Pragya Neupane

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Honors Thesis


An automated robotic wheelchair can allow for increased efficiency in terms of motion. This work details how through the use of computing, a wheelchair can be teleoperated to produce a system that can obviate the need for manual wheelchairs that can be difficult to operate. At this stage, the system is composed of various components and subsystems interacting to deliver precise control and navigation. By sending and receiving signals between the wheelchair platform and the computer, this system is able to communicate with the wheelchair platform and pass on instructions. The robotic wheelchair platform is able to record movement information, and can use this feedback to monitor movement, and attempt to improve any inaccuracy. Overall, the system works to maximize wheelchair efficiency of motion.

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