The Internet of Robotic Things

3Q 2014 | Technology Analysis Report | AN-1818 | 20 pages | 6 tables | 7 figures | PDF

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Table of Contents

  • 1. INTRODUCTION
  • 2. WHY THE IORT IS IMPORTANT
  • 3. DEFINING THE INTERNET OF ROBOTIC THINGS
    • 3.1. Classes of Edge Devices
    • 3.2. Robotic Edge Devices
  • 4. TAILWINDS
  • 5. ROBOTICS AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS
    • 5.1. Sensors and Sensing
    • 5.2. Generalized IoT Impact on Sensors and Sensing
    • 5.3. Manipulation and Grasping
    • 5.4. Generalized IoT Impact on Manipulation and Grasping
    • 5.5. Mobility and Navigation
    • 5.6. Generalized IoT Impact on Mobility and Navigation
    • 5.7. Intelligence
    • 5.8. Generalized IoT Impact on Intelligence
    • 5.9. Autonomy
    • 5.10. Generalized IoT Impact on Autonomy
  • 6. ROBOTICS AND IOT CROSS-ENABLEMENT
    • 6.1. Supporting Robotic Object Recognition and Manipulation
    • 6.2. Increasing Intelligence
    • 6.3. Extending the IoT with Highly Sensored, Intelligent, Mobile Devices
    • 6.4. Robots as Nexuses of Interaction and Control
    • 6.5. Manipulation and Mobile Manipulation
  • 7. SIZING THE IORT OPPORTUNITY
  • 8. SEIZING THE IORT OPPORTUNITY: APPLICATION SCENARIOS
    • 8.1. Robotic Smart Toys
    • 8.2. Dexterous Assembly
    • 8.3. Automated Guide Vehicles
    • 8.4. Personal Robots
    • 8.5. Industrial Coworker Robots

Tables

  1. Representative Sensor Types Common to Robots and Robotic Technology
  2. Using the IoT to Enhance Robotic Smart Toys
  3. The IoRT in Support of Fine, Dexterous, Automated Manufacturing
  4. Supporting AGV Movement in Dynamic, Unstructured Environments
  5. Producing Highly Functional, Reasonably Priced, Personal Robots
  6. The IoRT in Support of Fine, Dexterous, Automated Manufacturing

Figures

  1. Three Classes of IoT "Edge Products"
  2. "Robotic" Edge Devices
  3. Self Describing "Things" Enable Object Recognition and Manipulation
  4. A Multi-tiered Data-sharing and Execution Architecture
  5. Highly Sensored, Intelligent, Mobile Devices Act as IoT Enablers
  6. Robots as Social, Human-machine Interfaces
  7. Robots as Social, Human-machine Interfaces


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