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The design of an autonomous vehicle for the disabled

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4 Author(s)
Madarasz, R. ; Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA ; Heiny, L. ; Cromp, R. ; Mazur, N.

The first steps in the design and construction of an autonomous vehicle for the physically and sensory disabled are described. The vehicle is basically a self-navigating wheelchair, which is designed to transport a person to a desired room within an office building given only the destination room number. The wheelchair has been equipped with an on-board microcomputer, a digital camera, and a scanning ultrasonic rangefinder. The goal of the project is to develop a vehicle that can operate without human intervention within a crowded environment with little or no impact on the building or its inhabitants. An overview of the project objectives and a detailed description of the components that are currently working are presented.

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Robotics and Automation, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:2 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

Sep 1986

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