We expected a lot fromwithin the house: , the robotic housekeeper who would know how to do the dishes, change the sheets and read to the little ones …
In the fairly near future, robotics will undoubtedly be omnipresent in our homes. Even though the droids of Star Wars are still science fiction, domestic robots already exist. Jean-Claude Heudin, director of the research laboratory of the International Multimedia Institute, tells us about these future companions. © Futura-Sciences
Even though theinvested the house, called “house “, It is clear that the first decade of the millennium was not marked by a massive arrival of the robot in the , and even less humanoids.
What can we expect from home automation and the home robot?
Home automation and domestic robots can improve daily life in several areas. Some household chores will be done for us through the, robot mower … These domestic robots pave the way for many others. There are humanoid robots offering greater possibilities while being more user-friendly (pet robots designed to make everyday life easier). One of the current challenges of robotics is to give robots a better understanding and recognition of objects in their contexts. But this promising market is complex and expensive.
This file offers a non-exhaustive view of the, through the proven successes, the difficulties encountered and the future possibilities.