With the advancing of industrialization and the advent of the information age, intelligent robots play an increasingly important role in intelligent manufacturing, intelligent transportation system, the Internet of things, medical health and intelligent services. Based on working experiences in and reviews on intelligent robot studies both in China and abroad, the authors summarized researches on key and leading technologies related to human-robot collaboration, driverless technology, emotion recognition, brain-computer interface, bionic software robot and cloud platform, big data network, etc. The development trend of intelligent robot was discussed, and reflections on and suggestions to intelligent robot development in China were proposed. The review is not only meant to overview leading technologies of intelligent robot all over the world, but also provide related theories, methods and technical guidance to the technological and industrial development of intelligent robot in China.
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This work was supported by the Chinese MIIT Intelligent Manufacturing and New Mode Application “Application of new mode of intelligent manufacturing of Chinese medicine products”. The authors would like to extend heartfelt thanks to Jin-Chang Liu, a researcher from High Technology Research and Development Center, for his nice help and constructive suggestions. The authors′ gratitudes also go to other specialists in the robotic field who have made great contributions to this work, including Tian-Ran Wang, Ba Zhang, He-Gao Cai, Han Ding, Ning Xi, Ze-Xiang Li, Jie Zhao, Min Tan, Tian Huang, Qiang Huang, Li-Ning Sun, Yao-Nao Hou, Cheng-Liang Liu, Ya-Ping Jin, Jian-Da Han, Dao-Kui Qu, Fang Xu, Jing-Tai Liu, Zeng-Guang Hou, Cai-Hua Xiong, Yong-Chun Fang, Xing-Guan Duan, Dian-Sheng Chen, Rong Xiong, Yong- Sheng Ou, et al.
Yong Tao received the Ph. D. degree in School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Beihang University, China in 2009. Currently, he is an associate professor at Beihang University, China. He has published about 30 refereed journal and conference papers. He also participated in compiling and finishing 5 books in the robotic field. He received Second Prize of Machinery Industry Science and Technology Award, and Second Prize of Jiangsu Science and Technology Progress Award. He received the honorary title of “excellent worker of the Chinese Institute of Electronics” in 2014, and one of the excellent scientific papers of the second China Association for Science and Technology. He is a member of Chinese Institute of Electronics Embedded Systems and Robotics Branch, a member of the robotics Association of the Mechanical Engineering Society.
His research interests include intelligent robot advanced control technology and integrated applications, control of embedded mechanical and electrical integration, intelligent manufacturing development strategy consulting.
Hui Liu received the B. Sc. degree in School of Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, China in 2015. He is currently a master student in School of Mechanical Engineering & Automation, Beihang University, China.
His research interests include motion planning and generating based on demonstration, self-learning of grasping and machine vision.
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Wang, T., Tao, Y. & Liu, H. Current Researches and Future Development Trend of Intelligent Robot: A Review. Int. J. Autom. Comput. 15, 525–546 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11633-018-1115-1
- Intelligent robot
- human-robot collaboration
- driverless technology
- emotion recognition
- brain-computer interface
- big data network