Interactive computer enhanced remote viewing system

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The Interactive, Computer Enhanced, Remote Viewing System (ICERVSA) is a volumetric data system designed to help the Department of Energy (DOE) improve remote operations in hazardous sites by providing reliable and accurate maps of task spaces where robots will clean up nuclear wastes. The ICERVS mission is to acquire, store, integrate and manage all the sensor data for a site and to provide the necessary tools to facilitate its visualization and interpretation. Empirical sensor data enters through the Common Interface for Sensors and after initial processing, is stored in the Volumetric Database. The data can be analyzed and displayed via ... continued below

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Smith, D.A. & Tourtellott, J.A. December 31, 1994.

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The Interactive, Computer Enhanced, Remote Viewing System (ICERVSA) is a volumetric data system designed to help the Department of Energy (DOE) improve remote operations in hazardous sites by providing reliable and accurate maps of task spaces where robots will clean up nuclear wastes. The ICERVS mission is to acquire, store, integrate and manage all the sensor data for a site and to provide the necessary tools to facilitate its visualization and interpretation. Empirical sensor data enters through the Common Interface for Sensors and after initial processing, is stored in the Volumetric Database. The data can be analyzed and displayed via a Graphic User Interface with a variety of visualization tools. Other tools permit the construction of geometric objects, such as wire frame models, to represent objects which the operator may recognize in the live TV image. A computer image can be generated that matches the viewpoint of the live TV camera at the remote site, facilitating access to site data. Lastly, the data can be gathered, processed, and transmitted in acceptable form to a robotic controller. Descriptions are given of all these components. The final phase of the ICERVS project, which has just begun, will produce a full scale system and demonstrate it at a DOE site to be selected. A task added to this Phase will adapt the ICERVS to meet the needs of the Dismantlement and Decommissioning (D and D) work at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

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INIS; OSTI as DE95007638

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  • Opportunity 95: environmental technology through small business, Morgantown, WV (United States), 16-17 Nov 1994

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  • Other: DE95007638
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/29113--95/C0437
  • Report No.: CONF-9411149--17
  • Grant Number: AC21-92MC29113
  • DOI: 10.2172/10162578 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 28230
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc665753

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Smith, D.A. & Tourtellott, J.A. Interactive computer enhanced remote viewing system, article, December 31, 1994; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc665753/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.