A remote interface for a human-robot cooperative vineyard sprayer Academic Article uri icon


  • ABSTRACT In this paper we present a remote interface for a human-robot cooperative vineyard sprayer. The interface allows the human operator to control the robot from a remote location for several tasks including vehicle navigation, target marking, target spraying and overall supervision on the task completion. The full characterization of the interface is presented including human factors (eg, user awareness, GUI interface), robot control parameters (eg, robot speed\orientation, operation state), and human-robot collaboration parameters (eg, level of autonomy to the robot, human supervision). The interface software included two parts, the remote graphical interface and the robot management software. These two parts are connected to a single NAT and communicate using TCP\UDP protocols. The remote graphical interface was designed using WIMP (Windows, Icons, Menus, and …

publication date

  • January 1, 2012