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JRM Vol.36 No.2 pp. 365-374
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2024.p0365
(2024)

Development Report:

Development of Wireless Communication Status Monitor Function for Mobile Robot Tele-Operation

Fumiya Shibukawa*, Shunichi Yamazaki*, Yoshiharu Kaneshima*, Hiroki Murakami*, Daisuke Endo** ORCID Icon, Takeshi Hashimoto** ORCID Icon, and Genki Yamauchi** ORCID Icon

*Technology & Intelligence Integration, IHI Corporation
1 Shin-Nakahara-cho, Isogo-ku, Yokohama 235-8501, Japan

**Public Works Research Institute
1-6 Minamihara, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8516, Japan

Received:
September 19, 2023
Accepted:
December 28, 2023
Published:
April 20, 2024
Keywords:
wireless communication, unmanned construction, communication protection, disconnection precursor detection, downtime reduction
Abstract

At unmanned construction sites, machinery generally stops functioning or tele-operation is interrupted owing to the problems related to wireless communication. However, the entry of human workers into such sites is often restricted, making it extremely difficult for workers to resolve problems or restore connections in wireless communication. In this study, we interviewed personnel from relevant industries to identify common issues in wireless communication. To address these issues, we focused on improving the availability of wireless communication and proposed a wireless communication status monitoring function. The results from a prototype of the proposed function are also presented.

Wireless communication status monitor

Wireless communication status monitor

Cite this article as:
F. Shibukawa, S. Yamazaki, Y. Kaneshima, H. Murakami, D. Endo, T. Hashimoto, and G. Yamauchi, “Development of Wireless Communication Status Monitor Function for Mobile Robot Tele-Operation,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.36 No.2, pp. 365-374, 2024.
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