Field Trial Results of Autonomous Road Crossing Mobile Robot
We have developed a fully-integrated outdoor mobile robot that is capable of crossing roads autonomously in real world urban environments. To do this, the robot travels along pedestrian sidewalks autonomously, continually detects pedestrian push button boxes and navigates to it when one is detected. It then activates the push-button using an onboard-finger, moves to the crossing zone and crosses the road after detecting the zebra stripes and pedestrian lights. In this paper, we report the results of preliminary field trial experiments where the robot was deployed in a real world environment and its performance was evaluated.
Keywordsroad-crossing mobile robot real world outdoor environment
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