Robotic Control by Teleoperation and Delay Time Issues Using the Internet

  • Anuntachai Machim Department of Mechanical Science Graduate School of Engineering Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
  • Murray John Lawn Department of Mechanical Science Graduate School of Engineering Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
  • Ikuo Yamamoto Department of Mechanical Science Graduate School of Engineering Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Keywords: robotics, IoT, Internet, teleoperation, robot remote control, delay time, virtual private network, VPN

Abstract

Internet usage has become an essential part of our daily lives, it has become universal. The aim of this research is to consider existing Internet-based networks with regard to their support for the remote operation of robotic technology, in particular, looking at transmission speed and delay time as it relates to teleoperation. Currently dedicated connections are typically used when a high Quality of Service (QoS) is required for mission critical services or safety-critical systems (SCS), however such connections are very expensive to set up and maintain. Therefore, this study focuses on modifying existing internet networks in a manner to provide a better QoS with little additional cost. Using a number of microcontrollers, computers, and routers, two different protocols were used to control a robotic device remotely. Use of the Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol (PPTP) used for implementing a Virtual Private Network (VPN) was found to provide higher average transmission speeds compared to the using a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) which is a regular internet connection.

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Published
2020-01-01
How to Cite
Anuntachai Machim, Murray John Lawn, & Ikuo Yamamoto. (2020). Robotic Control by Teleoperation and Delay Time Issues Using the Internet. Proceedings of Engineering and Technology Innovation, 14, 01-08. Retrieved from http://ojs.imeti.org/index.php/PETI/article/view/3931
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