Articles & News

04

On the outskirts of Pisa in a back room of a modern block, a machine is waiting for its operator.

The device has arms and legs and is suspended by ropes from a metal frame. Its only other tether is a thick umbilical cable plugged into its back.

After a few final checks, research engineer Gianluca approaches the machine, turns, and puts his feet on its feet and buckles them in. He straps himself in across his chest and puts his arms into its arms.

With a finger he then presses a button, and the machine jolts into life, lights flashing and joints whirring as he cautiously steers his body suit across the floor.

Read the full article at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26418358.

There are standards for Robotic Devices and specifically for those that are involved with humans at close quarters.

ISO 13482:2014 specifies requirements and guidelines for the inherently safe design, protective measures, and information for use of personal care robots. So how to ensure your robots meet this standard in a cost effective manner.

 
Posted in: Robotics

Post Rating

Comments

There are currently no comments, be the first to post one.

Post Comment

Only registered users may post comments.


D-RisQ Limited

Malvern Hills Science Park

Geraldine Road
Malvern
Worcestershire
United Kingdom
WR14 3SZ
+44(0)1684 252452
info@drisq.com

Company Number: 7754903

What we do?

With a wide experience in analysis of complex systems and software across many sectors ranging from embedded systems to IT, safety and security critical systems, automotive, aerospace, robotics and many others, D-RisQ has developed huge experience from which to build automated formal analysis tools.

Learn more