Man-Robot Cooperation — New Technologies and New Solutions

  • Timo Salmi
  • Ilari Marstio
  • Timo Malm
  • Esa Laine
Part of the IFIP — International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 260)


In this paper we present technologies that enable man-robot cooperation. Several robots are presented that are capable of working safely around humans. Software and sensor-based safety systems are also discussed. We review the regulations and robot standards which determine the construction of today’s robot solutions. Finally, we present a few concept man-robot solutions in assembly cells from a safety perspective.


Safety System Safety Device Robot Controller Small Robot Safety Controller 
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© International Federation for Information Processing 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Timo Salmi
    • 1
  • Ilari Marstio
    • 1
  • Timo Malm
    • 2
  • Esa Laine
    • 3
  1. 1.VTTFinland
  2. 2.VTTTampere
  3. 3.TUTTampere

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