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Encyclopedia > Domestic robot
 Honda's ASIMO - a future domestic robot?
Honda's ASIMO - a future domestic robot?

A domestic robot is a robot used for household chores. Thus far, there are only a few limited models; science fiction authors have suggested that they could become more common in the future. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (960x1280, 970 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: ASIMO ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (960x1280, 970 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: ASIMO ... Press release photo of the most recent ASIMO model ASIMO ) is a humanoid robot created by Honda Motor Company. ... ASIMO, a humanoid robot manufactured by Honda. ... A household chore is a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee, related to or used in the running of a household. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ...


There are different types and classes:

  1. Low level: a basic home robot is any robot that can be used at home, including the entertainment robots, like Aibo.
  2. Care robots.
  3. Chore robots : used for household chores.
  4. The highest level robot is the domobot: used for household chores, autonomous and connected to a domotic network, such as an KNX/EIB network with wireless connection (bluetooth, WiFi).

Look up home in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up home in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... An entertainment robot is, as the name indicates, a robot that is not made for utilitarian use, as in production or domestic services, but for the sole subjective pleasure -an emotion, something machines, even the smartest computers, are not capable to have- of the human it serves, usually the owner... The AIBO ERS-7 resembles a small dog AIBO (Artificial Intelligence roBOt, also means love or attachment in Japanese) is one of several types of robotic pets designed and manufactured by Sony; there have been several different models since their introduction in 1999. ... A household chore is a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee, related to or used in the running of a household. ... Domotics is the application of computer and robot technologies to domestic appliances. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Bluetooth logo Bluetooth is an industrial specification for wireless personal area networks (PANs). ... Wi-Fi (or Wi-fi, WiFi, Wifi, wifi), short for Wireless Fidelity, is a set of standards for wireless local area networks (WLAN) currently based on the IEEE 802. ...

Domestic robots in production

Toy robots include A mop in a bucket with a wringer. ... Scooba is an automated robotic floor washer produced by iRobot. ... The iRobot Corporation, based in Burlington, Massachusetts, is a public corporation NASDAQ: IRBT and major designer of robots for businesses, homes, and institutions. ... Regular vacuum cleaner for home use. ... First generation Roomba Roomba is a robotic vacuum cleaner made and sold by iRobot. ... The iRobot Corporation, based in Burlington, Massachusetts, is a public corporation NASDAQ: IRBT and major designer of robots for businesses, homes, and institutions. ... Robomaxx is a robotic vacuum cleaner. ... The Electrolux Trilobite is a domestic robot specialized for floor cleaning, like the iRobot Roomba. ... A lawn mower (often spelled as one word—lawnmower) is a machine (electric or mechnical) used to cut grass to an even length. ... The Robomower is a robotic mulching lawnmower. ... Friendly Robotics is an Israeli company selling RoboMower, an autonomous lawn mower, and FriendlyVac, a vacuum cleaner robot. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Siemens AG (FWB:SIE, NYSE: SI)is the worlds largest electronics company. ... Fagor logo Fagor is a Spanish multinational home appliance maker. ... Fagor logo Fagor is a Spanish multinational home appliance maker. ... Below ground, outdoor, irregularly shaped salt water pool. ... 50 meter indoor swimming pool A swimming pool, swimming bath, or wading pool is an artificially enclosed body of water intended for recreational or competitive swimming, diving, or for other bathing activities that involve swimming, e. ...

Robots whose main object is social interaction include To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The AIBO ERS-7 resembles a small dog AIBO (Artificial Intelligence roBOt, also means love or attachment in Japanese) is one of several types of robotic pets designed and manufactured by Sony; there have been several different models since their introduction in 1999. ... // Overview RoboCup is an international robotics competition founded in 1993. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... RoboSapien is a toy-like biomorphic robot designed by Mark Tilden and produced by Wow Wee toys. ...

Wakamaru is a Japanese domestic robot made by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, primarily intended to provide companionship to elderly and disabled people. ... Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) (三菱重工業, Mitsubishi Jūkōgyō) TYO: 7011 is a Japanese company. ... Paro robot seal Paro is a therapeutic robot baby harp seal, intended to have a calming effect on and elicit emotional responses in patients of hospitals and nursing homes, similar to pet therapy but without its negative aspects. ... A nursing home or skilled nursing facility (SNF) is a place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant Activity of Daily Living (ADL) deficiencies. ... The PaPeRo is a personal robot being developed by Japanese firm, NEC Corporation. ... NEC Corporation (Japanese 日本電気株式会社 Nippon Denki Kabushiki Gaisha; TYO: 6701 , NASDAQ: NIPNY) is a multi-national information technologies company headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ...

See also

British soldiers with captured German radio-controlled tanks. ... The android Data, portrayed by Brent Spiner, from the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation An android is a robot made to resemble a human, usually both in appearance and behavior. ... Domotics is the application of computer and robot technologies to domestic appliances. ... Hondas ASIMO, an example of a humanoid robot A humanoid robot is a robot with its overall appearance based on that of the human body. ... Autonomous robots are robots which can perform desired tasks in unstructured environments without continuous human guidance. ...

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BBC News | Sci/Tech | Robots' destiny of drudgery (437 words)
Domestic chores such as scrubbing the floor, emptying the dishwasher and setting the table are set to become a thing of the past - at least for the wealthy.
However, the European robot market increased by 10% in 1998 and orders further afield are said to have rocketed in the first half of this year.
But the report points out domestic robots are only likely to be snapped up by the wealthy who put a high price on their leisure time.
Robots (308 words)
Robot is an automatic machine capable of doing many tasks within changing enviroments,which can be taught or programmed to do work.It may not resemble a human being but it does many jobs like us.
What is Hero I? Hero I is the name of a domestic 50 cm tall robot developed by Heathkit company of America.It can hold an object in his hand and can take a dog for a walk.
Domestic robots are capable of washing clothes,serving drinks,laying tables and cleaning houses have been developed in U.S.A and Japan.
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