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A Low-Cost Tele-Presence Wheelchair System

Shen, Jiajun; Xu, Bin; Pei, Mingtao; Jia, Yunde;
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  • Published: 22 Jan 2016
Abstract
This paper presents the architecture and implementation of a tele-presence wheelchair system based on tele-presence robot, intelligent wheelchair, and touch screen technologies. The tele-presence wheelchair system consists of a commercial electric wheelchair, an add-on tele-presence interaction module, and a touchable live video image based user interface (called TIUI). The tele-presence interaction module is used to provide video-chatting for an elderly or disabled person with the family members or caregivers, and also captures the live video of an environment for tele-operation and semi-autonomous navigation. The user interface developed in our lab allows an o...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMSComputingMethodologies_IMAGEPROCESSINGANDCOMPUTERVISIONInformationSystems_INFORMATIONINTERFACESANDPRESENTATION(e.g.,HCI)
free text keywords: Computer Science - Robotics
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