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Plugging robots into the IoT

Robots and the IoT are a match made in heaven, a match that will allow robots to move around freely and collaborate with each other and with the people they serve. But enabling that collaboration is more than an engineering challenge. It requires sustained multidisciplinary research into such fields as deep learning, smart planning technology, human-robot interfacing, and technology acceptance. Imec’s research groups are working on all those topics, and have some highly visible projects to integrate and demonstrate progress.