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Graphics-based operator control station for local/remote telerobotics
Author(s): Bruce Bon; John Beahan
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Paper Abstract

A prototype operator control station (OCS) for controlling a remote telerobotic system is being developed and tested. The operational scenario is for an OCS which may be on the ground or in space, controlling a telerobot during the performance of assembly and maintenance tasks in space. The principal goal of this effort is to demonstrate effective remote control of telerobotic operations on realistic tasks, with communications between local and remote sites constrained in both latency and thruput. The prototype OCS will be used to control a telerobot located at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas, as well as one co-located with the OCS prototype at JPL. This paper provides an overview of the OCS architecture and operator interface and describes implementation status.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1708, Applications of Artificial Intelligence X: Machine Vision and Robotics, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58588
Show Author Affiliations
Bruce Bon, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
John Beahan, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1708:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence X: Machine Vision and Robotics
Kevin W. Bowyer, Editor(s)

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