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1. (WO2018046346) METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A WALKING AID, CONTROL DEVICE FOR A WALKNG AID, AND WALKING AID

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/046346    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/071618
Publication Date: Fri Mar 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 30 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61H 3/04
A63B 71/00
A63B 21/00
A63B 21/068
A63B 22/20
Applicants: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
Inventors: BELING, Horst
Title: METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A WALKING AID, CONTROL DEVICE FOR A WALKNG AID, AND WALKING AID
Abstract:
Method (200) for controlling a walking aid (1), with the steps of: - detecting (201) at least one first distance (A) between an upper region (21), in particular a chest region, of a user (2) of the walking aid (1) and the walking aid (1); - detecting (202) at least one second distance (B) between a lower region (22), in particular a knee region and/or a region below the knee region, of the user (2) of the walking aid (1) and the walking aid (1); - determining (203) a stance and/or gait pattern dependent on the at least one first distance (A) and/or the at least one second distance (B); - controlling (204) the walking aid (2) depending on the determined stance and/or gait pattern.