Skype : a communications framework for robotics
Corke, Peter, Findlater, Kyran, & Murphy, Elizabeth (2012) Skype : a communications framework for robotics. In Carnegie, Dale & Browne, WIll (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2012 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Australian Robotics & Automation Association, Wellington, New Zealand.
This paper describes an architecture for robotic telepresence and teleoperation based on the well known tools ROS and Skype. We discuss how Skype can be used as a framework for robotic communication and can be integrated into a ROS/Linux framework to allow a remote user to not only interact with people near the robot, but to view maps, sensory data, robot pose and to issue commands to the robot’s navigation stack. This allows the remote user to exploit the robot’s autonomy, providing a much more convenient navigation interface than simple remote joysticking.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Skype, ROS, Robotic communication|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Control Systems Robotics and Automation (090602)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Please consult the authors.|
|Deposited On:||06 Mar 2013 00:19|
|Last Modified:||08 Mar 2013 11:00|
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