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Author Bastos-Filho, Teodiano Freire, author.

Title Devices for mobility and manipulation for people with reduced abilities / by Teodiano Freire Bastos-Filho, Dinesh Kumar, Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan
Published Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 206 pages) : illustrations
Series Rehabilitation science in practice series
Rehabilitation science in practice series.
Contents Front Cover -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Foreword -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Wheelchairs -- Chapter 3: Smart Wheelchairs -- Chapter 4: Navigation System for UFES's Robotic Wheelchair -- Chapter 5: Assisted Route Planner for a Robotic Wheelchair -- Chapter 6: Walkers -- Chapter 7: Manipulation Technologies for Developing Cognitive Skills -- Chapter 8: Upper-Limb Prosthetic Devices -- Appendix: Countries with Disability Programs -- Color Inserts -- Back Cover
Summary INTRODUCTIONIntroductionAssistive TechnologyReferencesWheel chairsHistoryCurrent TechnologiesTechnical descriptions and specificationsReferencesSmart wheelchairsIntroductionDescription of Smart wheelchairsAutonomous Wheelchairs over 20 yearsDetails of the Wheelchair Control and Command SystemAppendixReferencesWalkersIntroductionActive WalkersDescriptions of Smart WalkersSafety ConcernInterface Design Description of Smart WalkersNavigation and LocalizationOther Features of Smart WalkersDetail design of Smart Walker - UFES ExampleReferencesAssistive Technologies for Developing Cognitive SkillsIntroductionFeatures of ADCSADCS InterfaceMeasuring the success of ADCSExample of ADCS-ReferencesUpper limb Prosthesis DevicesIntroductionProsthetic HandsCurrent Prosthetic devicesReferences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (CRCnetBASE, viewed May 22, 2014)
Subject Wheelchairs.
Artificial Limbs.
Walkers.
Electric wheelchairs -- Automatic control
People with disabilities -- Orientation and mobility.
Rehabilitation technology.
Self-help devices for people with disabilities.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
People with disabilities -- Orientation and mobility.
Rehabilitation technology.
Self-help devices for people with disabilities.
Form Electronic book
Author Kumar, Dinesh (Dinesh K.), author.
Poosapadi Arjunan, Sridhar, author.
ISBN 1466586451
1466586478
9781466586451
9781466586475