerobot serves both as an extension of its operator and as a visible, mobile entity with which other people can interact.  ...  This paper describes the development of several simple, inexpensive, internet-controlled, untethered tele-robots or PRoPs (Personal Roving Presences) to provide the sensation of teleembodiment in a remote  ...  We would also like to thank the following individuals for numerous enlightening personal discussions surrounding this work: Ken Goldberg, Mark Pauline, Scott Fisher, James Landay, Benjamin Zorn, and Allison  ... 
doi:10.1145/274644.274686 dblp:conf/chi/PaulosC98 fatcat:iux2eyvnhbhhlahdodfps63v24

Tele-operated service robots for household and care

M.P.W.J. Van Osch, D. Bera, Y. Koks, K.M. Van Hee
2012 Gerontechnology  
Results & Discussion From the results of all test sessions we were able to confirm feasibility in real-life scenarios and increased productivity by an operator while servicing multiple homes.  ...  Tele-operated means that Rose is not completely autonomous but that it is remotely controlled by a human operator.  ...  Furthermore we like to thank test our operators and all students of Eindhoven University of Technology and Fontys Applied University that worked within the TSR project.  ... 
doi:10.4017/gt.2012.11.02.194.00 fatcat:jkvu4i4donfpxlsw3iag77euhi
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