Communication Quality Analysis for Remote Control of a Differential Drive Robot Based on iPhone Interface

  • Hahmin Jung
  • Yeonkyun Kim
  • Dong Hun Kim
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 206)


This paper presents a tangible interface based on iPhone for robot control. In this scheme, two axes of the acceleration sensor attached inside iPhone are used for remote control of a mobile robot. In particular, this study presents four possible communication methods for wireless communication between a mobile robot and iPhone. For each method, the communication quality of delay time and number of acquisition data is analysed and compared. The experimental results show that the proposed iPhone-interface control is effectively used for controlling a mobile robot remotely.


iPhone mobile robot tangible interface acceleration sensor Blutooth communication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hahmin Jung
    • 1
  • Yeonkyun Kim
    • 1
  • Dong Hun Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringKyungnam UniversityChangwon-siKorea

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