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Fusion of IT and RT: URC (Ubiquitous Robotic Companion) Program

Young-Jo Cho, Sang-Rok Oh
2005 Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan  
Especially, social and economical needs for intelligent service robots to support daily life of human are recently increasing with the advance of aging society.  ...  IT-based Intelligent Service Robot - URC URC is defined as •ga robot which provides various required services whenever and wherever.  ... 
doi:10.7210/jrsj.23.528 fatcat:vribwwp46ne4lgpirizxdzw5pq


Randa M. A. Mahmoud, Amr M. A. Youssef, Nady M . Abdel Karim
2020 JES. Journal of Engineering Sciences  
Accordingly, Robotic Surgery Ward (RSW) has been compared with Traditional Surgery Ward (TSW) for: a) demonstrating the effect of an advanced technology (Robotic technology) on a digital hospital ward  ...  Digital hospitals include a huge number of healthcare advanced technologies that have special digital and architectural requirement; these requirements cannot be provided in traditional hospitals.  ...  Healthcare Advanced Technologies have been determined in various studies, for example, Sprow [5] determined the common healthcare advanced technologies are: robotic surgery, telemedicine and Electronic  ... 
doi:10.21608/jesaun.2020.135249 fatcat:56343hv6vnd5nhfn2woqe5rdhi

Service Robots in the Hospitality Industry: An Exploratory Literature Review [chapter]

Ana Rosete, Barbara Soares, Juliana Salvadorinho, João Reis, Marlene Amorim
2020 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
The service sector is changing drastically due the use of robotics and other technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of things (IoT), Big Data and Biometrics.  ...  The hospitality industry is therefore considered closely related to empathic intelligence, as the integration of service robots has not yet reached the desired stage of service delivery.  ...  Despite the advancements made on AI technologies in the context of hospitality services, scholars have not yet extended sufficient advances in the field of service robots [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-38724-2_13 fatcat:por7uoop4baltfecxb2ui3dxk4

Guest editorial

Hesheng Wang, Hanlei Wang, Long Cheng, Xuebo Zhang
2019 Assembly Automation  
Robotics has blossomed in this decade, based on the advances in diverse robotic control technologies.  ...  Despite the obvious manufacturing growth robots have brought to industry, continuous sustainment of this growth calls for evolution in robotic control technology to widen its applications.  ...  This special issue aims to make a very first step in further exploration in robotic control related fields and provide a communicating platform for advanced technology.  ... 
doi:10.1108/aa-08-2019-266 fatcat:g6xacsuh3ncizjhd45b3r3ek7a

Integration of Robotic Process Automation & Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Especially for Elderly Citizens in South Asian Region

Sabin Huda
2021 Zenodo  
An increase in the elderly population brings in a demand for increase in health services, both physical and mental health.  ...  As such this study probes into the specifications that will meet the requirements, be acceptable and cost effective for the senior citizens of the global village, considering both the developing and overly  ...  Introducing it in developing nations like Bangladesh for mass people is really a very challenging task which requires advanced technological knowhow and skilled and trained manpower.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5255977 fatcat:az5cf5wrkncofaed6zykfg6rt4

Toward a Science of Autonomy for Physical Systems: Service [article]

Peter Allen, Henrik I. Christensen
2016 arXiv   pre-print
By all accounts, the growth potential for service robotics is quite large.  ...  Personal robots are here to educate, assist and entertain at home. These domestic robots can perform daily chores, assist people with disabilities and serve as companions or pets for entertainment.  ...  Key Technologies and Areas of Research 3.1 Hardware Challenges Advances in many core robotics technology areas are needed to realize this next generation of low--cost, robust robots, many of which will  ... 
arXiv:1609.05818v1 fatcat:6cgvko6t3jdwnecyq5evuxzyyq


Nicola Wakelin-Theron
2021 Tourism and hospitality management  
This study advances that additional research is still required, including longitudinal studies on the effects of autonomous services in the tourism industry, as well as students' perception on the use  ...  Centrally there are opportunities for the absorption of robots in certain sectors of the tourism industry.  ...  Williamsons for her helpful comments to improve earlier versions of this article.  ... 
doi:10.20867/thm.27.2.7 fatcat:4larjziykfexviwtnrfi5wbpg4

Robot-Assisted Risky Intervention, Search, Rescue and Environmental Surveillance

Maki K. Habib, Yvan Baudoin
2010 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
This paper categorizes the source of disasters and associated missions, and highlights the needs for suitable and reliable technology and technical and functional requirements of robotic systems to fulfill  ...  In addition, it shows that robotic technologies can be used for disasters prevention or early warning, intervention and recovery efforts during disasters with all possible kinds of relevant missions while  ...  Robot for Harsh, Demanding or Dangerous Environments: Role and Requirements Research in search and rescue robotics represents a challenge for technology and techniques to benefit human being and enhance  ... 
doi:10.5772/7249 fatcat:gjukci4uz5b73nitnplgzx3arq

Impacts of service robots on service quality

Ai-Hsuan Chiang, Silvana Trimi
2020 Service Business: An International Journal  
With rapid advances in technologies, especially in artificial intelligence, smart sensors, big data analytics, and robotics, the service industry began introducing robots to perform a variety of functions  ...  The results revealed that customers' top priorities for robots' service quality are assurance and reliability, while tangible and empathy were not as important.  ...  With the advances in robotics technology, the relationship between technology and people may need reimagining.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11628-020-00423-8 fatcat:y4fn2wvksndvrfp4iuivemdqse

Digital Leadership [chapter]

Mohan R Tanniru
2018 Management of Information Systems  
, that is, services using advanced digitization.  ...  Leadership that enables such a customer-centric and service-driven culture using technology is referred to as digital leadership.  ...  When operating at a faster speed, firms must use entrepreneurial thinking to generate innovative ideas that create value for customers, design digital or IT-enabled services quickly using advanced technologies  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.76045 fatcat:om43l2i6jzhd5kc36jtotg7uly

The Robot Economy: Here It Comes [article]

Miguel Arduengo, Luis Sentis
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, a technological framework describing a robot economy is outlined and the challenges it might represent in the current socio-economic scenario are pondered.  ...  In this paper, our premise is that we are at a technological inflection point in which robots are developing the capacity to greatly increase their cognitive and physical capabilities, and thus raising  ...  Technological framework for the robot economy For intelligent robots to participate in a robot economy, we highlight several technology requirements: 1.  ... 
arXiv:1812.01755v4 fatcat:ouzrrshbnzctrgxjfk2qgvn6ue

Communication Technologies for Robotics and Autonomous Systems

2020 IEEE Communications Magazine  
Cloud robotics is considered as one of the mainstream use-case for 5G and beyond networks which requires ultra-reliable low-latency communication (URLLC).  ...  In particular, the emerging cloud robotics paradigm aims to employ communication technologies for offloading high complexity computation tasks to the edge/cloud platform.  ...  While new robotics applications are benefiting from the advancements in communication technology, communication networks are also hugely benefiting from the recent advancement in mobile robotics platforms  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2020.9112732 fatcat:ni74xj7zcvgtnkcisuftbjgheq

Smart Robotics for Smart Healthcare

GagandeepSingh Narula
2019 Advances in Robotics & Mechanical Engineering  
The technological advances in ICT, IoT and robotics have enabled development of specific, optimal service-based solutions for many societal issues and problems.  ...  Notably in the recent times smart, service-enabled robotics are being applied to impart smart healthcare solutions in healthcare domains like complex surgeries, elderly care, assistive technologies, patient  ...  Advances in Healthcare Robotics Robotics in the present times has proliferated by leaps and bounds delivering successful, precise services and solutions in a number of domains [2] .  ... 
doi:10.32474/arme.2019.01.000121 fatcat:ukj5ealiy5hknorgyaa7bfbiei

Human space flight and future major space astrophysics missions: servicing and assembly

Bradley M. Peterson, Harley Thronson, Matthew A. Greenhouse, Rudranarayan Mukherjee, Ronald S. Polidan, Nicholas Siegler, Hsiao I. Smith, Howard A. MacEwen, Benjamin B. Reed, Howard A. MacEwen, James B. Breckinridge
2017 UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VIII  
and future developments in robot-and astronaut-enabled servicing and assembly.  ...  In parallel with these challenges to future major space astronomy missions, the capabilities of in-space robotic systems and the goals for human space flight in the 2020s and 2030s offer opportunities  ...  Servicing Projects Division (SSPD) continues to advance the state of the art in robotic servicing.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2274389 fatcat:6zassymjk5bkfayddt5qljjxvm

Call for Papers Special Issue on Biomimetic Perception, Cognition, and Control: From Nature to Robots

2021 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
Especially, providing efficient, cost effective homecare for the growing number of older adults will require major changes in ways providers gather information from and deliver care services to care recipients  ...  IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine Call for Papers Special Issue on Biomimetic Perception, Cognition, and Control: From Nature to Robots In recent years, biomimetic technologies have emerged as a key  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2021.3117464 fatcat:x2fbov4tonf4vl5xx5spcloctm
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