IoT Based Control of Robotic Arm Using EMG Signals

  • Morrel V. L. NunsangaEmail author
  • Y. Thanrun Kumar
  • Bikrant Kumar
  • Murad Alam Mirja
  • Rajesh Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 12)


Electromyography (EMG) measures muscle response or electrical activity produced by skeletal muscle and the signals can be used to analyze the different status of human body. The concept of Internet of Things enables objects to get accessed and get controlled over Internet. In this paper, we provide an application that utilizes muscle activities to control robotic arms. The system integrates IoT technology and EMG signals to develop this prototype. The bot is controlled over the Internet using android application and the robotic arm attached to the bot is controlled using the EMG signal generated from human.


EMG signal Internet of Things Robotic arm Human arm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morrel V. L. Nunsanga
    • 1
    Email author
  • Y. Thanrun Kumar
    • 2
  • Bikrant Kumar
    • 3
  • Murad Alam Mirja
    • 2
  • Rajesh Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ITMizoram UniversityAizawlIndia
  2. 2.Department of ECEMizoram UniversityAizawlIndia
  3. 3.Department of CEMizoram UniversityAizawlIndia

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