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IJAT Vol.17 No.1 pp. 65-70
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2023.p0065
(2023)

Research Paper:

Research on the Positioning and Recognition of an Intelligent Inspection Robot in Substations

Liyun Xing

Chongqing Three Gorges Vocational College
No. 8 Kelong Road, Wanzhou, Chongqing 404155, China

Corresponding author

Received:
April 30, 2022
Accepted:
August 16, 2022
Published:
January 5, 2023
Keywords:
inspection robot, positioning, substation, machine vision
Abstract

The substation inspection robot follows the set path when working autonomously, and accurate positioning of the robot while moving is required to ensure that the route does not deviate. This study briefly introduces a substation inspection robot, an odometer-based positioning algorithm, radio frequency identification (RFID), and a machine vision-based positioning algorithm, and improves the former algorithm by RFID. Subsequently, the three positioning algorithms were compared. The results showed that the RFID+machine vision-based positioning algorithm exhibited the highest accuracy among the three algorithms tested under the same cycle number, and its positioning error remained stable as the cycle number increased.

Cite this article as:
L. Xing, “Research on the Positioning and Recognition of an Intelligent Inspection Robot in Substations,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.17, No.1, pp. 65-70, 2023.
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