Development of an autonomous tennis ball retriever robot as an educational tool

I. Elamvazuthi, Jeffery Law, Vedpal Singh, M. K.A.Ahamed Khan, S. Parasuraman, M. Balaji, M. Chandrasekaran

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Abstract

Over the years, research into robotics has yielded many applications in several sectors such as manufacturing, domestic and sports industries. This paper discusses the development of an autonomous tennis ball retriever robot for the sports sector. The robot was developed with the aim of saving the time and energy of the tennis player from manually collecting the tennis balls after training sessions. The developed autonomous robot is able to retrieve tennis balls by sweeping around the tennis court. The paper discusses the system configuration in terms of mechanical and controller subsystems, the navigation and system performance. The knowledge and experience gained from the development of various sub-systems of the robot is useful for educating the undergraduate students.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors, IEEE IRIS 2015
Pages21-26
Number of pages6
Volume76
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventIEEE International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors 2015 - Langkawi, Malaysia
Duration: 18 Oct 201520 Oct 2015
https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/procedia-computer-science/vol/76/suppl/C (Proceedings)

Publication series

NameProcedia Computer Science
PublisherElsevier
ISSN (Print)1877-0509

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors 2015
Abbreviated titleIRIS 2015
Country/TerritoryMalaysia
CityLangkawi
Period18/10/1520/10/15
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Keywords

  • autonomous
  • educational tool
  • retriever
  • robotics
  • tennis ball

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