Power-assisted walking support system for elderly

Yasuhiro Nemoto, Saku Egawa, Atsushi Koseki, Shizuko Hattori, Takeshi Ishii, Masakatsu Fujie

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Abstract

A system to support elderly people when standing up from bed, walking around, sitting down is described. The system features electrical power-assist and force sensitive motion control with gravity compensation for easier motion instruction.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings
EditorsH.K. Chang, Y.T. Zhang
PublisherIEEE
Pages2693-2695
Number of pages3
Volume5
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1998 20th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Part 4 (of 6) - Hong Kong, China
Duration: 1998 Oct 291998 Nov 1

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1998 20th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Part 4 (of 6)
CityHong Kong, China
Period98/10/2998/11/1

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering

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Nemoto, Y., Egawa, S., Koseki, A., Hattori, S., Ishii, T., & Fujie, M. (1998). Power-assisted walking support system for elderly. In H. K. Chang, & Y. T. Zhang (Eds.), Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings (Vol. 5, pp. 2693-2695). IEEE.