Remote Assistance in Caregiving Using Telerobot

  title={Remote Assistance in Caregiving Using Telerobot},
  author={François Michaud and Patrick Boissy and Daniel Labonte and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Corriveau and Anthony Grant and Michel Lauria and Richard Cloutier and M. Roux and David Iannuzzi and M.-P. Royer},
Telerobot is a mobile robotic platform providing mobility to sensors, actuators and communication devices for home telehealth services. Teleoperated from a distant location, a mobile robot with some autonomous capabilities can become a beneficial tool i n telehealth applications [2,3,5]. Assistive technologies for telemonitoring in homes constitute a very promising avenue to decrease load on the health care system, reduce hospitalization period and improve quality of life. This simple idea is… CONTINUE READING
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