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Title:
MUSCLE-POWER ASSISTANCE DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/124223
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A muscle-power assistance device (10) that has: a first mounting fixture (20); a second mounting fixture that can rotate relative to the first mounting fixture (20) around an assist shaft line (d1); an assist mechanism (15) that can restrict the rotation of the second mounting fixture relative to the first mounting fixture in at least one direction around the assist shaft line; a sensor (80) that detects an indicator that is related to the relative rotation of the first mounting fixture and the second mounting fixture around the assist shaft line; and a control unit (13) that controls the assist mechanism (15). If it has been determined that the indicator detected by the sensor has satisfied prescribed conditions over a fixed period, the control unit controls the assist mechanism such that the rotation of the second mounting fixture relative to the first mounting fixture in the one direction is restricted.

Inventors:
SASAKI Daisuke (NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION KAGAWA UNIVERSITY 2217-20, Hayashi-cho, Takamatsu-sh, Kagawa 96, 〒7610396, JP)
OMACHI Ronpei (NABTESCO CORPORATION 3-3, Takatsukadai 7-chome, Nishi-ku, Kobe-sh, Hyogo 71, 〒6512271, JP)
KIKUTANI Isao (7-9 Hirakawacho 2-chome, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 93, 〒1020093, JP)
YOKOYAMA Kazuya (7-9 Hirakawacho 2-chome, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 93, 〒1020093, JP)
Application Number:
JP2017/047071
Publication Date:
July 05, 2018
Filing Date:
December 27, 2017
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION KAGAWA UNIVERSITY (1-1 Saiwai-cho, Takamatsu-shi Kagawa, 21, 〒7608521, JP)
NABTESCO CORPORATION (7-9 Hirakawacho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, 93, 〒1020093, JP)
International Classes:
B25J11/00; A61F2/56; A61F2/68
Domestic Patent References:
WO2016089466A22016-06-09
WO2017222052A12017-12-28
Foreign References:
JP2012125477A2012-07-05
JP2012239709A2012-12-10
JP2012205834A2012-10-25
JP2017154210A2017-09-07
JP2016525394A2016-08-25
JP2009112540A2009-05-28
JP2015173739A2015-10-05
JP2009112447A2009-05-28
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
NAGAI Hiroshi et al. (Kyowa Patent & Law Office, Nippon Life Marunouchi Building 1-6-6, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 05, 〒1000005, JP)
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