Virtual force feedback teleoperation of the InsectBot using optical flow
Schill, Felix, Mahony, Robert, Corke, Peter, & Cole, Luke (2008) Virtual force feedback teleoperation of the InsectBot using optical flow. In Kim, Jonghyuk & Mahony, Robert (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2008 Australasian Conference on Robotics & Automation, Australian Robotics and Automation Association Inc., Canberra, Australia.
This paper proposes the use of optical flow from a moving robot to provide force feedback to an operator’s joystick to facilitate collision free teleoperation. Optical flow is measured by a pair of wide angle cameras on board the vehicle and used to generate a virtual environmental force that is reflected to the user through the joystick, as well as feeding back into the control of the vehicle. We show that the proposed control is dissipative and prevents the vehicle colliding with the environment as well as providing the operator with a natural feel for the remote environment. Experimental results are provided on the InsectBot holonomic vehicle platform.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||robot, optical flow|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Control Systems Robotics and Automation (090602)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 [please consult author]|
|Deposited On:||16 Aug 2010 12:32|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:12|
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