Supervised navigation and manipulation for impaired wheelchair users

  title={Supervised navigation and manipulation for impaired wheelchair users},
  author={Florian Bley and Martin Rous and Ulrich Canzler and Karl-Friedrich Kraiss},
  journal={2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (IEEE Cat. No.04CH37583)},
  pages={2790-2796 vol.3}
Respectful health care for elderly or physically challenged people requires an increasing number of nursing staff. Technological developments can help to reduce the caretaking costs and increase the quality of life by providing users with appliances that allows them to regain partial independence. In this context, we are developing a wheelchair combined with a manipulator, which uses machine vision to assist patients while performing navigation and manipulation tasks. Our goal is to provide the… CONTINUE READING