Development of a multimodal interface for the effective implementation of smart walkers in gait assistance scenarios in older adults.

Project: Research Project

Project Details


Develop an intelligent walker that allows Human-Robot-Environment interaction in processes of assistance and rehabilitation of human gait in older adults with reduced mobility, through robotics technologies, artificial intelligence, and data processing.


Robotics, Gait Assistance, Smart Walker, Sensors and Actuators, Older Adults.

Commitments / Obligations

-One (1) Master's student.

-One (1) undergraduate student.

-One (1) Participation in national scientific events, presenting the results of the investigation.

-One (1) Participation in international scientific events, presenting the results of the research.

-Organization and realization of two (2) internal workshops/seminars.

-Article published in an indexed journal (type A1, A2)

-Chapter of the book, result of project experiences.

-Training protocol for smart walker.

-Interface of sensors and actuators of a modular nature and easy transfer to conventional rollator-type walkers.
Effective start/end date2/20/232/20/25

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Main Funding Source

  • Competitive Funds
  • Medium Amount


  • Región Centro Oriente
  • Bogotá D.C.


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