JOURNAL OF SHANDONG UNIVERSITY (ENGINEERING SCIENCE) ›› 2014, Vol. 44 ›› Issue (6): 47-54.doi: 10.6040/j.issn.1672-3961.0.2014.282

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Cloud robotics: concept, architectures and key technologies

TIAN Guohui, XU Yaxiong   

  1. School of Control Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan 250061, China
  • Received:2014-09-30 Revised:2014-11-13 Online:2014-12-20 Published:2014-09-30

Abstract: The technology of cloud robotics is the combination of cloud computing and robotics. It can bring great advantages in task execution and resource sharing for robots, and has become a hot topic in intelligent robot research field. In this paper, the developments of cloud robotics, key technologies, main platforms, main architectures and application prospects were comprehensively analyzed. Firstly, the concept arose of cloud robotics and its developments were introduced, and also the key technologies were given. Secondly, three main cloud service platforms were horizontally contrasted, and the main architectures of cloud robotics were analyzed. Finally, the application prospects for cloud robotics were comprehensively presented.

Key words: cloud robotics, intelligent robot, cloud computing, service platform

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  • TP24.2
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