Preliminary Application of an Assistant Personal Robot as an Ambient Monitoring Tool

  • 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 615)

Abstract

Parameters such as illumination, humidity and temperature are directly related to the quality of life and safety of the inhabitants of a house, especially in the case of elders and kids. With this objective, an autonomous mobile robot which operates as a personal assistant has been equipped with a measuring device which monitors such parameters. The mobile robot displays graphically the measures obtained over a map of the explored area. This paper describes the implementation and results obtained when using the mobile robot as an autonomous mobile monitoring device in order to identify and locate areas which temperature, light or humidity are out of a recommended range.

Keywords

Assistant personal robot Ambient monitoring tool Home assistant Autonomous agent 

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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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