Wheelchair-mounted robots for the home environment

Prior, Stephen D. and Warner, Peter R. (1993) Wheelchair-mounted robots for the home environment. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE International Workshop 1993 . ISSN 2153-0858 [Article] (doi:10.1109/IROS.1993.583355)


Statistics on people with disabilities, together with data on the number and use of wheelchairs in the United Kingdom, are summarized. The history of electric-wheelchair-mounted robotic devices is detailed and critically reviewed. A novel design for a hybrid electropneumatic wheelchair-mounted robot for the home environment is presented.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Print ISBN: 0780308239, Vol. 2, pp 1194-1200.
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology
ISI Impact: 2
Item ID: 8292
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Depositing User: Dr Stephen Prior
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 07:06
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:23
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/8292

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