Tele-healthcare with humanoid robots: A user study on the evaluation of force feedback effects

Panzirsch, Michael and Weber, Bernhard and Rubio, Luis and Coloma, Sofía and Ferre Pérez, Manuel and Artigas, Jordi (2017). Tele-healthcare with humanoid robots: A user study on the evaluation of force feedback effects. In: "2017 IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC)", 6-9 June 2017, Munich, Germany. ISBN 978-1-5090-1425-5. pp. 245-250. https://doi.org/10.1109/WHC.2017.7989909.

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Title: Tele-healthcare with humanoid robots: A user study on the evaluation of force feedback effects
Author/s:
  • Panzirsch, Michael
  • Weber, Bernhard
  • Rubio, Luis
  • Coloma, Sofía
  • Ferre Pérez, Manuel
  • Artigas, Jordi
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 2017 IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC)
Event Dates: 6-9 June 2017
Event Location: Munich, Germany
Title of Book: 2017 IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC)
Date: 2017
ISBN: 978-1-5090-1425-5
Subjects:
Freetext Keywords: Teleoperation; Tele-Healthcare; Workspace Scaling; 3-Channel
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Industriales (UPM)
Department: Automática, Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica e Informática Industrial
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

The progress of robotic technology in the last years paved the way for its application in the healthcare sector. In the light of demographic change and lack of nursing staff, telerobotic systems are a promising solution e.g. for homecare in rural areas or in quarantine stations to prevent dissemination of pathogens. This paper presents a user study investigating human performance when teleoperating a complex humanoid robot with an underactuated haptic interface. Twelve novices had to complete basic movement and contact tasks as well as more typical healthcare tasks like instrument handling and usage (pulse oximetry). Besides the general performance level we explored the effect of different force feedback architectures (with vs. without sensor-based force information) and of workspace scaling (1:1 vs. 1:2). The test subjects showed in the majority of tasks signicantly best performance with the 3-Channel architecture and a scaling of 1:2.

Funding Projects

TypeCodeAcronymLeaderTitle
Government of SpainDPI2015-68842- RExoFlexUnspecifiedEXOESQUELETO LIGERO PARA LA GENERACION DE FUERZAS EN LAS EXTREMIDADES SUPERIORES APLICADA A TAREAS DE REHABILITACION.

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Item ID: 51087
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/51087/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:51087
DOI: 10.1109/WHC.2017.7989909
Official URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7989909/
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 06 Aug 2018 18:48
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2018 18:48
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