Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (abstract)
Title: XoSoft connected monitor (XCM) unsupervised monitoring and feedback in soft exoskeletons of 3D kinematics, kinetics, behavioral context and control system status
Authors: Baten, Chris T. M.
de Vries, Wiebe
Schaake, Leendert
Witteveen, Juryt
Scherly, Daniel
Stadler, Konrad
Sanchez, Andres Hidalgo
Rocon, Eduardo
Plass-Oude Bos, Danny
Linssen, Jeroen
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-01887-0_75
Published in: Proceedings of the WeRob2018 : Wearable Robotics. Challenges and Trends
Volume(Issue): 22
Pages: 391
Pages to: 395
Conference details: 4th International Symposium on Wearable Robotics, WeRob2018, Pisa, (Italy), 16-20 October 2018
Issue Date: Oct-2018
Series: Biosystems & Biorobotics
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Springer
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Cham
ISBN: 978-3-030-01886-3
ISSN: 2195-3562
Language: English
Subjects: Soft exoskeleton; Functional software modules; Kinematic assessment; Client analysis
Subject (DDC): 610: Medicine and health
620: Engineering
Abstract: Intelligent soft exoskeletons are developed to be used unsupervised and continuously on a large scale in normal daily situations. As they miss the stiffness of the structural components of traditional robotic devices, traditional robotic movement assessment are rendered useless, as they assume structural segment rigidity. This all requires a radical different approach towards (remote) monitoring and feedback of data relevant to a host of different type users: clinicians and therapists responsible for training and well-being of patient, caregivers, maintenance technicians and even the exoskeleton’s control system. This paper proposes such a system, one implementation of which is developed and tested within the XoSoft soft exoskeleton project. It provides continuous remote (partly IMMU based) assessment of 3D kinematics and kinetics, control system activity, subject activity pattern and derived movement pattern parameters. It also is structured in a maximally flexible way facilitating the ever-shifting, optimal distribution of functional software modules over more peripheral and central hardware to accommodate for fast changes in specifications and technical and practical constraints.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Mechatronic Systems (IMS)
Published as part of the ZHAW project: XoSoft – soft modular biomimetic exoskeleton to assist people with mobility impairments
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