Humanoid traffic control robot

Abdi, Hamid, Abdi, Majid, Abdi, Fatemeh, Asgari, Marziyeh and Abdi, Masoud 2008, Humanoid traffic control robot, United Kingdom (5) Patent GB2449836 (A).

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Title Humanoid traffic control robot
Alternative title Intelligent Humanoid Robot for Controlling the Traffic
Creator(s) Abdi, HamidORCID iD for Abdi, Hamid
Abdi, Majid
Abdi, Fatemeh
Asgari, MarziyehORCID iD for Asgari, Marziyeh
Abdi, Masoud
Date 2008-12-10
Patent no. GB2449836 (A)
Patent owner Park of Science and Technology, Arak
Registry Office United Kingdom (5)
Patent family name Humanoid traffic control robot
Summary A traffic control device in the form of a humanoid character robot, doll or dummy is used to warn driver of danger ahead on the road. The device can be used on roads, streets and in other sites where there are moving vehicles. The robotic device informs drivers of impending danger by moving its arms and sounding an acoustic alarm. In this way the robot can simulate a policeman or road flagging operator. The device may also include speed detection and preferably speed indication means. The robot may make decisions based on the detected speed of a vehicle and the limit for the area in operating the arms and sound warning means. The robot may also be equipped with a camera or video. The robot may also be controlled wirelessly.
Language eng
Field of Research 090507 Transport Engineering
Socio Economic Objective 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
HERDC Research category I.1 Patents
ERA Research output type I Patents
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Document type: Patent
Collection: School of Engineering
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