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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Voice Controlled Upper Body Exoskeleton: A Development For Industrial Application

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Shivam Tripathy, Rohan Panicker, Shubh Shrey, Rutvik Naik, S S Pachpore



Exoskeleton, Industrial Applications, Voice Control, Wearable Robot



An exoskeleton is a wearable electromechanical structure that is intended to resemble and allow movements in a manner similar to the human skeletal system. They can be used by both disabled and able people alike to increase physical strength in carrying out tasks that would be otherwise difficult, or as a rehabilitation device to aid in physiotherapeutic activities of a weakened body part. This paper intends to introduce a voice-controlled upper body exoskeleton for industrial applications which can aid workers wearing it by reducing stresses on their arms and shoulders over longer periods and add up to 20kg more strength in lifting applications. The 3D design, calculations and considerations, and load analysis are presented along with brief results of a basic prototype model of the exoskeleton.



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