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Teleoperation System of a Mobile Robot over the Internet

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  • Park, Taehyun ;
  • Gang, Geun-Taek (Dept.of Electronics Computer Information Communication Engineering, Pukyong National University) ;
  • Lee, Wonchang (Dept.of Electronics Computer Information Communication Engineering, Pukyong National University)
  • 박태현 ((주)에이앤에스) ;
  • 강근택 (부경대학교 전자컴퓨터정보통신공학부) ;
  • 이원창 (부경대학교 전자컴퓨터정보통신공학부)
  • Published : 2002.03.01

Abstract

This paper presents a teleoperation system that combines computer network and an autonomous mobile robot. We control remotely an autonomous mobile robot with vision over the Internet to guide it under unknown environments in the real time. The main feature of this system is that local operators need a web browser and a computer connected to the communication network and so they can command the robot in a remote location through the home page. The hardware architecture of this system consists of an autonomous mobile robot, workstation, and local computers. The software architecture of this system includes the client part for the user interface and robot control as well as the server part for communication between users and robot. The server and client systems are developed using Java language which is suitable to internet application and supports multi-platform. Furthermore. this system offers an image compression method using JPEG concept which reduces large time delay that occurs in network during image transmission.

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