Using Virtual Reality To Make Teleoperation Of Robots A Reality

By CIOReview | Monday, November 27, 2017
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Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been working for a system that could enable people to supervise and manage robots from a distance around.

The system permits a client to stay inside a VR room controlled with different sensor displayers, which makes them feel like they are inside the robot’s mind and they are being able to match their movements to the robot’s to different tasks just by utilizing different gestures.

Recent research has demonstrated that this will make the whole process of teleoperating robots by utilizing virtual reality, less complicated, and easy. This will make things less difficult for assembly line laborers to work from home as well.

The group exhibited their VC control approach with Rethink Robotic’s Baxter humanoid robot.

However, they later said that the approach can take a shot at other robot stages as well. This can also be additionally good with the HTC Vive headset.

The system is much more adaptable too if contrasted with past systems that require numerous assets.  The different frameworks that are present in the new model, may extricate 2-D data from every camera, and then work out an entire 3-D model of the earth. Afterward, that may process and redisplay all the required information.

This commitment to come up with this new technology is being looked forward by many. It speaks to a noteworthy development and seems like that it is going to be a way of associating the client with the robot’s space in an instinctive, characteristic, and a successful manner. The group if researchers though need to concentrate on making the system more versatile. The system is also expected to have numerous clients and distinctive sorts of robots that can be perfect with current computerization advances.