Socially Assistive Robotics: State-of-the-Art Scenarios in Mexico [chapter]

Edgar Lopez-Caudana, Germán Eduardo Baltazar Reyes, Pedro Ponce Cruz
2020 Industrial Robotics - New Paradigms [Working Title]  
In this chapter, we describe the experience about the use of a humanoid robotic platform, in scenarios such as education and health in Mexico. The results obtained are commented on through the perspective of cultural, technological, and social aspects in the frameworks of education (from elementary to high school) and training of health professionals. The opening towards humanoid robotic systems in elementary school children, as well as health professionals, is not far from the acceptance due
more » ... he acceptance due not only for the technological advancement but also for different social aspects. These two considerations influenced the results obtained and experiences achieved. At the same time, this chapter shows how humanoid robotics has functioned as a tool for final projects of undergraduate students.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.91446 fatcat:7iwwezqhyvhpvcigbyxj5jtefm