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Neville Hogan, Hermano I Krebs, Andre Sharon, Jain Charnnarong: Interactive robotic therapist. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, November 14, 1995: US05466213 (310 worldwide citation)

An interactive robotic therapist interacts with a patient to shape the motor skills of the patient by guiding the patient's limb through a series of desired exercises with a robotic arm. The patient's limb is brought through a full range of motion to rehabilitate multiple muscle groups. A drive syst ...


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Neville Hogan, Hermano Igo Krebs: System and method for medical imaging utilizing a robotic device, and robotic device for use in medical imaging. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, August 18, 1998: US05794621 (58 worldwide citation)

A robotic device for use in conjunction with an imaging system and an imaging method is provided. The robotic device can provide mechanical measurements within the imaging system, and can also control the mechanical environment within the imaging system. An end effector of the robotic device engages ...


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Hermano Igo Krebs, Neville Hogan, Dustin Williams, James Celestino: Wrist and upper extremity motion. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Scott E Kamholz, Foley Hoag, November 17, 2009: US07618381 (8 worldwide citation)

Wrist and upper extremity motion systems and method may include positioning a subject's wrist or upper extremity in a motion device, and actuating one or more motors associated with the device to provide at least one of assistance, perturbation, and resistance to a wrist or upper extremity motion.


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Stephen P Buerger, Neville Hogan: Actuation system with fluid transmission for interaction control and high force haptics. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, October 23, 2007: US07284374 (5 worldwide citation)

A fluid transmission system adapted to provide a controlled force to a dynamic system includes a controller, a drive system coupled to the controller and to a path having a captured amount (mass) of fluid contained therein and an interface coupled to the captured fluid path.


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Hermano I Krebs, Neville Hogan, Michael Roberts: Pelvis interface. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Scott E Kamholz, Foley Hoag, July 7, 2009: US07556606 (3 worldwide citation)

A pelvis interface may include a subject attachment module including a waist attachment and a back attachment. The interface may further include an arm assembly coupled to the subject attachment module, the arm assembly including a plurality of arms so coupled to one another and/or to the subject at ...


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Hermano I Krebs, Neville Hogan, Michael Roberts: Pelvis interface. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Peter K Sollins, Foley Hoag, December 17, 2013: US08608674 (2 worldwide citation)

A pelvis interface may include a subject attachment module including a waist attachment and a back attachment. The interface may further include an arm assembly coupled to the subject attachment module, the arm assembly including a plurality of arms so coupled to one another and/or to the subject at ...


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Stephen P Buerger, Neville Hogan: Method for controlling a dynamic system. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, April 19, 2011: US07926269 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for providing a controlled force to a dynamic system includes applying a force to a first actuator, transmitting the force from the first actuator to a second actuator through a closed fluid path containing a captured volume of fluid, and providing, via the second actuator, a controlled for ...


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Stephen P Buerger, Neville Hogan: Impedance shaping element for a control system. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, November 25, 2008: US07454909

An impedance shaping element (or more simply, an impedance shaper) physically alters or shapes the mechanical impedance of a drive system as it appears from an interface and facilitates use of feedback control to improve performance by altering or shaping a dynamic coupling between an interface and ...


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Neville Hogan, Hermano Igo Krebs, Bruce T Volpe: Testing therapy efficacy with extremity and/or joint attachments. Cornell Research Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Foley Hoag, Patent Group World Trade Center West, December 21, 2006: US20060287614-A1

A method of measuring a change in neurological and/or muscular performance of a subject may include attaching an attachment to a subject. The subject may then be directed to perform a motion. A first force imposed by the subject on the attachment and/or a first motion of the attachment is sensed. Th ...


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Hermano I Krebs, Neville Hogan, Michael Roberts: Pelvis Interface. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Foley Hoag, Patent Group World Trade Center West, November 22, 2007: US20070270723-A1

A pelvis interface may include a subject attachment module including a waist attachment and a back attachment. The interface may further include an arm assembly coupled to the subject attachment module, the arm assembly including a plurality of arms so coupled to one another and/or to the subject at ...