GPRS-based Real-Time Remote Control of MicroBots with M2M Capabilities

Diego López de Ipiña, Iñaki Vázquez, Jonathan Ruiz de Garibay, David Sainz

Abstract

Machine to Machine (M2M) communication is gathering momentum. Many network operators deem that the future of the business on data transmission lies on M2M. In parallel, the application of robotics is progressively becoming more widespread. Traditionally, robotics has only been applied to industrial environments, but lately some more exoteric (e.g. domestic) robots have arisen. Anyhow, those robots usually offer very primitive communication means. Few researchers have considered that a solution to this issue would be to combine those two emerging fields. This paper describes our experiences combining M2M with robotics to create a fleet of MicroBots, which are remotely controllable through GPRS connection links. Those robots can be used in dangerous environments to gather material samples or simply for surveillance and security control. A sophisticated 3-tier architecture is proposed that combined with a purposely built protocol, optimized for wireless transmission, makes feasible the real-time control of remote m.

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López de Ipiña D., Vázquez I., Ruiz de Garibay J. and Sainz D. (2005). GPRS-based Real-Time Remote Control of MicroBots with M2M Capabilities . In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2005) ISBN 972-8865-21-X, pages 42-51. DOI: 10.5220/0002567200420051


in Bibtex Style

@conference{wis05,
author={Diego López de Ipiña and Iñaki Vázquez and Jonathan Ruiz de Garibay and David Sainz},
title={GPRS-based Real-Time Remote Control of MicroBots with M2M Capabilities},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={42-51},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002567200420051},
isbn={972-8865-21-X},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2005)
TI - GPRS-based Real-Time Remote Control of MicroBots with M2M Capabilities
SN - 972-8865-21-X
AU - López de Ipiña D.
AU - Vázquez I.
AU - Ruiz de Garibay J.
AU - Sainz D.
PY - 2005
SP - 42
EP - 51
DO - 10.5220/0002567200420051