1) Industrial robots :
Welding, painting, assembling, distribution, inspection, for vacuum, for clean rooms, semiconductors, LCD, PDP
2) Service robots :
Cleaning, lawn mowing, guard, office affairs, human-type robots, entertainment, education
3) Field and special robots :
Atomic energy, national defense, disaster prevention, construction, farming, shipbuilding, deep-sea projects, aerospace industry
They are robots which conduct a high level of work like people in a severe and remote environment. For that, they have sensors corresponding to the human ' s 5 senses such as sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch.
Their work fields are
① the inspection and repair of nuclear power facilities, ② submarine oil field development and ③ fire fighting and life rescue in disaster areas.
The intelligent robots for extreme work will be more developed and commercialized in the future to conduct work in special environments like outer space, underwater and the sea bottom and inside atomic reactors instead of humans.