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Right Arm Exoskeleton for Mobility Impaired
This paper is focused on the research regarding the development of an exo-skeleton robotic device for people who have limitations in the basic move-ments of the upper limbs. Although some movements may seem trivial, they are essential in the rehabilitation process, but also in daily life, because the patient will no longer be dependent on another person for certain operations. First part of this research is focused on modeling and simulating of the hu-man arm movements to determine their limits and particularities. The exo-skeleton device is then modeled and simulated, setting the limits and the movements that it will execute following the movements of the arm. The proposed device is equipped with electromyography (EMG) signal acquisi-tion and analysis system that is able to perceive the wearer's movement in-tentions, and the drive system will help and support the independent move-ment of the robotic exoskeleton.