Automatic Feeding Robot

Automatic Feeding Robot

An NSF-funded project to help mitigate the problems of people with decreased mobility, especially with eating, is being conducted under the supervision of Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee at Cornell University. Image credit: Cornell University As a result of human-in-the-loop manipulation, the robot's control algorithms learn from human feedback in order to perform complex tasks related to eating. Image credit: Cornell University People who suffer from spinal cord injuries or people with limited mobility due to stroke could benefit from this research by being able to independently perform Activities of Daily Living (ADL). Watch a short video of this below: More information:https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2022/01/robot-assisted-feeding-focus-15m-nsf-grant If…
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Drone Badminton to Improve Physical and Mental Health of the People with Low Vision

Drone Badminton to Improve Physical and Mental Health of the People with Low Vision

Digital Nature Group at the University of Tsukuba in Japan developed "Drone Badminton" that enables people with low vision to play badminton. The drone acts as the "ball," and when passing through a ring frame, the sensor at the frame detects this, and the drone's direction changes back to the opponent. Image credit: Digital Nature Group at the University of Tsukuba This project helps people with low vision regain their mental and physical well-being who otherwise are unable to see the size of the ball and could not react to the speed of the ball in the regular badminton game.…
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Harvard University Developing Assistive/Rehabilitation Robots

Harvard University Developing Assistive/Rehabilitation Robots

A team at Harvard University School of Engineering and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University is developing Assistive/Rehabilitation robots for the elderly and people with physical disabilities like the Assistive Hip Suit and Soft Robotic Glove. Image credit: the Harvard University School of Engineering and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University Watch a short video of this below: More information: https://www.seas.harvard.edu/https://wyss.harvard.edu/ Mecharithm has made lessons about assistive and rehabilitation robots that you can watch in case you are interested to learn more: https://www.mecharithm.com/category/robot-categories/assistive-rehabilitation-robots/ If you enjoyed this post, please consider contributing to help us with our mission to make robotics…
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