A NOVEL HAPTIC INTERFACE FOR FREE LOCOMOTION IN EXTENDED RANGE TELEPRESENCE SCENARIOS

Patrick Rößler, Timothy Armstrong, Oliver Hessel, Michael Mende, Uwe D. Hanebeck

Abstract

Telepresence gives a user the impression of actually being present in a distant environment. A mobile teleoperator acts as a proxy in this target environment, replicates the user’s motion, and records sensory information, which is transferred to the user and displayed in real-time. As a result the user is immersed in the target environment. The user can then control the teleoperator by walking naturally. Motion Compression, a nonlinear mapping between the user’s and the robot’s motion, allows exploration of large target environments even from small user environments. For manipulation tasks haptic feedback is important. However, current haptic displays do not allow wide-area motion. In this work we present our design of a novel haptic display for simultaneous wide area motion and haptic interaction.

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Rößler P., Armstrong T., Hessel O., Mende M. and D. Hanebeck U. (2006). A NOVEL HAPTIC INTERFACE FOR FREE LOCOMOTION IN EXTENDED RANGE TELEPRESENCE SCENARIOS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-972-8865-60-3, pages 148-153. DOI: 10.5220/0001214101480153


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@conference{icinco06,
author={Patrick Rößler and Timothy Armstrong and Oliver Hessel and Michael Mende and Uwe D. Hanebeck},
title={A NOVEL HAPTIC INTERFACE FOR FREE LOCOMOTION IN EXTENDED RANGE TELEPRESENCE SCENARIOS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2006},
pages={148-153},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001214101480153},
isbn={978-972-8865-60-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - A NOVEL HAPTIC INTERFACE FOR FREE LOCOMOTION IN EXTENDED RANGE TELEPRESENCE SCENARIOS
SN - 978-972-8865-60-3
AU - Rößler P.
AU - Armstrong T.
AU - Hessel O.
AU - Mende M.
AU - D. Hanebeck U.
PY - 2006
SP - 148
EP - 153
DO - 10.5220/0001214101480153