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JRM Vol.35 No.1 pp. 206-211
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2023.p0206
(2023)

Letter:

Monitoring System Using Ceiling Camera and Mobile Robot

Junji Satake, Futoshi Jogo, Kurumi Hiraki, Kohei Iwasaki, and Taisei Shirouzu

Fukuoka Institute of Technology
3-30-1 Wajiro-higashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 811-0295, Japan

Received:
August 17, 2022
Accepted:
November 4, 2022
Published:
February 20, 2023
Keywords:
monitoring system, mobile robot, localization, depth image, Kinect sensor
Abstract

In this letter, we propose a monitoring system that employs a ceiling camera and a mobile robot. Ceiling camera is used to estimate the position of a fallen person, which is used by the robot to navigate to the person’s vicinity to examine his or her condition. This is done by transmitting the height information of obstacles and the fallen person from the ceiling camera to the robot so that it can accurately localize itself and plan a safe route. An actual system was constructed and verified that the required movements could be executed.

Monitoring system

Monitoring system

Cite this article as:
J. Satake, F. Jogo, K. Hiraki, K. Iwasaki, and T. Shirouzu, “Monitoring System Using Ceiling Camera and Mobile Robot,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.35 No.1, pp. 206-211, 2023.
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