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“Intelligent” telepresence: Introducing virtual reality in advanced robots

  • Riccardo Cassinis
  • Mardy Terceros Rojas
Part IV Active Perceptual Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 745)

Abstract

The paper discusses some issues about a telepresence system to be used for remote driving of robots that operate in hazardous and/or hostile environments. The emphasis is on the problem of efficiently using and integrating information from different sensors, in order to provide the remote operator with readily understandable and usable data.

Solution hypotheses, which take advantage of virtual reality techniques, are presented.

Keywords

Robotics Telemanipulation Teleoperation Virtual Reality 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Riccardo Cassinis
    • 1
  • Mardy Terceros Rojas
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Elettronica per l'AutomazioneUniversità di BresciaItalia
  2. 2.Progetto di Intelligenza Artificiale e RoboticaPolitecnico di MilanoItalia

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