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JRM Vol.24 No.1 pp. 235-243
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2012.p0235
(2012)

Development Report:

Design and Development of Human Interface System with 3D Measurement Functions (Concept and Basic Experiments)

Jianming Yang and Takashi Imura

The Faculty of Science and Technology, Meijo University, 1-501 Shiogamaguchi, Tempa-ku, Nagoya 468-8502, Japan

Received:
February 7, 2011
Accepted:
June 6, 2011
Published:
February 20, 2012
Keywords:
three-dimensional measurement, 3D joystick, human interface, coordinate transformation, presenting information
Abstract

In this paper, an intelligent interface system for a wheelchair robot with an arm is described. The human interface system is comprised of an interface device and a signal processing module. An original idea of the authors, the interface device, which is a combination of a joystick, a Position Sensitive Detector (PSD), and a CCD camera, can realize threedimensional measurement in addition to performing the basic functions of a joystick. A principle for measuring three-dimensional positions and a method of presenting information by means of a Graphical User Interface (GUI) to verify and understand the instructions are proposed. To demonstrate the effectiveness of the intelligent operating system, a basic experiment is done.

Cite this article as:
Jianming Yang and Takashi Imura, “Design and Development of Human Interface System with 3D Measurement Functions (Concept and Basic Experiments),” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.24, No.1, pp. 235-243, 2012.
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