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Ultrasonic Tethering to Enable Side-by-Side Following for Powered Wheelchairs

Theja Pingali, Edward Lemaire, Natalie Baddour
2018 Sensors  
following by wirelessly connecting the wheelchair to the person.  ...  As a solution that maintains a good conversation distance between the wheelchair and the accompanying person (Social Following), a wheelchair control system was developed to provide automated side-by-side  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge Shahin Basiratzadeh for assistance with data processing and Alain Dupuis for occupational therapy consultations.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19010109 fatcat:nzc2soku4napflyxweqdc3tgxu

Architecture of a Telemonitoring System for the Mobility of the Elderly in Wheelchairs Supported by Internet of Things Technologies as a Component of a Smart City [chapter]

Nancy Edith Ochoa Guevara, Juan Sanchez Arteta, David Almesiga Riaño, Diego Sarmiento Vargas, Bryan Tunarosa Naranjo, Sandra Patricia Ochoa Guevara, Hector Edmundo Davila
2021 Smart Cities [Working Title]  
This Technology enables Cities to allow mobility and movement for all, regardless of their physical or mobility conditions.  ...  The design and implementation of an Architecture of a Telemonitoring System for Older Adults in Health and Mobility in their wheelchair supported by Internet of Things Technologies (IoT) generally called  ...  by a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and five sessions of physical therapy. • Single-sided manual wheelchair: two evaluations by a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.94074 fatcat:ser2xejksfac7hgjszzg7d76ga

Development of a Human Accompanying Wheelchair using Ultrasonic Tethering [article]

Theja Ram Pingali, University, My, University, My
2019
As a solution that maintains a good conversation distance between the wheelchair and the accompanying person, a wheelchair control system was introduced to provide automated side-by-side following by wirelessly  ...  tethering the wheelchair to the person.  ...  The human Chapter 4 Ultrasonic Tethering to Enable Side-by-Side Following for Powered Wheelchairs following smart wheelchair [48] uses a LRS and an ultrasonic sensor ring to identify and determine  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-23623 fatcat:sjk5u626wjho5jrjiucvw46a24

The 1995 Robot Competition and Exhibition

David Hinkle, David Kortenkamp, David P. Miller
1996 The AI Magazine  
We especially want to thank the members of all the robot teams who went through extraordinary  ...  Acknowledgments The competition organizers want to thank the many people and companies that made the competition successful.  ...  The robot is tethered to its power system and to a computer that calculates the arm and the wheel movements.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v17i1.1209 dblp:journals/aim/HinkleKM96 fatcat:g7bhylkhpveb3ogt2bjva4ann4

MEMS Biomedical Sensor for Gait Analysis [chapter]

Yufridin Wahab, Norantanum Abu
2011 Biomedical Engineering, Trends in Electronics, Communications and Software  
The system is powered by a 9V battery.  ...  The sequence starts with a silicon substrate and followed by a nitride deposition of 0.5 μm.  ... 
doi:10.5772/12905 fatcat:hbof3sak4zhs7m6zukr2kbzt5i

Spinal ependymomas. Part 1: Intramedullary ependymomas

Jörg Klekamp
2015 Neurosurgical Focus  
Patients were followed by outpatient visits and questionnaires, with a mean follow-up of 77 ± 91 months.  ...  Surgery should be performed early by neurosurgeons who deal with these lesions on a regular basis to achieve high GTR rates.  ...  by attracting large numbers of patients with spinal cord pathologies to his neurosurgical clinic in Hannover.  ... 
doi:10.3171/2015.5.focus15161 pmid:26235023 fatcat:ahc5ilef4nhy7nrxst5ouua3oe

Eliminating drift of the head gesture reference to enhance Google Glass-based control of an NAO humanoid robot

Xiaoqian Mao, Xi Wen, Yu Song, Wei Li, Genshe Chen
2017 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
This article presents a strategy for hand-free control of an NAO humanoid robot via head gesture detected by Google Glassbased multi-sensor fusion.  ...  First, we introduce a Google Glass-based robot system by integrating the Google Glass and the NAO humanoid robot, which is able to send robot commands through Wi-Fi communications between the Google Glass  ...  a complex task. 11, 12 In addition, target capture is an essential and key mission for the tethered space robot, which requires controlling a gripper, a space tether and a space platform at the same  ... 
doi:10.1177/1729881417692583 fatcat:dladybzz5jhlze6get532d4u5i

A Survey of Teleceptive Sensing for Wearable Assistive Robotic Devices

Nili E. Krausz, Levi J. Hargrove
2019 Sensors  
or contextual awareness that could be provided by teleception.  ...  To emulate innate control systems of the human body, a control system for a semi- or fully autonomous assistive device not only requires feedforward models of desired movement, but also the environmental  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank Ann Barlow for her assistance in proof-reading and editing this manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19235238 pmid:31795240 pmcid:PMC6928925 fatcat:amg527zq5jctha53wlas6xiwxy

Proceedings of Second International Conference on Power Electronics & Renewable Energy Systems (ICPERES - 2018) [article]

PREMKUMAR K
2018 Zenodo  
The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for academicians, researchers and practicing engineers to present their research findings and share their views for further development in the broad  ...  area of Power Electronics and Renewable Energy systems.  ...  to tinker about to the user who uses the wheelchair.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3544445 fatcat:fliqpii6aveabnips72iyls65e

Brain-Machine Interfaces: From Basic Science to Neuroprostheses and Neurorehabilitation

Mikhail A. Lebedev, Miguel A. L. Nicolelis
2017 Physiological Reviews  
1990s, when this approach became intimately linked to new neurophysiological methods for sampling large-scale brain activity.  ...  BMI research has been at the forefront of many neurophysiological discoveries, including the demonstration that, through continuous use, artificial tools can be assimilated by the primate brain's body  ...  BMI for Whole Body Navigation Currently, the wheelchair is the main assistive device that enables navigation to people suffering from paralysis.  ... 
doi:10.1152/physrev.00027.2016 pmid:28275048 fatcat:26dy2lgh6nfppd3mjgoofyit6u

Investigating the buildup of precedence effect using reflection masking

Jess Hartcher‐O'Brien, M. Buchholz, M. Buchholz
2006 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
To avoid these problems, in consultation with the designer, an irregular reflective surface was used for the side walls, a rib-shaped acoustic absorption surface, and a folding-screen shaped diffusion  ...  to further improve the speech intelligibility, it is necessary to control the reverberation in the tunnel by any sound absorption treatment.  ...  The HRTFs on the opposite side to a sound source have more complex characteristics and lower power than HRTFs that are on the same side as a sound source.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4787437 fatcat:4h2rmntypzabhiivz7ddvu5uai

28th Annual Meeting of the Children's Orthopaedics, Bonn, 15–16 March 2014

2014 Journal of Children's Orthopaedics  
Result If functional problems due to persisting torsion disorders in physical examination are confirmed by CT scan and gait analysis an operative intervention is indicated.  ...  Objective We present our experience for indications for correction, surgical treatment options and diagnostic methods.  ...  Therefore postulate a fibrous tether on the lateral side of the growth plate, strong enough to produce asymmetrical growth leading to the progressive valgus deformity.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11832-014-0608-x pmid:25258053 pmcid:PMC4252273 fatcat:skq2mwbuc5edrgatpww4cdc4kq

Predictors of auditory performance in hearing‐aid users: The role of cognitive function and auditory lifestyle

Martin D. Vestergaard
2006 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
The HRTFs on the opposite side to a sound source have more complex characteristics and lower power than HRTFs that are on the same side as a sound source.  ...  The highest backscattering power was measured from horse blood and followed by human and rat blood both at stasis and under shear forces.  ...  By 2pSP8. Super-resolution algorithms for ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation imagery. Grace Clark ͑Univ. of California Lawrence Livermore Natl.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4787675 fatcat:niry4qemhvdzvpeivahfcgd53a

Temporal processes involved in simultaneous reflection masking

Joerg M. Buchholz
2006 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
The HRTFs on the opposite side to a sound source have more complex characteristics and lower power than HRTFs that are on the same side as a sound source.  ...  The highest backscattering power was measured from horse blood and followed by human and rat blood both at stasis and under shear forces.  ...  By The spatio-temporal range resolution of ultrasonic measurements is often severely limited by the inherent band-limited spectral transfer function of ultrasonic transducers.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4787438 fatcat:paik6sldxff6fkga6wm7nmgp7m

XXIInd Congress of the European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. Madrid, Spain,September 28-October 1, 2016: Abstracts

2016 Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery  
It may reduce the amount of energy received by the patient and also theoretically the side effects.  ...  initial and consecutive second side of surgery.  ...  Acknowledgement: This work was supported by research grant KTIA_NAP B_13-2-2014-0020.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000448961 pmid:27676399 fatcat:wlmdt6rwsbdmha6vtkin6ywbou
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