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Control of an Omnidirectional Walking Simulator

  • Manish Chauhan
  • C. G. Rajeevlochana
  • Subir Kumar Saha
  • S. P. Singh
Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 79)

Abstract

Simulators are a unique way of replicating any real world scenario. It gives one the opportunity to be in a place virtually without being present there physically. The motivation behind making this simulator was to replicate real world terrains and make a human walk in that environment. The basic application which acted as motivation was training people like soldiers, sportspersons and others on various terrains. Control of a prototype is reported in this paper. The prototype is an omnidirectional walking simulator that allows one to walk on it to get the feeling of walking on a horizontal levelled plane in any direction.

Keywords

Virtual Environment Base Motor Motion Platform Belt Speed Treadmill Motor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manish Chauhan
    • 1
  • C. G. Rajeevlochana
    • 1
  • Subir Kumar Saha
    • 1
  • S. P. Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology DelhiHauz KhasIndia

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