By Ken Goldberg
Remote-controlled robots have been first constructed within the Forties to address radioactive fabrics. expert specialists now use them to discover deep in sea and house, to defuse bombs, and to scrub up detrimental spills. this present day robots could be managed by means of an individual on the net. Such robots comprise cameras that not just let us glance, but additionally transcend Webcams: they permit us to regulate the telerobots’ pursuits and activities. This booklet summarizes the state-of-the-art in net telerobots. It contains robots that navigate undersea, force on Mars, stopover at museums, glide in blimps, deal with protein crystals, paint photographs, and carry human palms. The booklet describes eighteen platforms, exhibiting how they have been designed, how they functionality on-line, and the engineering demanding situations they meet.
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Beyond Webcams: an introduction to online robots by Ken Goldberg