JRM Vol.26 No.4 pp. 403-417
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2014.p0403


Technology of Unmanned Construction System in Japan

Kazuhiro Chayama*1, Akira Fujioka*2, Kenji Kawashima*3,
Hiroshi Yamamoto*4,Yasushi Nitta*5, Chikao Ueki*6,
Atsushi Yamashita*7, and Hajime Asama*7

*1Kokankyo Engineering Corporation, 4-30-3 Sendagaya, Sibuya, Tokyo 151-0015, Japan

*2Civil Engineering Technology Department, Construction Division, Fujita Corporation, 4-25-2 Sendagaya, Sibuya, Tokyo 151-8570, Japan

*3Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 2-3-10 Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda, Tokyo 101-0062, Japan

*4Kanto Technology Development Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), 6-12-1 Gokou-Nishi, Matsudo, Chiba 270-2218, Japan

*5Matsue National Highway office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), 2-6-28 Nishitsuda, Matsue, Shimane 690-0017, Japan

*6Tokyo Architectural Construction Branch, Kajima Corporation, 2-14-27 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan

*7Department of Precision Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

May 1, 2014
May 22, 2014
August 20, 2014
unmanned construction system, robotization, autonomous, of ultra-remote (long distance), presentation system of bird’s-eye view image
Bird’s-eye view system

This paper describes the application of Japan’s most advanced unmanned construction technologies to disaster recovery operations. These technologies were originally R&D focused, but have continued to become increasingly sophisticated with invaluable realworld applications. This paper focuses on robotic and autonomous operations and ultra long-distance remote control. We detail unmanned construction equipment and systems operating in radiationcontaminated environments and examine the effectiveness of monitoring-image technology in improving the operational safety of construction machinery. Finally, future directions and prospects are described.

Cite this article as:
K. Chayama, A. Fujioka, K. Kawashima, <. Yamamoto, Y. Nitta, C. Ueki, <. Yamashita, and H. Asama, “Technology of Unmanned Construction System in Japan,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.26, No.4, pp. 403-417, 2014.
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