NOVEL INTERACTIVE CONTROL INTERFACE FOR CENTAUR-LIKE SERVICE ROBOT

Jussi Suomela, Aarne Halme
2002 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
The paper considers the case, where a service robot and human operator work together in the same working area. A novel control interface is presented, which considerably improves the communication and interaction between robot and operator. Commands and supervision are made based on cognition by speech and gestures -the most natural communication for humans. An innovative yo-yo hand controller provides unique control possibilities for all kind of teleoperation from robot driving to manipulator
more » ... ontrol. Interaction with the task environment is improved by the aid of virtual reality models and novel pointing technology. Copyright © 2002 IFAC
doi:10.3182/20020721-6-es-1901.00817 fatcat:eukfnedr5rakxjtbodfwynimrq