Service Robotics within the Digital Home

Applications and Future Prospects

  • Ignacio González Alonso
  • Mercedes Fernández
  • José M. Maestre
  • María del Pilar Almudena García Fuente

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. María del Pilar Almudena García Fuente, Javier Ramírez de la Pinta, Adrián López García
    Pages 1-47
  3. Pablo Gómez del Torno, Omar Álvarez Fres, Samuel Marcos Pablos
    Pages 49-88
  4. Ignacio González Alonso
    Pages 89-114
  5. Mercedes R. Fernández Alcalá, José M. Maestre, Javier Ramírez de la Pinta
    Pages 115-142
  6. Alberto Alonso Fernández, Pablo Fernández de Dios, Jorge Moreno Sánchez
    Pages 143-160
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 161-174

About this book


This book provides the reader with a clear and precise description of robotics and other systems for home automation currently on the market, and discusses their interoperability and perspectives for the near future. It shows the different standards and the development platforms used by the main service robots in an international environment.

This volume provides a scientific basis for the user who is looking for the best option to suit his or her needs from the available alternatives to integrate modern technology in the digital home.


home automation interoperability systems robotics developments robotics perspectives service robots

Authors and affiliations

  • Ignacio González Alonso
    • 1
  • Mercedes Fernández
    • 2
  • José M. Maestre
    • 3
  • María del Pilar Almudena García Fuente
    • 4
  1. 1.Infobotica Research Group, Computer ScienceOviedo UniversityMieresSpain
  2. 2.Infobotica Research Group, Computer ScienceOviedo UniversityMieresSpain
  3. 3.Department of Systems and Automation, EgineeringUniversity of SevilleSevillaSpain
  4. 4.Infobotica Research Group, Computer ScienceOviedo UniversityMieresSpain

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