Awards

$750K

Robotic Noninvasive Neck and Spinal Injury Assessment Device

Phase 2 STTR

Institution: University of Washington

Agency: Army
Topic: A08-T034
Budget: 08/31/09 - 08/30/10
PI: Dr. John Hu

During Phase 2 Hstar Technologies will prototype a robotic non-invasive 3D ultrasound injury assessment system that a) allows local autonomous neck/spine injury assessment using pattern recognition, b) provides capability of telepresence injury assessment

$100K

A Smart Affective Virtual Environment Rehbilitation System for Traumatic Brian Injuries

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Office of the Secretary of Defense
Topic: OSD09-H05
Budget: 06/18/09 - 01/29/10
PI: Dr. John Hu

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of impairments of cognitive ability and subsequent motor-behavioral difficulties. Successful brain damage rehabilitation requires an accurate and effective training and assessment, and must provide a tool for both cognitive and physical rehabilitation procedures. Hstar proposes a Smart Affective Vir...

$120K

Dexterous Manipulation for Non-Line-of-Sight Articulated Manipulators

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A08-130
Budget: 12/22/08 - 02/21/10
PI: Dr. John Hu

Hstar proposes an advanced robotic dexterous manipulator D-Man for enhancing the capabilities of autonomous operation that must: 1) provide advanced dexterous manipulation and sufficient strength to open doors and load/unload container boxes up to 500-1000lbs, 2) navigate intelligently with a mobile holonomic drive, 3) work safely and robustly i...

$729K

An Advanced Medical Robotic System Augmenting Healthcare Capabilities

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A07-146
Budget: 11/07/08 - 05/06/11
PI: Dr. John Hu

During Phase II period, Hstar plan to prototype an advanced mobile robotic nurse assistant (RoNA) system for augmenting nurses health care capabilities in a hospital environment with physical assistance. This RoNA system will: a) navigate intelligently in hospital environments with a mobile holonomic drive, b) support an intuitive interface gui...

$120K

An Integrated Physical Therapy/ Rehabilitation Robotic System for Military Healthcare Enhancement

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A08-120
Budget: 10/21/08 - 05/21/09
PI: Dr. John Hu

Hstar proposes propose an integrated reconfigurable haptic feedback rehabilitation robot (RehaBot) system using SEA (series elastic actuators) that a) allows multiple reconfigurable and progressive rehabilitation training procedures for upper and lower limbs, b) provides telepresence rehabilitation training consultation and remote supervision, c...

$99.9K

Robotic Noninvasive Neck and Spinal Injury Assessment Device

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: Harvard Medical School

Agency: Army
Topic: A08-T034
Budget: 07/31/08 - 02/28/09
PI: Dr. John Hu

We propose a robotic non-invasive 3D ultrasound injury assessment system that a) allows local autonomous neck/spine injury assessment using pattern recognition, b) provides capability of telepresence injury assessment operation, c) creates 3D ultrasound imaging and visualization, d) integrates the injury assessment system onto an Hstar combat ca...

$120K

An Advanced Medical Robotic System Augmenting Healthcare Capabilities

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A07-146
Budget: 10/11/07 - 04/10/08
PI: Dr. John Hu

Hstar proposes an advanced mobile robotic nurse assistant (RoNA) system for augmenting nurses health care capabilities in a hospital environment with physical assistance. The RoNA system must a) navigate intelligently in hospital environments with a mobile holonomic drive, b) support an intuitive interface guided by human-robot interaction and...