Efficient and secure real-time mobile robots cooperation using visual servoing

Soumia Boudra, Nasr-Eddine Berrached, Amine Dahane

Abstract


This paper deals with the challenging problem of navigation in formation of mobiles robots fleet. For that purpose, a secure approach is used based on visual servoing to control velocities (linear and angular) of the multiple robots. To construct our system, we develop the interaction matrix which combines the moments in the image with robots velocities and we estimate the depth between each robot and the targeted object. This is done without any communication between the robots which eliminate the problem of the influence of each robot errors on the whole. For a successful visual servoing, we propose a powerful mechanism to execute safely the robots navigation, exploiting a robot accident reporting system using raspberry Pi3. In addition, in case of problem, a robot accident detection reporting system testbed is used to send an accident notification, in the form of a specifical message. Experimental results are presented using nonholonomic mobiles robots with on-board real time cameras, to show the effectiveness of the proposed method.

Keywords


Kinematics modeling; Multi robots system; Secure navigation; Visual servoingbots; Secure Navigation; Visual Servoing

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v10i3.pp3022-3034
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