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Oct. 2017 - Sept. 2020, on behalf of BMBF


Intelligent walking frame for residential care homes

RABE ist about the development of an intelligent walking frame particularly used in residential long-term medical care in oder to reduce the work load of the nursing stuff as well as allowing a more self-determined life in residential care homes for the elderly. An electric motor supports the RABE walking frame while managing longer distances or slopes and also makes transportation more easy. Further, the walking frame is supposed to autonomously master short distances by special sensory support and navigational abilities.

As well, when showing a laser diode-projected route on the ground, a parkinson patient's walking blockade can be overcome more easily. By recognizing abnormal patterns in the patient's walk, the walking frame is able to realize a change of his general physical condition, in order to avoid accidents or to inform the nursing-staff.

If interested or in case of any questions:
Christopher Bonenberger
0751 501- 9613