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Building a smart home environment for service robots based on RFID and sensor networks

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5 Author(s)
Baeg, M.H. ; Korea Inst. of Ind. Technol. (KITECH), Ansan ; Jae-Han Park ; Jaehan Koh ; Kyung-Wook Park
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This paper is concerned with constructing a prototype smart home environment which has been built in the research building of Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) to demonstrate the practicability of a robot-assisted future home environment. Key functionalities that a home service robot must provide are localization, navigation, object recognition and object handling. A considerable amount of research has been conducted to make the service robot perform these operations with its own sensors, actuators and a knowledge database. With all heavy sensors, actuators and a database, the robot could have performed the given tasks in a limited environment or showed the limited capabilities in a natural environment. We initiated a smart home environment project for light-weight service robots to provide reliable services by interacting with the environment through the wireless sensor networks. This environment consists of the following three main components: smart objects with an radio frequency identification (RFID) tag and smart appliances with sensor network functionality; the home server that connects smart devices as well as maintains information for reliable services; and the service robots that perform tasks in collaboration with the environment. In this paper, we introduce various types of smart devices which are developed for assisting the robot by providing sensing and actuation, and present our approach on the integration of these devices to construct the smart home environment. Finally, we discuss the future directions of our project.

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Control, Automation and Systems, 2007. ICCAS '07. International Conference on

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17-20 Oct. 2007

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