Development of a non-humanoid robot for hospitality

Samak Devavrat, Dinesh Salunke
2022 AIP Conference Proceedings  
In today's world, social distancing and use of masks have become the utmost habit. The Covid-19 Pandemic has severely disrupted almost every human being lifelong with the industrial deployment. Hospitality is major that has experienced the jolt of coronavirus. The luxurious hotels faced a severe cash crunch which resulted in their closure. To conquer this situation we develop an Autonomous Non-Humanoid robot using Raspberry Pi as a microprocessor. A Pithe camera is used to detect
more » ... acles in the path of a robot in the real world. The robot will stop after detecting an obstacle and give a signal in the form of blinking of LED light and will stop blinking after the removal of the obstacle. The line following sensors is used for the robot to follow the path. The main objective of this robot is to deliver the food item ordered by customers from the kitchen of the particular hotel to the desired table. The robot is of table shaped of 240 sq. cm areas to fit in medium as well as small spaces. A maximum of two customers can be served in one go. The average speed of the robot will be 5m/s.
doi:10.1063/5.0110542 fatcat:6l4rlg4vx5h6feb5cwym7wagki