External control of walking direction, using cross-wire mobile assist suit

@article{Murakami2017ExternalCO,
  title={External control of walking direction, using cross-wire mobile assist suit},
  author={Kenta Murakami and Stephen W. John and Mayumi Komatsu and Shinobu Adachi},
  journal={2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)},
  year={2017},
  pages={1046-1051}
}
In this paper, we control the walking direction of a subject using an assistive robotic device for the first time, using the internal/external rotation hip torque generated by our cross-wire assist suit to induce turning gait. The cross-wire assist device is a soft exosuit with four independently controllable actuators located around at hip joint, and… CONTINUE READING