Development of a High Mobility Assistant Personal Robot for Home Operation

  • Eduard Clotet
  • Dani Martínez
  • Javier Moreno
  • Marcel Tresanchez
  • Jordi Palacín
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 376)

Abstract

This paper presents the development of an Assistant Personal Robotic (APR) designed with the objective of creating a high reliable robot that can be used in several home applications such as: home safety, elder people supervision and remote assistance, remote presence, etc. In this proposal the APR is remotely controlled by a smartphone or portable tablet with Wi-Fi connectivity. The APR design has taken into consideration safety factors, mobility and physical restrictions of an average home; including opened doors, tight turns, and narrow corridors. The APR design includes several onboard sensors in order to protect the robot and avoid collisions with fixed or moving surrounding objects.

Keywords

Assistant personal robotic Elderly care Home assistant Remote control system 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduard Clotet
    • 1
  • Dani Martínez
    • 1
  • Javier Moreno
    • 1
  • Marcel Tresanchez
    • 1
  • Jordi Palacín
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of LleidaLleidaSpain

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