Servo Magazine (March 2008)

Control of Power-Assist Exoskeleton Robots With Biological Signals

By Kazuo Kiguchi    View Digital Edition  

A viable power-assist exoskeleton robot — sometimes called a power suit, man amplifier, or man magnifier — is something that many people in industry, military, and medicine, have been anxiously waiting for. Recent progress in robotics technology has increased the number of power-assist exoskeleton robots that have come onto the scene. It is important that a power-assist exoskeleton robot automatically assists the user’s motion according to that motion intention in real time ...


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