R4H in the Press

Robots for Humanity: Using Assistive Robotics to Empower People with Disabilities

A couple of academic papers out of the Robots for Humanity project. One, from 2013, is now available on line at Lifesciences.ieee.org.

Work using the PR2 to empower people with disabilities continues at Georgia Tech. Phil Grice and Charlie Kemp recently published this paper: Assistive Mobile Manipulation: Designing for Operators with Motor Impairments

04 Jul 2016

Robots open up the world of art – CBS News

CBS News covered Henry at the De Young Museum using a Beam to tour. It also mentions Henry’s TED talk and his use of drones.

01 Mar 2015

Robots for humanity: how technology is changing the life of one Bay Area man | KALW

Robots for humanity: how technology is changing the life of one Bay Area man | KALW.

11 Dec 2014

He’s got the whole world at his one good fingertip

Article on Henry Evans in the Sunday Times (London): He’s got the whole world at his one good fingertip | The Sunday Times.

07 Apr 2014

Aljazeera of America Story: Robot Rescue

AJAM 20140122 – Robot Rescue.f4v – File Shared from Box.

This video story includes interviews with Henry and Jane Evans at their home, and interviews with Charlie Kemp at Georgia Tech and Chad Jenkins at Brown University.

Jane: “It’s the independence” of being able to do things for himself that makes all the difference for Henry.

25 Jan 2014

Stanford Magazine Article

Interview with Henry and Jane Evans.

13 Jan 2014

A sense of touch makes robots more human

A sense of touch makes robots more human | Video | Reuters.com.

05 Jan 2014

Robots for Humanity: Restoring Function to the Disabled Through Technology

Robots for Humanity: Restoring Function to the Disabled Through Technology.

14 Dec 2013

TedX Talk: Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins

Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity | Video on TED.com.

20 Nov 2013

Georgia Tech receives major grant that will help support R4H

GT | News Center :: Georgia Tech researchers study aging with disabilities.

30 Oct 2013