Development of a robot with photography service as a RT-middleware application for the widespread use of robots

Nobuto Matsuhira, Shogo Namatame, Toru Yamaguchi

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Abstract

A robot with photography service has been developed using Robot Technology (RT)-middleware which is a standard robot middleware. Here, the human detection component, using a camera and a laser range sensor, and the photography component have been newly developed as general purpose components of the RT-middleware. The robot can locate human subjects, move into position, adjust the angle of the camera view, and take a photograph. The developed robot consists of several RT components, and it can be used as a platform for a service robot. This paper describes the robot's system and its ability to take a photograph; moreover, its performance is also verified by comparing with another robot. The use of such a standard middleware from the viewpoint of the widespread use of robots is very important.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationARSO 2014 - Workshop Digest, IEEE International Workshop on Advance Robotics and its Social Impacts
EditorsHenny Admoni, Tamim Asfour, Cindy Bethel, David Bourne, Anca Dragan, David Feil-Seifer, Birgit Graf, Jeonghye Han, Nathan Kirchner, Masashi Konyo, Shinya Kotosaka, Sonya Kwak, Changchun Liu, Bruce MacDonald, Selma Sabanovic, Pericle Salvini, Sebastian Scherer, Masahiro Shiomi, Giancarlo Teti, Stephen Tully, Bram Vanderborght, Kazuyoshi Wada, Britta Wrede, Fumin Zhang
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages38-43
Number of pages6
EditionJanuary
ISBN (Electronic)9781479969685
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 23
Event9th IEEE International Workshop on Advance Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO 2014 - Evanston, United States
Duration: 2014 Sep 112014 Sep 13

Publication series

NameProceedings of IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO
NumberJanuary
Volume2015-January
ISSN (Print)2162-7568
ISSN (Electronic)2162-7576

Other

Other9th IEEE International Workshop on Advance Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO 2014
CountryUnited States
CityEvanston
Period14/9/1114/9/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Matsuhira, N., Namatame, S., & Yamaguchi, T. (2015). Development of a robot with photography service as a RT-middleware application for the widespread use of robots. In H. Admoni, T. Asfour, C. Bethel, D. Bourne, A. Dragan, D. Feil-Seifer, B. Graf, J. Han, N. Kirchner, M. Konyo, S. Kotosaka, S. Kwak, C. Liu, B. MacDonald, S. Sabanovic, P. Salvini, S. Scherer, M. Shiomi, G. Teti, S. Tully, B. Vanderborght, K. Wada, B. Wrede, ... F. Zhang (Eds.), ARSO 2014 - Workshop Digest, IEEE International Workshop on Advance Robotics and its Social Impacts (January ed., pp. 38-43). [7020977] (Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO; Vol. 2015-January, No. January). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/ARSO.2014.7020977