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Publication Citation: Advanced Sensing Towards Improved Forklift Safety

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Author(s): Roger V. Bostelman; William P. Shackleford;
Title: Advanced Sensing Towards Improved Forklift Safety
Published: February 04, 2011
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Intelligent Systems Division has been researching advanced three-dimensional (3D) imaging sensors and their use in manufacturing towards improving forklift safety. Experiments are presented in this paper and describe how the sensors can augment a forklift operator's perception of obstacles nearby. Interoperability of the obstacle/pedestrian detection information from these sensors to facility or other forklifts for broader alerts is also possible.
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 2010 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) Workshop
Pages: pp. 106 - 111
Location: Baltimore, MD
Dates: September 27-29, 2010
Keywords: forklift, forklift safety, sensors, three-dimensional imaging sensors
Research Areas: Robotics, Work Force, Manufacturing, Public Safety/Security, Consumer Safety
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