Accessing and operating agricultural machinery: advancements in assistive technology for users with impaired mobility.
Assist Technol 2018 Feb 14. Epub 2018 Feb 14.
a Purdue University , West Lafayette , IN.
This research focused on the advancements made in enabling agricultural workers with impaired mobility to access and operate off-road agricultural machinery. Though not a new concept, technological advancements in remote-controlled lifts, electronic actuators, electric over hydraulic controllers, and various modes of hand controls have advanced significantly allowing operators with limited mobility to resume a high level of productivity in agricultural-related enterprises. In the U. Read More