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A motion control of a robotic walker for continuous assistance during standing, walking and seating operation

Daisuke Chugo; Tai Asawa; Takuya Kitamura; Jia Songmin; Kunikatsu Takase;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2010
  • Publisher: InTech
Abstract
This paper proposes a robotic walker system with standing, walking and seating assistance function. Our system focuses on domestic use for aged person who needs nursing in their daily life. Our key ideas are two topics. The first topic is combination of standing assistance function and walking assistance function. In previous works, many assistance devices are specialized in only “standing-up operation” or “walking operation”. However, in their daily life, elderly people need standing, walking and seating assistance continuously by the same device. Therefore, our developing assistance system can support both operations by a small sized mechanism which is easy to...
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free text keywords: Medical robotics, Motion control, Control engineering, Computer science
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