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Towards tactile sensing active capsule endoscopy (2018)
Thesis
Winstone, B. Towards tactile sensing active capsule endoscopy. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/868181

Examination of the gastrointestinal(GI) tract has traditionally been performed using tethered endoscopy tools with limited reach and more recently with passive untethered capsule endoscopy with limited capability. Inspection of small intestines is on... Read More about Towards tactile sensing active capsule endoscopy.

Towards bio-inspired tactile sensing capsule endoscopy for detection of submucosal tumours (2016)
Journal Article
Winstone, B., Melhuish, C., Pipe, A. G., Callaway, M., & Dogramadzi, S. (2017). Towards bio-inspired tactile sensing capsule endoscopy for detection of submucosal tumours. IEEE Sensors Journal, 17(3), 848-857. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2016.2627798

Here we present a method for lump characterisation using a bio-inspired remote tactile sensing capsule endoscopy system. Whilst current capsule endoscopy utilises cameras to diagnose lesions on the surface of the gastrointestinal tract lumen, this p... Read More about Towards bio-inspired tactile sensing capsule endoscopy for detection of submucosal tumours.

An assistive robot to support dressing-strategies for planning and error handling (2016)
Journal Article
Chance, G., Chance, G., Camilleri, A., Winstone, B., Caleb-Solly, P., & Dogramadzi, S. (2016). An assistive robot to support dressing-strategies for planning and error handling. Proceedings of the ... IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, 2016-July, 774-780. https://doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2016.7523721

© 2016 IEEE. Assistive robots are emerging to address a social need due to changing demographic trends such as an ageing population. The main emphasis is to offer independence to those in need and to fill a potential labour gap in response to the inc... Read More about An assistive robot to support dressing-strategies for planning and error handling.

Single motor actuated peristaltic wave generator for a soft bodied worm robot (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Winstone, B., Pipe, A. G., Melhuish, C., Callaway, M., Etoundi, A., & Dogramadzi, S. (2016, June). Single motor actuated peristaltic wave generator for a soft bodied worm robot. Paper presented at BioRob 2016 - IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics

This paper presents the design and development of a single motor actuated peristaltic worm robot with three segments using a bio-inspired method of locomotion with one actuator that achieves optimised worm like peristaltic motion. Each segment consis... Read More about Single motor actuated peristaltic wave generator for a soft bodied worm robot.

Biomimetic tactile sensing capsule (2015)
Journal Article
Pipe, T., Winstone, B., Pipe, A. G., Melhuish, C., Dogramadzi, S., & Callaway, M. (2015). Biomimetic tactile sensing capsule. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-22979-9_12

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015. Here we present a tactile sensing capsule endoscopy system. Whilst current capsule endoscopy utilises cameras to diagnose lesions on the surface of the gastrointestinal tract lumen, this proposal... Read More about Biomimetic tactile sensing capsule.

A novel bio-inspired tactile tumour detection concept for capsule endoscopy (2014)
Journal Article
Pipe, T., Winstone, B., Melhuish, C., Dogramadzi, S., Pipe, A. G., & Callaway, M. (2014). A novel bio-inspired tactile tumour detection concept for capsule endoscopy. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 8608 LNAI, 442-445. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09435-9_56

Examination of the gastrointestinal(GI) tract has traditionally been performed using endoscopy tools that allow a surgeon to see the inside of the lining of the digestive tract. Endoscopes are rigid or flexible tubes that use fibre-optics or cameras... Read More about A novel bio-inspired tactile tumour detection concept for capsule endoscopy.

TACTIP - Tactile fingertip device, texture analysis through optical tracking of skin features (2013)
Book Chapter
Winstone, B., Griffiths, G., Pipe, A. G., Melhuish, C., & Rossiter, J. (2013). TACTIP - Tactile fingertip device, texture analysis through optical tracking of skin features. In T. Prescott, N. Lepora, A. Mura, H. Krapp, & P. Verschure (Eds.), Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, 323-334. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39802-5_28

In this paper we present texture analysis results for TACTIP, a versatile tactile sensor and artificial fingertip which exploits compliant materials and optical tracking. In comparison to previous MEMS sensors, the TACTIP device is especially suited... Read More about TACTIP - Tactile fingertip device, texture analysis through optical tracking of skin features.

TACTIP - Tactile fingertip device, challenges in reduction of size to ready for robot hand integration (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Winstone, B., & Griffiths, G. (2012, December). TACTIP - Tactile fingertip device, challenges in reduction of size to ready for robot hand integration. Paper presented at 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2012)

Previous work on the TACTIP project has demonstrated a prototype tactile fingertip device, at a little over twice the diameter(40mm) of a human fingertip (16-20mm). Unlike most other developed MEMS sensors, the TACTIP device is appropriate for all ta... Read More about TACTIP - Tactile fingertip device, challenges in reduction of size to ready for robot hand integration.