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Gesture Control System for Industry 4.0 Human-Robot Interaction – A Usability Test

Published on Jun 26, 2019
· DOI :10.1007/978-3-030-24097-4_7
Luis Roda-Sanchez2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UCLM: University of Castilla–La Mancha),
Teresa Olivares9
Estimated H-index: 9
(UCLM: University of Castilla–La Mancha)
+ 2 AuthorsAntonio Fernández-Caballero27
Estimated H-index: 27
(UCLM: University of Castilla–La Mancha)
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Abstract
The Industry 4.0 paradigm pursues improvements in production rate, flexibility, efficiency, quality, among others, through the use of technologies like Internet of Things (IoT), ambient intelligence and collaborative robots. Robots developing precision tasks, works in hazardous environments or movements of heavy parts, autonomously or in cooperation with workers, offer great advantages. Although collaboration provides great benefits, these technologies should be appropriate for all kind of workers, independently of their technical skills. If this problem is not addressed properly, irruption of robots could lead to social instability and/or rejection of useful advances. In this work, a gesture control system based on wearables oriented to Industry 4.0 robots is tested with real users to validate a novel gesture control system as an intuitive tool.
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