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JRM Vol.24 No.6 pp. 1000-1004
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2012.p1000
(2012)

Development Report:

Application of Images and Laser Range to Detection of Workers Around Heavy Construction Equipment

Soungho Chae

Kajima Technical Research Institute, 19-1 Tobitakyu, Chofu-shi, Tokyo 182-0036, Japan

Received:
May 29, 2012
Accepted:
August 10, 2012
Published:
December 20, 2012
Keywords:
construction work, collision accident, warning system, image processing, laser range finder
Abstract

This paper describes the application of sensors to prevent collision accidents with heavy equipment such as hydraulic excavators and cranes. From the results of an existing system evaluation, the author developed a system that measures distance from heavy equipment to personnel using a camera, 2-D laser range finder, and 3-D orientation sensor. A prototype wasmade and it has been confirmed that the detection of personnel is possible based on camera images and laser range data.

Cite this article as:
Soungho Chae, “Application of Images and Laser Range to Detection of Workers Around Heavy Construction Equipment,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.24, No.6, pp. 1000-1004, 2012.
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