A personal robotic flying machine with vertical takeoff controlled by the human body movements

Cipolla, V., Frediani, A., Molfino, R., Muscolo, G. G., Oliviero, F., Puig, D., Recchiuto, C. T., Rizzo, E., Solanas, A. and Stewart, P. (2014) A personal robotic flying machine with vertical takeoff controlled by the human body movements. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 8069 L . pp. 51-52. ISSN 16113349

Full content URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43645-5_7

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Abstract

We propose a cooperative research project aimed at designing and prototyping a new generation of personal flying robotic platform controlled by movements of the human body using a symbiotic human-robot-flight machine interaction. Motors with ducted fun propulsion and power supply, and a VSLAM system will be integrated in the final flight machine with short and vertical takeoff and landing capability and composite (or light alloy) airframe structure for low speed and low altitude flight. In the project, we will also develop a flight simulator to test the interaction between the flying machine and the human body movements. In this first step, for human safety, the flying machine will be controlled by an autopilot colligated in a closed-loop control with the simulator. © 2014 Springer-Verlag.

Additional Information:14th Annual Conference, TAROS 2013, Oxford, UK, August 28--30, 2013, Revised Selected Papers. Conference Code:106190
Keywords:Flight simulators, Navigation, Robotics, Robots, Aerial robots, Airframe structures, Autonomous Vehicles, Closed-loop control, Cooperative research project, Personal robotics, Vertical take-off and landings, VSLAM, Unmanned vehicles, NotOAChecked
Subjects:H Engineering > H100 General Engineering
Divisions:College of Science > School of Engineering
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Deposited On:01 Sep 2014 15:04

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