A Simple Interface for 3D Position Estimation of a Mobile Robot with Single Camera
AbstractIn recent years, there has been an increase in the number of mobile robots controlled by a smart phone or tablet. This paper proposes a visual control interface for a mobile robot with a single camera to easily control the robot actions and estimate the 3D position of a target. In this proposal, the mobile robot employed an Arduino Yun as the core processor and was remote-controlled by a tablet with an Android operating system. In addition, the robot was fitted with a three-axis robotic arm for grasping. Both the real-time control signal and video transmission are transmitted via Wi-Fi. We show that with a properly calibrated camera and the proposed prototype procedures, the users can click on a desired position or object on the touchscreen and estimate its 3D coordinates in the real world by simple analytic geometry instead of a complicated algorithm. The results of the measurement verification demonstrates that this approach has great potential for mobile robots. View Full-Text
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Chao, C.-T.; Chung, M.-H.; Chiou, J.-S.; Wang, C.-J. A Simple Interface for 3D Position Estimation of a Mobile Robot with Single Camera. Sensors 2016, 16, 435.
Chao C-T, Chung M-H, Chiou J-S, Wang C-J. A Simple Interface for 3D Position Estimation of a Mobile Robot with Single Camera. Sensors. 2016; 16(4):435.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chao, Chun-Tang; Chung, Ming-Hsuan; Chiou, Juing-Shian; Wang, Chi-Jo. 2016. "A Simple Interface for 3D Position Estimation of a Mobile Robot with Single Camera." Sensors 16, no. 4: 435.
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