Exploring haptic feedback for robot to human communication

GHOSH, Ayan, PENDERS, Jacques, JONES, Peter E., REED, Heath and SORANZO, Alessandro (2014). Exploring haptic feedback for robot to human communication. In: SHARKEY, Paul, PARETO, Lena, BROEREN, Jurgen and RYDMARK, Martin, (eds.) The 10th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies, Proceedings. Reading, University of Reading, 309-312.

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Search and rescue operations are often undertaken in low-visibility smoky environments in which rescue teams must rely on haptic feedback for navigation, exploration and safe exit. The aim is to enable a human being to explore the environment using a robot. In this paper we evaluate haptic means for robot to human communication. We describe the testing procedure and the results of our first tests. Based on these results, we discuss improvements of our design.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Paper presented at ICDVRAT 2014, 2-4 September 2014, Gothenburg, Sweden. An International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation Conference. Also presented at : ROMAN2014, Edinburgh, August 2014.
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Modelling Research Centre > Microsystems and Machine Vision Laboratory
Page Range: 309-312
Depositing User: Jacques Penders
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2014 14:04
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2021 17:46
URI: https://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/8520

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