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The Role of the Hercules Autonomous Vehicle During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Autonomous Logistic Vehicle for Contactless Goods Transportation

Tianyu Liu, Qing hai Liao, Lu Gan, Fulong Ma, Jie Cheng, Xupeng Xie, Zhe Wang, Yingbing Chen, Yilong Zhu, Shuyang Zhang, Zhengyong Chen, Yang Liu (+15 others)
2021 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
Table 1 . 1 Details of the contactless goods transportation tasks during the COVID-19 pandemic in China.  ...  Evaluation This section describes the real tasks of contactless goods transportation using our vehicle during the COVID-19 pandemic in China.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2020.3045040 fatcat:ojnturfcsfglblpqproubxgnca

Hercules: An Autonomous Logistic Vehicle for Contact-less Goods Transportation During the COVID-19 Outbreak [article]

Tianyu Liu, Qinghai Liao, Lu Gan, Fulong Ma, Jie Cheng, Xupeng Xie, Zhe Wang, Yingbing Chen, Yilong Zhu, Shuyang Zhang, Zhengyong Chen, Yang Liu (+18 others)
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This article presents Hercules, an autonomous logistic vehicle used for contact-less goods transportation during the outbreak of COVID-19.  ...  To achieve contact-less goods transportation, using an autonomous logistic vehicle has become the preferred choice.  ...  This article presents Hercules, an autonomous logistic vehicle used for contact-less goods transportation during the outbreak of COVID-19.  ... 
arXiv:2004.07480v1 fatcat:646mnibuo5fznkztle5z4fueuq

Robots under COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comprehensive Survey

Yang Shen, Dejun Guo, Fei Long, Luis A. Mateos, Houzhu Ding, Zhen Xiu, Randall B. Hellman, Adam King, Shixun Chen, Chengkun Zhang, Huan Tan
2020 IEEE Access  
As a result of the difficulties brought by COVID-19 and its associated lockdowns, many individuals and companies have turned to robots in order to overcome the challenges of the pandemic.  ...  Compared with traditional human labor, robotic and autonomous systems have advantages such as an intrinsic immunity to the virus and an inability for human-robot-human spread of any disease-causing pathogens  ...  With the onset of this pandemic, autonomous robots are playing critical roles in many activities across logistics around the world [151] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3045792 pmid:34976569 pmcid:PMC8675561 fatcat:pkzigtb5yzcjlftjnbve3373ay

2021 Index IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine Vol. 28

2021 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
The Author Index contains the primary entry for each item, listed under the first author's name.  ...  The primary entry includes the coauthors' names, the title of the paper or other item, and its location, specified by the publication abbreviation, year, month, and inclusive pagination.  ...  Leidner, D., MRA March 2021 116 The Role of the Hercules Autonomous Vehicle During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Autonomous Logistic Vehicle for Contactless Goods Transportation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2021.3135766 fatcat:lm6erentfbgmder6ykwhb6j65e

Robotics Responds to the COVID-19 Outbreak [From the Guest Editors]

Lino Marques, Robin Murphy, Kaspar Althoefer, Satoshi Tadokoro, Cecilia Laschi
2021 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
current version: 22 March 2021 Hercules autonomous vehicle, which was employed both for contactless transportation of goods and for road disinfection in several Chinese cities.  ...  Robotics Responds to the COVID-19 Outbreak Reference [1] G. Z. Yang et al., "Combating COVID19- The role of robotics in managing public health and infectious diseases, " Sci.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2020.3048866 fatcat:5e3zqxvqbjcbffcrnbqivl22tu

Humans and Robots: A Mutually Inclusive Relationship in a Contagious World

Akash Gupta, Anshuman Singh, Deepak Bharadwaj, Amit Kumar Mondal
2021 International Journal of Automation and Computing  
COVID-19 pandemic.  ...  Hence, an intersection between these strategies and the technological advantages of robotics, artificial intelligence, and autonomous systems is essential for near-to-normal operation.  ...  Fig. 8 shows the application of a telepresence robot in education during the pandemic. The use of robotics for cleaning/disinfecting surfaces has seen the largest surge due to COVID-19.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11633-020-1266-8 fatcat:57o2nrc6lncbpoux6245g2ltmi

Service Robots in the Healthcare Sector

Jane Holland, Liz Kingston, Conor McCarthy, Eddie Armstrong, Peter O'Dwyer, Fionn Merz, Mark McConnell
2021 Robotics  
Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic has acted as a catalyst for the development of service robots in the healthcare sector in an attempt to overcome the difficulties and hardships caused by this virus.  ...  We focus on how robots can provide benefits to patients, healthcare workers, customers, and organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...  Although the development of the mobile field has been a beneficial, robots are still needed to deliver goods to a wider location audience, especially during COVID-19 lockdowns.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics10010047 fatcat:mgkfi3ghgbebxc4j5almkbgzni

Object Detection, Distributed Cloud Computing and Parallelization Techniques for Autonomous Driving Systems

Edgar Cortés Gallardo Medina, Victor Miguel Velazquez Espitia, Daniela Chípuli Silva, Sebastián Fernández Ruiz de las Cuevas, Marco Palacios Hirata, Alfredo Zhu Chen, José Ángel González González, Rogelio Bustamante-Bello, Carlos Francisco Moreno-García
2021 Applied Sciences  
Autonomous vehicles are increasingly becoming a necessary trend towards building the smart cities of the future.  ...  This paper reviews the latest techniques towards creating our own end-to-end autonomous vehicle system, considering the state-of-the-art methods on object detection, and the possible incorporation of distributed  ...  [52] developed Hercules, an autonomous logistic vehicle used for contactless delivery, to address this issue.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11072925 fatcat:dssfxpdh6zd6bplnrctmob2mre