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WareVR: Virtual Reality Interface for Supervision of Autonomous Robotic System Aimed at Warehouse Stocktaking [article]

Ivan Kalinov, Daria Trinitatova, Dzmitry Tsetserukou
2021 arXiv   pre-print
WareVR is a novel human-robot interface based on a virtual reality (VR) application to interact with a heterogeneous robotic system for automated inventory management.  ...  Using the WareVR interface, the operator can conduct different levels of stocktaking, monitor the inventory process remotely, and teleoperate the drone for a more detailed inspection.  ...  a single drone but a whole swarm of drones (see Fig. 8 ).  ... 
arXiv:2110.11052v1 fatcat:v3aakgixpjhblca5sqvjkfeiyi

On the Detection of Unauthorized Drones - Techniques and Future Perspectives: A Review

Muhammad Asif Khan, Hamid Menouar, Aisha Eldeeb, Adnan Abu-Dayya, Flora D. Salim
2022 IEEE Sensors Journal  
In this paper, we provide a rigorous overview of the existing drone detection techniques and a critical review of the state-of-the-art.  ...  To safeguard critical assets and infrastructure and to protect privacy of people from the illegitimate uses of commercial drones, a drone detection system is inevitable.  ...  Authors in [106] provide a more advanced system for drone detection, localization and tracking using a headset equipped with camera and Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU).  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsen.2022.3171293 fatcat:wmws5gupsjdzhni6o7rj7p4cdu

Electroencephalography as implicit communication channel for proximal interaction between humans and robot swarms

Luca Mondada, Mohammad Ehsanul Karim, Francesco Mondada
2016 Swarm Intelligence  
Search and rescue, autonomous construction, and many other semi-autonomous multi-robot applications can benefit from proximal interactions between an operator and a swarm of robots.  ...  Based on these parameters, we study two signal processing approaches and critically analyze their performance on 10 subjects controlling a set of physical robots.  ...  Marco Picasso for their help on mathematical issues in the signal processing; to the reviewers who contributed with detailed and constructive comments during the submission process; and to all subjects  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11721-016-0127-0 fatcat:pl2mtnusdfgajfnresbw6obnzi

Multi-User Augmented Reality with Infrastructure-free Collaborative Localization [article]

John Miller, Elahe Soltanaghai, Raewyn Duvall, Jeff Chen, Vikram Bhat, Nuno Pereira, Anthony Rowe
2021 arXiv   pre-print
For this vision of people tracking in dynamic environments to be practical, we need a relative localization system that is nearly instantly available across wide-areas without any existing infrastructure  ...  LocAR uses visual-inertial odometry (VIO) in conjunction with ultra-wideband (UWB) ranging radios to estimate the relative position of each device in an ad-hoc manner.  ...  Relative localization has also been explored in robotics for localizing a swarm of drones or multiple robots with respect to each other [12, 15, 32, 39] .  ... 
arXiv:2111.00174v1 fatcat:xrpfw2irbfajlddv43hlkgzcoe

Table of Contents

2021 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
Berenson 1447 Tracking and Relative Localization of Drone Swarms With a Vision-Based Headset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  ...  Mendonca, and M. J. Johnson 2946 Vision-Based Drone Flocking in Outdoor Environments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F. Schilling, F. Schiano, and D.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2021.3072707 fatcat:qyphyzqxfrgg7dxdol4qamrdqu

Integrated S&R platform 1st version

Gabriela Panzariuc, Razvan Gliga, Adela Frentescu, Andrei Oanca, Christodoulos Santorinaios, Florian Cordes, Nikolas Muller, Iliana Malliou
2021 Zenodo  
The platform will be equipped with heterogeneous autonomous assets and sensors that provide various sources of data, indoor positioning and extensions of communications efficiently by employing swarming  ...  Then a user's manual will also be produced in order to facilitate the deployment and maintenance of the SnR platform.  ...  track each Drone.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6327009 fatcat:sfm2pk52crd7zllh3ydkm57wre

Towards an Autonomous Industry 4.0 Warehouse: A UAV and Blockchain-Based System for Inventory and Traceability Applications in Big Data-Driven Supply Chain Management

Tiago Fernández-Caramés, Oscar Blanco-Novoa, Iván Froiz-Míguez, Paula Fraga-Lamas
2019 Sensors  
Thus, in this paper, we present the design and evaluation of a UAV-based system aimed at automating inventory tasks and keeping the traceability of industrial items attached to Radio-Frequency IDentification  ...  In addition, the performance of the proposed blockchain-based architecture was evaluated in different scenarios.  ...  with high transmission frequencies) Smart Industry, asset tracking and toll payment Ultrasounds >20 kHz (2-10 MHz) <10 m 250 kbit/s Low power Based on sound wave propagation Relatively short  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19102394 fatcat:hoxdiqheynfh5bjgncbh365me4

Immersive Operation of a Semi-Autonomous Aerial Platform for Detecting and Mapping Radiation

P. Dayani, N. Orr, V. Saran, N. Hu, S. Krishnaswamy, A. Thomopoulos, E. Wang, J. Bae, E. Zhang, D. McPherson, J. Menke, A. Moran (+3 others)
2021 IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science  
This interface and its underlying framework serves as the basis for development of a single system that can deploy and autonomously control a fleet of radiation-mapping sUASs.  ...  Recent advancements in radiation detection and computer vision have enabled small unmanned aerial systems (sUASs) to produce 3D radiation maps, for example, composed of gamma-rays and neutrons, in real-time  ...  Furthermore like the headset, the pose of the hand-held controllers is continuously tracked with 6 degrees of freedom.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tns.2021.3122452 fatcat:32p3uta5hvdgzgwis6vgf5nifi

Emerging Natural User Interfaces in Mobile Computing: A Bottoms-Up Survey [article]

Kirill A. Shatilov, Dimitris Chatzopoulos, Lik-Hang Lee, Pan Hui
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Although there exist many ways of displaying information to mobile users, inputting data to a mobile device is, usually, limited to a conventional touch based interaction, that distracts users from their  ...  Leveraging of Natural User Interfaces (NUIs), as a paradigm of using natural intuitive actions to interact with computing systems, is one of many ways to meet these challenges in mobile computing and its  ...  It is mentioned that EOG sampling rate of 256 Hz is superior to any video-based eye-tracking system, as well as energy and cost efficiency of such a solution surpasses video-based systems.  ... 
arXiv:1911.04794v2 fatcat:tuho2hdkmffkbhz3ew45t44sq4

Unleashing the power of disruptive and emerging technologies amid COVID-19: A detailed review [article]

Sonali Agarwal, Narinder Singh Punn, Sanjay Kumar Sonbhadra, M. Tanveer, P. Nagabhushan, K K Soundra Pandian, Praveer Saxena
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The scarcity of resources and lack of experiences to endure the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with the fear of future consequences has established the need for adoption of emerging and future technologies  ...  The unprecedented outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), during early December 2019 in Wuhan, China, has quickly evolved into a global pandemic, became a matter of grave concern, and placed government  ...  theory, robotics, swarm intelligence, embodied and logic-based systems which has been utilized by more than 77% of the consumers (Sharpminds, 2020) .  ... 
arXiv:2005.11507v6 fatcat:ry4xvoxmknecdg2yytocnobooy

Augmented Reality Meets Artificial Intelligence in Robotics: A Systematic Review

Zahraa Bassyouni, Imad H. Elhajj
2021 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
A total of 29 papers were analyzed from two perspectives: a theme-based perspective showcasing the relation between AR and AI, and an application-based analysis highlighting how the robotics application  ...  This forms a solid base for increasing the efficiency of the robotic application and enhancing the user's situational awareness, safety, and acceptance of AI robots.  ...  success rate in robot opening bottles -Error prone robot localization and tracking of markers.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2021.724798 pmid:34631805 pmcid:PMC8493292 fatcat:52lfaesemrhtdilaywjvkrca5q

Survey of Datafusion Techniques for Laser and Vision Based Sensor Integration for Autonomous Navigation

Prasanna Kolar, Patrick Benavidez, Mo Jamshidi
2020 Sensors  
This information may be from a single sensor or a suite of sensors with the same or different modalities.  ...  , obstacle detection, and avoidance or localization.  ...  Vision-Based Localization Sensors mounted on the robot provide the latest and accurate data concerning the robot.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20082180 pmid:32290582 pmcid:PMC7218742 fatcat:ngfckkvp3fc23o7idvivlhdzbq

All Reality: Virtual, Augmented, Mixed (X), Mediated (X,Y), and Multimediated Reality [article]

Steve Mann, Tom Furness, Yu Yuan, Jay Iorio, Zixin Wang
2018 arXiv   pre-print
with objects and each other.  ...  The contributions of this paper are: (1) a taxonomy of the "Realities" (Virtual, Augmented, Mixed, Mediated, etc.), and (2) some new kinds of "reality" that come from nature itself, i.e. that expand our  ...  Kineveillance (drone and swarm-based realities [22]), Imaginality (e.g. lucid dreaming in the sensory deprivation tank), and Therapality (the axis of lasting effects that persist even after shutting off  ... 
arXiv:1804.08386v1 fatcat:y53whwntvbc5natwhdapbxtsqm

Positioning Methods and the Use of Location and Activity Data in Forests

Robert F. Keefe, Ann M. Wempe, Ryer M. Becker, Eloise G. Zimbelman, Emily S. Nagler, Sophie L. Gilbert, Christopher C. Caudill
2019 Forests  
object detection, relative positioning, and inventory-tracking that are also used as forms of localization.  ...  Based on our reviews of positioning technologies and emerging data science themes, we present a hierarchical model for collecting and sharing data in forest and fire management, and more broadly in the  ...  and relative positioning, and selected other terms and concepts. Thus, the inclusion of additional terms and concepts beyond the original systematic searches is a form of bias.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f10050458 fatcat:b4m7rl7tqvg7xdivzspgne46xq

ICCE-Berlin 2020 Technical Program

2020 2020 IEEE 10th International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE-Berlin)  
Whilst noting that the identification and authorisation of vehicles is possible with an accuracy around 96%, the detection of occupancy and vacating of a parking space is also possible with an accuracy  ...  This empirical research aims to determine whether a system combining computer vision with blockchain technology, can be used to document parking occupancy in a transparent and efficient manner whilst facilitating  ...  Object detection and tracking are critical computer vision tasks because of the broad needs in society; however, deep neural networkbased methods cost many computational resources that hinder them from  ... 
doi:10.1109/icce-berlin50680.2020.9352196 fatcat:ocp23y4dqzb5nme5n6tbiuf57y
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