ISO 8373:2012, Robots and robotic devices — Vocabulary

This International Standard specifies vocabulary used in relation with robots and robotic devices operating in both industrial and non-industrial environments. The document is the revision of ISO 8373:1994 by developing new terminologies for service robots. With existing 96 terms, 6 terms are removed and 67 terms are introduced.

Figure A.5 from ISO 8373


Figure A.6 ISO 8373

This document provides definitions and explanations of the most commonly used terms, which are grouped into clauses by main topics of robotics.

It is intended to give the fundamental definition of robots not only to users and manufacturers but also to general people.

Publication date: March, 2012