Recent Patents on Chinese Massage Robot

Author(s): Yongde Zhang*, Weixi Zhang.

Journal Name: Recent Patents on Engineering

Volume 11 , Issue 3 , 2017

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Background: Chinese massage robot is a humanoid robot, which combines Chinese medical technology and robot technology, used to simulate the process of Chinese massage. It can be mainly used for alleviating the physical pain of patients and training new massage therapist.

Objective: To provide an overview of recent Chinese massage robots related patents and introduce their respective characteristics and the future development of Chinese massage robots.

Method: This article reviews the representative patents related to Chinese massage robot, especially introduces the structural characteristics, control characteristics and applications of several typical Chinese massage robots.

Results: The different structure types of Chinese massage robots are compared and analyzed, and their structural characteristics are obtained. The main problems encountered in the development are analyzed, and the current and future research of Chinese massage robots are discussed.

Conclusion: The research of Chinese massage robots is of great significance and plays an important role in promoting Chinese massage robots technological innovation. The comfort, intelligence and safety of Chinese medicine massage robot need to be further improved. More patents related to Chinese massage robot should be invented.

Keywords: Chinese massage, massage techniques, massage training, relieve pain, flexible massage, robot.

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Article Details

Year: 2017
Page: [156 - 161]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/2212797610666170127171713
Price: $58

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