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Human–Robot Collaboration with Augmented Reality

  • Siam Charoenseang
  • Tarinee Tonggoed
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 174)

Abstract

This paper presents an implementation of human-robot collaboration by using augmented reality technique for providing necessary information to human operator. In this research, human operator and a robot arm share the same workspace in virtual object assembly task. The virtual objects are created in the form of 3D computer graphics that is superimposed on the real video image. While working in assembly task, the robot will assist the human operator by loading the virtual objects. Furthermore, a task planner controls all robots’ operations accordingly to human actions. Using augmented reality, human operator will receive robot’s task plan in the form of computer graphics during assembly task. The computer-generated information will support human operator’s decision for a suitable next step action.

Keywords

Human -Robot Collaboration Augmented Reality Task Planning 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Siam Charoenseang
    • 1
  • Tarinee Tonggoed
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Field RoboticsKing Mongkut’s University of TechnologyThonburiThailand

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