DOI: 10.1109/hsi.2015.7170639
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Abstract: This paper proposes an automatic sitting posture coordination system for avoiding the risk of the pressure sore on a wheelchair. For avoiding this risk, it is important to maintain the suitable posture which reduces the pressure concentration and share stress between the buttock and a sitting surface on the wheelchair, and to depressurize them as the healthy person does during sitting on the wheelchair. For realizing these functions, this paper proposes an active seating support system which consists of a sit…

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