I - Wheel - A Robotic Wheelchair with Mobile Controlled Navigation System

International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering
© 2015 by SSRG - IJECE Journal
Volume 2 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Samarjeet PrithvirajChavan and Vivek P Deodeshmukh
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Samarjeet PrithvirajChavan and Vivek P Deodeshmukh, "I - Wheel - A Robotic Wheelchair with Mobile Controlled Navigation System," SSRG International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering, vol. 2,  no. 2, pp. 15-20, 2015. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488549/IJECE-V2I2P103


Many people those using wheelchairs are not able to control an electronic wheelchair with joystick interface. The "iWheel" robotic wheelchair system is a general purpose navigational assistant in environments that are accessible for the disabled (e.g., ramps and doorways of sufficient width to allow a wheelchair to pass). A reactive system does not use maps for navigation. One of the advantages of this strategy is that users can navigate in multiple locations and environments. This report describes indoor navigation in the "iWheel" system; outdoor navigation is currently under development.


Indoor Navigation, Navigation Control, Robotic Wheelchair, Wheelchair Automation.


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