What is ubiquitous robotics? - Definition from WhatIs.com

Definition

ubiquitous robotics

Part of the Robotics glossary:

Ubiquitous robotics is the design and deployment of robots in smart network environments in which everything is interconnected. In this context, the word "ubiquitous" can translate as "omnipresent and pervasive."

Ubiquitous robotics is considered the mechatronic counterpart of ubiquitous computing, the growing trend towards embedding microprocessors in everyday objects so they can communicate information. Ubiquitous robotics has emerged as a convergence with networking, robotics, and AI (artificial intelligence). The field is sometimes called the third generation of robotics, after the first generation (industrial robotics) and the second generation (personal robotics).

This was last updated in January 2013
Contributor(s): Stan Gibilisco
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Related Terms

Definitions

  • haptics

    - Haptics (pronounced HAP-tiks) is the science of applying touch (tactile) sensation and control to interaction with computer applications. (WhatIs.com)

  • narrow AI (weak AI)

    - Narrow AI is an application of artificial intelligence technologies to enable a high-functioning system that replicates – and perhaps surpasses -- human intelligence for a dedicated purpose. (WhatIs.com)

  • chatterbot (chatbot)

    - A chatterbot, also known as a chatbot or chat bot, is a program that attempts to simulate the conversation or "chatter" of a human being. (SearchSOA.com)

Glossaries

  • Robotics

    - Terms related to robotics, including definitions about consumer or manufacturing robots and words and phrases about stepper motor systems, XY positioning tables, automation and artificial intellig...

  • Internet applications

    - This WhatIs.com glossary contains terms related to Internet applications, including definitions about Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models and words and phrases about web sites, e-commerce ...

Ask a Question About ubiquitous roboticsPowered by ITKnowledgeExchange.com

Get answers from your peers on your most technical challenges

Tech TalkComment

Share
Comments

    Results

    Contribute to the conversation

    All fields are required. Comments will appear at the bottom of the article.