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


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

August 17, 2022
November 4, 2022
February 20, 2023
monitoring system, mobile robot, localization, depth image, Kinect sensor
Monitoring System Using Ceiling Camera and Mobile Robot

Monitoring system

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.

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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