A Continuous Media Data Broadcasting Model for Base Stations Moving Straight
Due to the recent development of robotics technology, movable robots work in some shopping malls or plants. They can generally communicate with other robots or computers and have a large possibility to serve as communications base stations. However, it is difficult to keep communications with them for long time since they move for their main services. Especially for the communications for receiving continuous media data such as video or audio, this is a large problem because the communication times tend to be long and the clients cannot receive the whole data in the cases that the robots move away in the middle of the communications. Slowing down their moving speeds shrinks a merit of using robots. Hence, in this paper, we create a communication model for movable base stations and investigate the possibility for robots to serve as base stations.
This research was supported by a Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C) numbered JP17K12673 and JP18K11316, and by I-O DATA Foundation.
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