Posts Tagged ‘chair’

Robot wheelchair that automatically follows a companion!

Written by Mostafa Dafer on . Posted in Featured, Robots & Robotics

Although this isn't new, it is still very cool! Saitama University's Human-Robot Interaction Center is doing R&D on care support robots. This wheelchair, developed by the Center, is a standard wheelchair with a camera and laser sensor attached. It has been designed to automatically track and follow the person next to it. "The wheelchair uses this distance sensor to check the position of the person. With position checking alone, the wheelchair can follow behind someone. But when the Read more [...]

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