The competition of RoboCup @Home consists of tests which the robots have to solve, with a view to the population aging. To build up the required technologies gradually, a basic home environment is provided as a general scenario.
The missions include tasks as cleaning the room, doing the groceries, or serving a drink. In the future, these kind of robots may be used as nurses, or to take care of elderly who wants to live at home for a longer time.
For more information, please check the official website of RoboCup @Home: www.robocupathome.org.