Experiment Verification of Position Measurement for Underwater Mobile Robot Using Monocular Camera

  • Natsuki Uechi
  • Fumiaki Takemura
  • Kuniaki Kawabata
  • Shinichi Sagara
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 253)


Authors have been developing the underwater robot that can be used for environmental protection work in the sea near Okinawa. It is difficult to get the position of underwater robot, because it cannot use GPS in sea. Authors have been developing the underwater robot to work in the sea near Okinawa with a high radree of transparency, so we try to develop the inexpensive measurement for underwater robot using a monocular camera. In this paper, we illustrate the measurement method and the basic experiment on land and underwater.



This study received The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation in 2012 fiscal year and was done.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Natsuki Uechi
    • 1
  • Fumiaki Takemura
    • 1
  • Kuniaki Kawabata
    • 2
  • Shinichi Sagara
    • 3
  1. 1.Okinawa National College of TechnologyOkinawaJapan
  2. 2.RIKENSaitamaJapan
  3. 3.Kyushu Institute of TechnologyKyushuJapan

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