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Collaboration Between a Robotic Bed and a Mobile Manipulator May Improve Physical Assistance for People with Disabilities
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08)
We present a robotic system designed to provide physical assistance to a person in bed. The system consists of a robotic bed (Autobed) and a mobile manipulator (PR2) that work together. The 3 degree-of-freedom (DoF) ...
Optimization of Robot Configurations for Assistive Tasks
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
Robots can provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) to humans with motor impairments. Specialized robots, such as desktop robotic feeding systems, have been successful for specific assistive tasks when ...