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3D-Image Visualization and Its Performance in Teleoperation

  • Manuel Ferre
  • Salvador Cobos
  • Rafael Aracil
  • Miguel A. Sánchez Urán
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4563)

Abstract

In this paper, stereoscopic image visualization for teleoperated robots is studied. The use of stereo vision systems shows some difficulties: image disparity is the main problem. It affects the correct image fusion process by the brain. Disparity curve calculations are shown and a method to calibrate stereoscopic images for telerobotics is explained. Experiments have been carried out to obtain the limits for a proper image fusion. The use of stereoscopic image has been assessed to execute teleoperated robot guidance tasks. The performance of stereoscopic and monoscopic image is compared. Stereoscopic images have shown a guaranteed depth perception.

Keywords

3D-vision stereoscopic interfaces binocular disparity teleoperation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Ferre
    • 1
  • Salvador Cobos
    • 1
  • Rafael Aracil
    • 1
  • Miguel A. Sánchez Urán
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Robots and Intelligent Machines Group, 28006 MadridSpain

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