TITLE

The ROBOTS Are Coming! Will one be helping out in your home?

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Rory A.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
PN;Jul2011, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's insights on the development of robotics technology towards the aim of assisting people with disabilities. He says that robots are typically designed to work in hazardous or remote environments, but people are exploring how this technology can assist people in performing household and community task. He added that electric-powered wheelchairs now comes with robotic arms, such as the Personal Mobility and Manipulation Appliance (PerMMA).
ACCESSION #
61151526

 

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