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Title:
自律行動ロボット
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP4689107
Kind Code:
B2
Abstract:
An autonomous action robot which can turn its line of sight to face a person who calls out, can recognize the face of a person, and can perform various actions in response to commands. First, a sound emitted from a person or other sound source is detected by a sound detector, and the direction of the sound source is specified based on the detected sound. Then, a robot head section is controlled, and the imaging direction of the robot head section is moved to face the specified direction of the sound source. Next, an image is captured in the direction of the sound source, and a target image of a specific shape is extracted from the captured image. Then, the imaging direction of the robot head section is controlled and moved to face in the direction of the extracted target image.

Inventors:
坂上 義秋
檜垣 信男
住田 直亮
吉田 雄一
Application Number:
JP2001251642A
Publication Date:
May 25, 2011
Filing Date:
August 22, 2001
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Assignee:
本田技研工業株式会社
International Classes:
A63H11/00; B25J13/00; B25J5/00; G06N3/00; G06T1/00; G06T7/00; G06T7/60; G10L15/00; G10L15/28
Domestic Patent References:
JP2001188555A
JP2000251078A
JP2000326274A
JP8022544A
JP7334800A
JP7192112A
JP2000202790A
Foreign References:
WO2000053281A1
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
志賀 正武
高橋 詔男
青山 正和
鈴木 三義
西 和哉
村山 靖彦