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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Care-providing robot FRIEND

Researchers of the AMaRob project will present the latest results regarding the new care-providing robot FRIEND - developed at the Institute of Automation (IAT) at the University of Bremen, Germany- at the REHACARE, an international trade fair and congress for rehabilitation, care, prevention and integration. REHACARE will take place from October 14th until October 17th, 2009 in the exhibition centre of Düsseldorf, Germany.

FRIEND is a care-providing robot built from commercially available, reliable industrial components. FRIEND is a construction set of adapted components.

Available Components: Wheelchair based on Nemo-platform, 7 DOF-lightweight robot arm, mounted on automated pan-unit, Prosthetic hand –“SensorHand Speed”– with force and slip sensor, Force torque sensor, wrist mounted, Intelligent tray for position and weight, measurement, Energy-management, Pan-tilt-unit for stereo camera systems and 3D-cameras, 10”-TFT-touch screen, mounted on
automated pan-unit, Command unit(s) – adapted to the impairment of the user, Chin joystick, Speech control, Eye control, Hand joystick, Brain-computer interface, IR/Wireless environmental control unit, e.g. for control of doors, High-end PC-unit.

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