KAMANBARÉ - A Tree-climbing Biomimetic Robotic Platform for Environmental Research

Reinaldo de Bernardi, José Jaime da Cruz

Abstract

Environmental research is an area where robotics platforms can be applied as solutions for different problems to help or automate certain tasks, with the purpose of being more efficient or also safer for the researchers involved. This paper presents the Kamanbaré platform. Kamanbaré is a bioinspired robotic platform, whose main goal is to climb trees for environmental research applications, applied in tasks such as gathering botanical specimen, insects, climatic and arboreal fauna studies, among others. Kamanbaré is a platform that provides flexibility both in hardware and software, so that new applications may be developed and integrated without the need of extensive knowledge in robotics.

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de Bernardi R. and Jaime da Cruz J. (2007). KAMANBARÉ - A Tree-climbing Biomimetic Robotic Platform for Environmental Research . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 4: ICINCO, ISBN 978-972-8865-83-2, pages 478-484. DOI: 10.5220/0001650304780484


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@conference{icinco07,
author={Reinaldo de Bernardi and José Jaime da Cruz},
title={KAMANBARÉ - A Tree-climbing Biomimetic Robotic Platform for Environmental Research},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 4: ICINCO,},
year={2007},
pages={478-484},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001650304780484},
isbn={978-972-8865-83-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 4: ICINCO,
TI - KAMANBARÉ - A Tree-climbing Biomimetic Robotic Platform for Environmental Research
SN - 978-972-8865-83-2
AU - de Bernardi R.
AU - Jaime da Cruz J.
PY - 2007
SP - 478
EP - 484
DO - 10.5220/0001650304780484