Description

The "AVM Quake 3 mod" provides environment emulation of real world with transmitting of live video to AVM Navigator plugin.

 

The "Quake 3 virtual camera" and "Robot control module" plugins provides interaction of AVM Navigator with virtual 3D environment.

Setup

  1. First install RoboRealm package with AVM Navigator v0.7 plugin.
  2. After RoboRealm installation you should install Setup_avm_q3mod.exe package.
  3. The "AVM Quake 3 mod" and RoboRealm will start automatically when installation of Setup_avm_q3mod.exe package will be done.

 

Quick start after installation

  1. Press Alt-Tab for jump from "AVM Quake 3 mod" to RoboRealm dialog window.
  2. Call the dialog window of AVM Navigator (click on it at video-processing pipeline). Now you can control your robot by arrow keys and also you can turn robot camera by "Delete" and "Page Down" keys ("End" key will set the camera in front position). If camera was turned you have to press "End" for alignment before continuing of robot moving.

 

How to get start

  1. Start the "AVM Quake 3 mod" (click on "AVM_Q3mod" shortcut at your desktop) and RoboRealm application with q3cam, Navigator and RobotDrv plugins in video-processing pipeline.
  2. Press Alt-Tab for jump from "AVM Quake 3 mod" to RoboRealm dialog window.
  3. Make sure that "Camera" button is pressed in RoboRealm dialog window and also you should check out the camera resolution (it must be 320x240 pixels).
  4. Call the dialog window of AVM Navigator (click on it at video-processing pipeline) and then switch to "Nova gate mode". Now you can control your robot by arrow keys and also you can turn robot camera by "Delete" and "Page Down" keys ("End" key will set the camera in front position). If camera was turned you have to press "End" for alignment before continuing of robot moving.

 

 

Forming of navigation map

 

  1. Move your robot to the start position (use "Nova gate mode" for moving). In this position will be placed origin of navigation map.
  2. Reset markers data information by click at "Clear/mark data" (if it needed).

 

 

  1. Switch to "Marker mode" and then you should manually lead the robot along a route.
  2. In the end of route you should switch to "Nova gate mode" and then save route data (click "Save") to the file that will has different name with default "avm.dat" (you can use it as backup if needed).
  3. You should repeat items 1 - 4 several times for good detailing of navigation map.

 

 

Navigation by map

  1. Return to the start position and switch to "Navigation by map" mode then you should point robot to the target position at the navigation map (click the left mouse button on the map) and robot automatically will navigate to this point.