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Design and kinematic simulation of a novel exoskeleton rehabilitation hand robot

Shuxiang Guo, Weijie Zhang, Jian Guo, Jiange Gao, Yuye Hu
2016 2016 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation  
In this paper, a novel exoskeleton hand robot which was driven by cable has been proposed to aim at helping varieties of paralyses patients recover motor function.  ...  This exoskeleton hand rehabilitation robot system mainly consists of exoskeleton hand robot, EEG system, motor controllers unit, some sensors and a workstation.  ...  Song Z designed an upper limb exoskeleton rehabilitation robot which was driven by a wire line. It could complete the bend and stretch motion of elbow.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icma.2016.7558720 fatcat:bxsk2jlxlvckxekyri6lsq2eay

Exergames for telerehabilitation [article]

Satish Reddy Bethi
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Telerehabilitation is a subset of telehealth that facilitates remote rehabilitation treatment for patients.  ...  Next, a gaming environment is developed for task-specific rehabilitation such as eating. Finally, exergames are developed for rehabilitation of pincer grasping.  ...  This game consists of an astronaut as player's avatar who runs through space, hopping from one space rock (platform) to another.  ... 
arXiv:2006.10110v1 fatcat:vj3s3mlf3zftbnaxbah4lhabzy

A Review of Active Hand Exoskeletons for Rehabilitation and Assistance

Tiaan du Plessis, Karim Djouani, Christiaan Oosthuizen
2021 Robotics  
Therefore, this paper summarizes the technology in a systematic approach and reviews the state of the art of active hand exoskeletons with a focus on rehabilitation and assistive devices.  ...  This paper presents a review of active hand exoskeleton technologies, over the past decade, for rehabilitation, assistance, augmentation, and haptic devices.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics10010040 doaj:0cf1f135f10248ee9a8002de32f8839a fatcat:77vywdagxrcjjarxsnx7r3pj5e

HBS-1: A Modular Child-Size 3D Printed Humanoid

Lianjun Wu, Miles Larkin, Akshay Potnuru, Yonas Tadesse
2016 Robotics  
This paper presents a child-sized humanoid robot (HBS-1) intended primarily for children's education and rehabilitation.  ...  The mechanical design, analysis and characterization of the robot are presented in both theoretical and experimental frameworks.  ...  Research is currently being done using the HBS-1 to develop a muscle rehabilitation device that would otherwise be unsafe to test on a human first.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics5010001 fatcat:cuiox7vd5fakpirol4uueqtld4

New Developments in Science and Technology - 60th Anniversary Special Issue, Beihang University (BUAA)

2012 Science  
provides cutting-edge research and education in advanced structural and functional materials, nanomaterials, new materials for clean energy, polymers and composites, nonequilibrium fabrication, corrosion  ...  The first configuration of the ALWR train: (A) The ALWR train can run at up to 500 km/h on the railway.  ...  (D) Robotic Fish III (2009) has a bionic body shape and can swim at 1.1 BL/s. (E) Robotic Fish IV (2010) is driven by pneumatic artificial muscle and has an entirely flexible body.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.338.6104.274-c fatcat:iurk5neuwvh2jgbohwevb5dicy

The Age of Neuroelectronics [chapter]

Adam Keiper
2012 Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future  
the utopian hopes of a small but vocal band of enthusiasts who desire to eliminate the boundaries between brains and machines as part of a larger "transhumanist" project.  ...  Yet public understanding of this research is shaped by sensationalistic and misleading coverage in the press; it is colored by decades of fantastical science fiction portrayals; and it is distorted by  ...  The wires sent nerve signals to the robotic arm, giving the amputees control over the robot.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-1787-9_7 fatcat:ze46iuo5knb57fmn6dfs5gokfu

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics [article]

Javier Andreu Perez, Fani Deligianni, Daniele Ravi, Guang-Zhong Yang
2018 arXiv   pre-print
To understand the impact of AI, it is important to draw lessons from it's past successes and failures and this white paper provides a comprehensive explanation of the evolution of AI, its current status  ...  Current AI technologies are used in a set area of applications, ranging from healthcare, manufacturing, transport, energy, to financial services, banking, advertising, management consulting and government  ...  This has had a direct effect on robotic applications, including exoskeletons, rehabilitation, surgical robots and personal care-bots.  ... 
arXiv:1803.10813v1 fatcat:p2czbmak4jcyxbtncqfqlkxtma

A 20-Year Community Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence Research in the US [article]

Yolanda Gil, Bart Selman
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Achieving the full potential of AI technologies poses research challenges that require a radical transformation of the AI research enterprise, facilitated by significant and sustained investment.  ...  These are the major recommendations of a recent community effort coordinated by the Computing Community Consortium and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence to formulate a Roadmap  ...  data-driven AI research center.  ... 
arXiv:1908.02624v1 fatcat:jza6i2tzufgeracsou77qukbu4

Research on Cable-driven Robots

Yupeng Deng, Long Bai, Zhang Long, Jian Guan, Xiaohong Chen, Junzhan Hou, Wenbo Duan
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Advanced Control, Automation and Artificial Intelligence (ACAAI 2018)   unpublished
The application of cable-driven mode in camera robots, rehabilitation robots and transportation robots are introduced, and the technique of cable tension, motion modeling and control technology in the  ...  Many researchers have also carried out in-depth researches and discussions on the cable-driven robots, and achieved fruitful results.  ...  Some scholars put forward multi-mode cable-driven rehabilitation training robot integrated with running training, bench press training and weight squat and some other kinds of training projects, which  ... 
doi:10.2991/acaai-18.2018.11 fatcat:4mtlhwaqjngfxm657mauu6x7sy

Haptic interface device using cable tension based on ultrasonic phased array

Liqiang Fan, Aiguo Song, Haochen Zhang
2020 IEEE Access  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank LetPub ( for its linguistic assistance during the preparation of this manuscript.  ...  , human rehabilitation training, and haptic interfaces [5, 6] .  ...  Trevisani et al. presented a novel planar translational cable-direct-driven robot, including a passive planar 2-DOF SCARA-type serial robot to provide stiffness normal to the plane of motion [32] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3022288 fatcat:4nzrjeqlrzbvjhshbf46rxdoqu

Subject (in) Trouble: Humans, Robots, and Legal Imagination

Ana Oliveira
2020 Laws  
anthropomorphization of high-tech robotics.  ...  Part of a wider movement on legal theory, which extends the notion of legal subjectivity to non-human agents, the subject is increasingly in trouble.  ...  Funding: This research received no external funding. Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/laws9020010 fatcat:rfy3wovt65cvpgr53oebctzim4

10 Years of Human-NAO Interaction Research: A Scoping Review

Aida Amirova, Nazerke Rakhymbayeva, Elmira Yadollahi, Anara Sandygulova, Wafa Johal
2021 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
This scoping review provides an overview of about 300 research works focusing on the use of the NAO robot from 2010 to 2020.  ...  Lastly, we derive from the review some research gaps in current state-of-the-art and provide suggestions for the design of the next generation of social robots.  ...  The present paper aims to provide a holistic understanding of the NAO robot for research by analyzing the unrestricted type of contributions, both theoretical and experimental.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2021.744526 pmid:34869613 pmcid:PMC8640132 fatcat:aejrcoz4rjfcncycjpatjnyufq

Manipulation in Human Environments

Aaron Edsinger, Charles Kemp
2006 2006 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots  
Human environments are typically populated by people, and a robot can rely on the guidance and assistance of a human collaborator.  ...  Many tasks can be achieved through the detection and control of these sparse perceptual features. And finally, a robot is more than a passive observer of the world.  ...  Its primary purpose is as a collaborative robot assistant that can work with astronauts during a space mission.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ichr.2006.321370 dblp:conf/humanoids/EdsingerK06 fatcat:i5tunfqrrfdenh6k2vos5mhsby

Effects and effectiveness of telemedicine

J Grigsby, M M Kaehny, E J Sandberg, R E Schlenker, P W Shaughnessy
1995 Health Care Financing Review  
It concludes with several recommendations for research, followed by a discussion of several specific questions, the answers to which might have a bearing on policy development.  ...  Consequently, the development of a strategy for coverage, payment, and utilization policy has been hindered.  ...  Robotics (Minsky, 1979; Satava, 1992) and virtual reality interfaces (Kelly, 1994) have been introduced into some experimental applications.  ... 
pmid:10153466 pmcid:PMC4193577 fatcat:llnew5e5tjerfotzwu2a2uye64

Space Tourism — From Dream to Reality [chapter]

A. P. Bukley, W. Mendell
2002 Beyond the International Space Station: The Future of Human Spaceflight  
The cover depicts the Earth as seen from the eyes of the first space tourists. A student´s spacecraft blueprint represents the dreams of tomorrow.  ...  Shuxing Feng created the title of this report, From Dream to Reality. It is a reference to the dream or folk tale in China of travelling to the Moon to visit the mystical princess who lives there.  ...  1 Introduction "Sure it´s expensive…But what´s the cost of an unfulfilled dream?" -Mike Saemisch [Triplett, 1994]  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-015-9880-4_31 fatcat:fy3a3afdrfgs3mjfdmuo7gh2ve
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