The paper briefly looks back on current research situation of home service robots. It takes a home nursing robot as example to study and discuss some key generic technologies of home service robots. It generally overviewed robot’s mobile platform technology, modular design, reconfigurable robot technique, motion control, sensor technologies, indoor robot’s navigation and localization technology indoor, intelligentization, and robot’s technology standardization. Some the measures of technology standardization of home service robots have been put forward. It has realistic signification for industrialization of home service robots.