This video (in Italian language) shows MEMOS 2 , a low-cost Cartesian 2DoFs Robot used for Neurorehabilitation. The idea is that the patient has to reach the given targets on the screen by moving the robot handle. If the patient is unable to do the exercise, then the Robot force the move of the patient to the target.
The Robot hardware hosts a Microchip dsPIC microcontroller derived from Evidence FLEX Boards, two DC motors, encoders, and a load cell using stain gauges.
The robot in the movie is property of the Giomi Group – http://www.giomi.com
The project has been developed by:
ARTS Lab Scuola Superiore S. Anna – http://www.artslab.sssup.it
Evidence Srl – http://www.evidence.eu.com (motor control and microcontroller interfacing)
Humanware srl – http://www.hmw.it (GUI)
SO.GE.II s.r.l – Load cell
This video is a snippet of a larger video available in DVD from the IFCA .- Isttituto fiorentino di cura ed Assistenza, casa di cura Ulivella e Glicini – Riabilitazione Robotizzata Memos 2″
Duration : 0:1:9