Artifact Details

Title

Prototype Page Turning Robot

Catalog Number

X843.87

Type

Physical object

Date

1984 & 1986

Manufacturer

Rehabilitation Institute of Pittsburgh

Description

Robots can make effective assistants to the handicapped. This robot turns the pages of a book, enabling persons without arm movement to read. To turn a page the reader simply makes physical contact with a large button. The smaller robot turning the pages has actually been used.

Category

Robot

Lot Number

X843.87