Development of a manipulator with straight-fiber-type artificial muscle and differential gear mechanism

@article{Kamo2011DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a manipulator with straight-fiber-type artificial muscle and differential gear mechanism},
  author={Daichi Kamo and Masanori Maehara and Daisuke Tanaka and Taro Nakamura},
  journal={IECON 2011 - 37th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society},
  year={2011},
  pages={98-103}
}
In recent years, the demand for a robot that plays an active part in medical treatment and nursing has been increasing. The robot that interacts with humans should not only have a high output but should also be safe and flexible. We adopted a pneumatic artificial muscle as an actuator of the robot manipulator to satisfy these requirements. Pneumatic… CONTINUE READING