Development of an Effective 3D VR-Based Manipulation System for Industrial Robot Manipulators

Y. H. Su, Y. Q. Xu, S. L. Cheng, C. H. Ko, Kuu-Young Young*

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Abstract

Along with fast progress in their ability and flexibility, more robots are introduced for automation, and applied for more complicated tasks. Consequently, it demands more versatile and advanced manipulative devices for task manipulation and teaching. We thus propose a novel manipulation system based on virtual reality (VR). This system is intended for achieving 3D manipulation in a real-time manner. VR is recognized for capable of providing immersive feeling for the user. Meanwhile, it also faces the challenge in making the VR environment as close as the real one. To tackle this, we propose building a point cloud model of the real environment and integrating it with the virtual one. Meanwhile, to ease the load of the user during manipulation, we also develop a user-friendly interface, including a mechanism that can adjust the resolution of the command according to task complexity. Experiments are conducted to evaluate system's performance, and questionnaires administered for acquiring user's feedback.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 12th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2019
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages890-894
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9784888983006
StatePublished - Jun 2019
Event12th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2019 - Kitakyushu-shi, Japan
Duration: 9 Jun 201912 Jun 2019

Publication series

Name2019 12th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2019

Conference

Conference12th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2019
CountryJapan
CityKitakyushu-shi
Period9/06/1912/06/19

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