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Towards Robotic Feeding: Role of Haptics in Fork-Based Food Manipulation - IEEE Journals & Magazine
Two stage neural net, using a general object classifier to locate food on a plate, then a second stage to ID the food to match against a database of force factors for how a robot arm holding a fork should skewer the food to grab it.
deep  machine  learning  vision  computer  neural  network  RetinaNet  SPnet  algorith  robotics  robot  arm  human  assistance  assistive  medicine  health  feeding 
march 2019 by asteroza
Halo Neuroscience announces public availability of Halo Sport
Uses neuropriming, where they stimulate the motor cortex to make it easier for the brain to reconfigure (neuroplasticity) and learn motor control patterns. So they shock your head lightly for 20 minutes before the actual training regime. Enhanced human athletics is here.
human  enhancement  brain  neuroplasticity  neuropriming  electric  stimulation  sports  athletics  training  assistance  transhuman  Delicious 
december 2016 by asteroza
Grasp | Akarsh Sanghi
Interesting shoulder mount telepresence viewer video camera rig, allowing a teacher to guide a student remotely.
shoulder  mount  telepresence  video  camera  hardware  electronics  devices  ridealong  over-the-shoulder  view  guidance  recording  monitoring  teaching  mentoring  support  wearable  computing  remote  assistance  Delicious 
february 2015 by asteroza
Be My Eyes ~ Lend Your Eyes to the Blind
Crowdsourcing TTS work for blind people to volunteer mechanical turk screen readers, since OCR still sucks for some situations.
blind  assistance  screen  reading  crowdsourcing  OCR  text-to-speech  social  volunteer  helper  iOS  iPhone  app  software  health  medicine  assistive  technology  sight  Delicious 
february 2015 by asteroza
ResolutionTube: Home
A business killer app for video calling (at least one way anyways), using AR overlays to assist field engineers and customers.
AR  field  support  video  call  calling  assistance  Delicious 
january 2014 by asteroza
Ekso Bionics
Formerly berkeley bionics, who did the prototype HULC exoskeleton with Lockheed.
exoskeleton  research  development  hardware  electronics  devices  health  medicine  ambulatory  assistance  HULC  Delicious 
january 2012 by asteroza
DigInfo TV - TEROOS - Shoulder-mounted Telecommunication Avatar
An interesting shoulder surfing concept for a telepresence robot, as a kind of second set of eyes, or as a handy on-call expert. If there's enough bandwidth, this could be usable for disasters, allowing first responders to consult with experts offsite, allowing the experts to "ride-along" and rather conveniently solves the mobility issues with a lot of telepresence robot avatars.
TEROOS  shoulder  mount  mounted  telepresence  avatar  communications  surfer  surfing  hardware  electronics  devices  research  collaboration  remote  assistance  skype  Delicious 
march 2011 by asteroza

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