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RFID Technology for Objects Recognition and Their Position Estimation

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Part of the Biosystems & Biorobotics book series (BIOSYSROB, volume 1)

Abstract

The MUNDUS system is a complex assistive device aimed at supporting the daily life of persons with severe motor disabilities by allowing autonomous reaching and grasping of objects even in the case of complete paralysis of the upper limbs. To permit the performing of different tasks, it is necessary, among other activities, an effective recognition and selection of objects to manage their correct use by the system. This feature has been developed by means of RFID technologies. The focus of the current paper is the description of the implemented system architecture and its evaluation in simple reaching tasks. The system has been tested both in static and dynamic conditions to fully check is recognition capabilities.

Keywords

Antenna Selection Antenna Read Severe Motor Disability MUNDUS Object C1G2 Standard 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ab.Acus srlMilanItaly

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