© Peter Matthews, Steven Greenspan 2020
P. Matthews, S. GreenspanAutomation and Collaborative Roboticshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5964-1_5

5. Robots Without Arms

Smart Buildings and Transport
Peter Matthews1  and Steven Greenspan2
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

We are looking toward a future where more things become smart with the addition of many sensors and actuators connected to the world of the Internet of Things (IoT). Software robots and physical robots are being developed and increasingly deployed in the home and workplace with lights, door locks, air conditioning, and cookers increasingly becoming sources of data and action. Software robots are becoming smarter, managing process automation using ...

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