Disability Robotics, Exoskeletons, and Autonomous Vehicles Document List

Summary: Our library below features 30 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disability and Robotics category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.

Disability and Robotics Publications

Flexible PHDE Artificial Muscle Material
Durable material discovery paves the way for robots, prosthetics, and wearable devices that mimic natural motion.
Publish Date: 2022/07/09 - Updated: 2023/01/04

Clemson University Students to Learn Robotics Through Virtual Reality
The same technology that adds a sense of realism to video games will soon help teach students across the country about robotics in advanced manufacturing.
Publish Date: 2018/10/10

Robotic Device Improves Balance and Gait in Parkinson's Disease Patients
Columbia engineers find that a single session of perturbation-based training, using their Tethered Pelvic Assist Device, increased stability of patients during walking while exposed to unexpected perturbations..
Publish Date: 2017/12/19 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Conference on Autonomous Vehicles and the Disability Community
National Federation of the Blind and automakers host conference on autonomous vehicles and the disability community - Diverse group of attendees focus on accessibility of autonomous vehicles for the disabled.
Publish Date: 2017/10/27 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Ethical Debate On Self-Driving Cars and Decision Making Algorithms
Should your self-driving car protect you at all costs, or should it steer you into a ditch, potentially causing serious injury, to avoid hitting a school bus (Informative).
Publish Date: 2017/10/09 - Updated: 2023/11/06

Self-driving Autonomous Wheelchairs Are Coming
Researchers and robotics experts say they have developed cost-effective technology that would allow power wheelchairs to drive themselves.
Publish Date: 2017/08/24 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Intelligent Vision System for Companion Robots
ITRI announces introduction and demonstration of Intelligent Vision System for Companion Robots at CES 2017 booth #2015.
Publish Date: 2017/01/06 - Updated: 2018/10/07

Disability Community and the Future of Autonomous Vehicles
United Spinal attends introductory meeting for Autonomous Vehicles community to meet stakeholders in the disability community.
Publish Date: 2016/12/19 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Obi Robotic Dining Device - Breakthrough for People with Physical Challenges
Obi blends cutting-edge robotics, elegant design, intuitive controls and friendly personality to give individuals who are fed by others ability to take control of meals at home and in public.
Publish Date: 2016/07/12 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Child Exoskeleton for Spinal Muscular Atrophy a World's First
The exoskeleton for child Spinal Muscular Atrophyis is suitable for children between the ages of 3 and 14.
Publish Date: 2016/06/08 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Robotic Glove Helps Restore Hand Movement
EsoGlove robotic glove helps patients restore hand movements by detecting muscle signals and guiding the hand to perform rehabilitation exercises.
Publish Date: 2016/01/11 - Updated: 2020/11/22

Robotic Object Recognition to Aid Blind and Visually Impaired
Robotic device will help blind and visually impaired people navigate movable obstacles and assist in ability to pre-locate, pre-sense and grasp objects.
Publish Date: 2015/12/19 - Updated: 2018/06/21

ReWalk Robotics Exoskeletons - Veterans Affairs Issues National Coverage Policy
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs issues national coverage policy for ReWalk Robotics exoskeleton systems for qualifying veterans with spinal cord injury.
Publish Date: 2015/12/17 - Updated: 2018/06/21

NIH Funds Health and Quality of Life Robot Development
Robots to help visually impaired identify and grasp objects, increase mobility in elderly, and promote curiosity and determination in children.
Publish Date: 2015/12/04 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Robotic Hair Transplant - Automated Graft Selection
The robot can harvest the number of donor hairs needed to achieve the greatest cosmetic benefit in the transplant.
Publish Date: 2015/02/25 - Updated: 2018/06/21

NIH Funds Robots to Assist People with Disabilities
New research in robotics might help with stroke rehabilitation, guide wheelchairs, and assist children with Autism.
Publish Date: 2014/12/11 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Robot Control Theory to Improve Prosthetic Legs
Robot control theory to enable powered prosthetics to dynamically respond to the environment and help amputees walk.
Publish Date: 2014/12/05 - Updated: 2018/06/21

ReWalk Motorized Device Helps People with Disabilities to Walk
ReWalk Robotics announce that the U.S. FDA has cleared the ReWalk Personal System for use at home and in the community.
Publish Date: 2014/11/03 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Meet Pepper - A Personal Humanoid Robot
Pepper is a humanoid robot that can communicate with people using the latest voice and recognition technology.
Publish Date: 2014/06/29 - Updated: 2018/06/21

StrongArm Technologies: ErgoSkeleton and Worker Safety
Information relating to StrongArm Technologies a company that develops technological breakthroughs in worker safety, strength and endurance.
Publish Date: 2014/06/10 - Updated: 2021/08/27

Mind Reading Robots are Coming
University of Cincinnati discusses research and current progress on brain-computer interface at the International Human-Centered Robotics Symposium (HuCeRo) Nov. 14 to 17 at UCs Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center.
Publish Date: 2013/11/14 - Updated: 2018/06/21

New Exoskeleton Device at Indego
Indego exoskeleton technology allows individuals with severe spinal cord injury to walk and enhances rehabilitation for people who have suffered a stroke.
Publish Date: 2013/01/21 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Miimo Robotic Automatic Lawn Mower
Miimo is a sensor equipped automatic lawn mowing device that the user can set loose on their lawn and allow it to mow the grass for them.
Publish Date: 2013/01/12 - Updated: 2022/03/04

What Self-Driving Vehicles Mean for Disabled
Information on autonomous vehicles and how driver-less cars could provide a level of freedom previously unobtainable to people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2012/10/01 - Updated: 2022/01/29

JACO Robotic Arm Tested by Hereward College Students
Students at Hereward College are road testing one of the only robotic arms in the UK.
Publish Date: 2012/06/04 - Updated: 2018/06/21

NZ Paralympian Steps Up with Rex Bionics and Walks Again
Custom fitted robotic exoskeleton has allowed Dave MacCalman to take his first steps in more than 30 years.
Publish Date: 2011/05/02 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Blind Man to Drive at Daytona Speedway
Mr. Riccobono will be behind the wheel of a Ford Escape hybrid equipped with non-visual technology allowing a blind person to drive it independently.
Publish Date: 2011/01/28 - Updated: 2018/06/21

First Car That Can be Driven by the Blind
First street vehicle equipped with technology allowing a blind person to drive independently.
Publish Date: 2010/07/02 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Robot Scientist First Machine to Discover New Scientific Knowledge
Researchers believe a robot scientist is the first machine to have independently discovered new scientific knowledge.
Publish Date: 2009/04/02 - Updated: 2018/06/21

Robotic Products for Independent Living
Home robotic products including robotic lawn mowers, vacuum cleaners, pool cleaners, and self-cleaning cat litter box (Informative).
Publish Date: 2009/02/04 - Updated: 2023/11/06

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