Metrological characterization of new infrared sensors for robot navigation

Mazierli D., Zanobini A.




UAV role in our society is increasingly important and the number of flying drones is exponentially growing. Safety related problems must be considered and the autonomous navigation is a grand challenge for engineers. This article reports on first experiences using state-of-the-art, time-offlight,
infrared sensors in outdoor environment. Speed and lightness make these sensors suitable for
ground and especially for aerial robot navigation. Range, accuracy and precision of different modes
and different sensors will be compared.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 17)
Pages: 268-274 Date of Publication: 2019/07/15
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2019/04/10
REF: 285-19 Issue Date: July 2019
DOI:10.24084/repqj17.285 Publisher: EA4EPQ


Authors and affiliations

Mazierli D., Zanobini A.,

University of Florence, Information Engineering Department, Florence, Italy

Key words

Infrared sensor, Anti-collision system, Drone, Measurements.


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