Behavior and Personal Adaptation of Robotic Lamp
Tomomasa Sato, Mehrab Hosseinbor, Takeru Kuroiwa,
Rui Fukui, Jun Tamura, and Taketoshi Mori
The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
Based on the concept of “behavior adaptation,” this paper presents an intelligent desk lamp called “Robotic Lamp” that supports users by illuminating desired areas in desired way according to user’s behavior. The user defines desired scenario using a GUI. A high resolution pressure sensor distributed floor is used to recognize user behavior. The system utilizes a five degree-of-freedom robotic lamp not only as an illumination tool but also as an input device in case the user moves it by physical contact. Experiments showed that the system can adapt to user behavior and can receive commands in case it has been moved by user. The adaptation process for the robotic lamp is proved to realize an automatic system that illuminates user-defined areas based on user behavior.
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