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Author Higuchi, K. ♦ Fujii, K. ♦ Rekimoto, J.
Sponsorship IEEE Comput. Soc.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2013
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Special computer methods
Subject Keyword Head ♦ Cameras ♦ Magnetic heads ♦ Trajectory ♦ Synchronization ♦ Robots ♦ 5.2 [Information interfaces and presentation]: User Interfaces-User-centered design
Abstract Flying Head is a telepresence system that remotely connects humans and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). UAVs are teleoperated robots used in various situations, including disaster area inspection and movie content creation. This study aimed to integrate humans and machines with different abilities (i.e., flying) to virtually augment human abilities. Precise manipulation of UAVs normally involves simultaneous control of motion parameters and requires the skill of a trained operator. This paper proposes a new method that directly connects the user's body and head motion to that of the UAV. The user's natural movement can be synchronized with UAV motions such as rotation and horizontal and vertical movements. Users can control the UAV more intuitively since such manipulations are more in accordance with their kinesthetic imagery; in other words, a user can feel as if he or she became a flying machine.
ISBN 9784904490112
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-12-11
Publisher Place Japan
Rights Holder VRSJ
Size (in Bytes) 11.35 MB
Page Count 7
Starting Page 28
Ending Page 34


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library