Autonomous mobile machines: A case study of technology development and transfer

Kari Koskinen

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This study describes the activities and projects on autonomous mobile machines and robots carried out by a joint research group at VTT and HUT (Helsinki University of Technology) during 1987 1993. The largest projects were the ESPRIT II Panorama-project (EP 2483) and the domestic Outdoor Robotics-technology program. The purpose is to analyze and discuss the aspects of technology development, learning, technology transfer and exploitation of the gained knowledge and competence.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages80
ISBN (Print)951-38-4629-6
Publication statusPublished - 1994
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Publication series

SeriesVTT Publications


  • automation
  • mobile equipment
  • technology transfer
  • machinery
  • innovation
  • research programs
  • research projects
  • robots
  • automatic control equipment
  • development
  • exploitation
  • navigation


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