Corpus ID: 16571543

Alternative Wheelchair Control

@inproceedings{Felzer2007AlternativeWC,
  title={Alternative Wheelchair Control},
  author={Torsten Felzer and Rainer Nordmann},
  year={2007}
}
This paper deals with various ways of controlling an electrically powered wheelchair beyond the usual method involving a manual joystick. [...] Key Method The working prototype of the system, which has been realized as a stand-alone device, is introduced in detail, together with a closer look at the muscle-based control principle and a brief description of a PCbased simulator. Finally, the advantages and the drawbacks of the system are discussed on the basis of a rather simple real-life experiment.Expand
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