Smart Man-Machine Interfaces by Means of Projective Virtual Reality

  • Eckhard Freund
  • Jürgen Roßmann
Conference paper


Smart man machine interfaces turn out to be a key technology for service robots, for automation applications in industrial environments as well as in future scenarios for applications in space. For either field, the use of virtual reality (VR) techniques showed a great potential. At the IRF a virtual reality system was developed and implemented during the last two years which allows the intuitive control of a multi-robot system and different automation systems under one unified VR framework. The general aim of the development was to provide the general framework for Projective Virtual Reality which allows to project actions that are carried out by users in the virtual world into the real world with the help of robots and automation components.


Virtual Reality Virtual World Virtual Reality System Task Description Virtual Camera 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eckhard Freund
    • 1
  • Jürgen Roßmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Insitute of Robotics ResearchUniversity of DortmundDortmundGermany

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