This paper describes a semi-active assistive exoskeleton for upper-body motion assistance. The exoskeleton combines a passive shoulder exoskeleton and an active elbow joint unit, which can achieve both passive gravity compensation and also active assistance to carrying and sit-to-stand motion. The design, sensing and control are introduced, with preliminary test results performed.
|Title of host publication||Biosystems and Biorobotics: Challenges and Trends : Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Wearable Robotics, WeRob2020, and of WearRAcon Europe 2020, October 13–16, 2020|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|
|Series||Biosystems and Biorobotics|
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