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Creating a toolkit for human-robot interaction

Oosterkamp, J. (2015) Creating a toolkit for human-robot interaction.

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Abstract:In this project a toolkit and robot for human-robot interaction have been developed. The toolkit is an open source, ROS based, modular software package. The project yields a robust and appealing demo setup, of a robotic head, which is well maintainable, using mostly off-the-shelf parts. The control hardware, a Raspberry Pi, has been embedded in the robot head. The toolkit has been connected to software from the HMI group in a proof-of-concept manner. The toolkit offers functionality such as playing animations, breathing, eye blinking, object tracking, eye saccade tracking and a demonstrational mode. The robot has been succesfully used in presentations and demonstrations, such as on television and for university events.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:EEMCS: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Subject:53 electrotechnology
Programme:Electrical Engineering MSc (60353)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/67511
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