teleoperator


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teleoperator

(tĕl″ē-ŏp′ĕr-āt″or)
A machine or device operated by a person at a distance. Such a machine allows tasks to be done deep in the ocean or on orbiting satellites, and allows radioactive materials to be manipulated without danger of exposure to the radioactivity.
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For laparoscopy (alas, not for vaginal surgery) there is evidence that the meaningful learning curve could be shortened--and eventually eliminated--with the help of 2 aspects of computer-assisted surgery that benefit surgeons in complementing ways: teleoperators and virtual reality simulators (figure 1).
CHIEF, TELEOPERATOR BRANCH, AEC/NASA SPACE NUCLEAR SYSTEMS OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.
Variable force and visual feedback effects on teleoperator man/machine performance.
The use of this technology could allow for near-optimal human teleoperator performance under conditions in which misalignments are difficult or impossible to avoid.
Early teleoperator developers thought that the best performance could be achieved by providing users with a manipulator that was similar in shape (anthropomorphic) to human arms and featured output movements easily mapped onto controller inputs (spatial correspondence).
This viewing condition is important because several applications such as piloting a plane, submarine operations, and teleoperator manipulation of remote objects - may result in the use of displays in which computer-generated objects are located both above and below the desired eyepoint location.
Azuma, "A survey of augmented reality," Presence: Teleoperators and virtual environments, vol.
Tenders are invited for Service of teleoperators for the Coordinating Center of Emergencies and Sanitary Emergencies for the National Institute of Sanitary Management of Melilla