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9037292 Robot and control method of optimizing robot motion performance thereof  
A robot and a method of controlling the same are disclosed. The robot derives a maximum dynamic performance capability using a specification of an actuator of the robot. The control method...
9026247 Motion and video capture for tracking and evaluating robotic surgery and associated systems and methods  
The present technology is directed to motion and video capture for tracking and evaluating robotic surgery. In one embodiment, the system includes at least one tracking device coupled to a remote...
8958907 Robot arm apparatus  
A robot arm apparatus includes an arm mechanism including a base member and a link pivotally connected to the base member for pivotal motion in a horizontal plane through a rotational shaft. The...
8952645 Drive device comprising a plurality of drives and regulating system for this overall drive  
In the case of speed-regulated high-power drives and with simultaneously high demands on accuracy or dynamics, the object of the invention is to reduce a very high level of complexity of the power...
8924017 Method and apparatus for recyclable absorption of electric retardation energy from an industrial robotics system  
An embodiment of the present invention discloses an apparatus for recyclable absorption of electric retardation energy from a multiple axis industrial robotics system, including a robot control...
8903546 Smooth control of an articulated instrument across areas with different work space conditions  
An articulated instrument is controllably movable between areas of different work space limits, such as when it is extendable out of and retractable into a guide tube. To avoid abrupt transitions...
8892250 Robot and recovery method thereof  
Disclosed herein are a robot capable of recovering from a failure of one of a plurality of symmetrically structured modules, and a recovery method thereof. When a hardware or software failure...
8886357 Reinforcement learning apparatus, control apparatus, and reinforcement learning method  
It is possible to perform robot motor learning in a quick and stable manner using a reinforcement learning apparatus including: a first-type environment parameter obtaining unit that obtains a...
8855815 Motion path search device and method of searching for motion path  
A motion path search device which searches for a motion path of a movable part of a robot capable of being taught a motion by direct teaching in which the robot is directly moved by an operator...
8832236 Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to replace field devices in process control systems  
Example methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to replace field devices in process control systems are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes recording, at a first process...
8823308 Software center and highly configurable robotic systems for surgery and other uses  
Telerobotic, telesurgical, and/or surgical robotic devices, systems, and methods employ surgical robotic linkages that may have more degrees of freedom than an associated surgical end effector n...
8816628 Software center and highly configurable robotic systems for surgery and other uses  
Telerobotic, telesurgical, and/or surgical robotic devices, systems, and methods employ surgical robotic linkages that may have more degrees of freedom than an associated surgical end effector n...
8812159 Robot system  
A process includes defining, in a memory, arm-occupied regions including robot arms and a workpiece and tool attached to a robot wrist, a virtual safety protection barrier with which the arms are...
8798790 Apparatus and method for detecting contact position of robot  
An apparatus for detecting a contact position where a robot makes contact with an object includes a probe, a probe-position calculating unit, a contact detecting unit, and a contact-position...
8793016 Hexapod robot device  
A hexapod robot device includes a main body and six legs coupled thereto. Each leg has a first connecting rod pivotally connected with the main body, a first driver electrically pivotally...
8786241 Software center and highly configurable robotic systems for surgery and other uses  
Telerobotic, telesurgical, and/or surgical robotic devices, systems, and methods employ surgical robotic linkages that may have more degrees of freedom than an associated surgical end effector n...
8779715 Programmable robot and user interface  
A programmable robot system includes a robot provided with a number of individual arm sections, where adjacent sections are interconnected by a joint. The system furthermore includes a...
8749190 Software center and highly configurable robotic systems for surgery and other uses  
Telerobotic, telesurgical, and/or surgical robotic devices, systems, and methods employ surgical robotic linkages that may have more degrees of freedom than an associated surgical end effector n...
8749189 Software center and highly configurable robotic systems for surgery and other uses  
Telerobotic, telesurgical, and/or surgical robotic devices, systems, and methods employ surgical robotic linkages that may have more degrees of freedom than an associated surgical end effector n...
8731714 Concurrent path planning with one or more humanoid robots  
A robotic system includes a controller and one or more robots each having a plurality of robotic joints. Each of the robotic joints is independently controllable to thereby execute a cooperative...
8630763 Method of operating an in-line legged robot vehicle  
A single track in-line legged vehicle is controlled to coordinate movement along a desired single-track trajectory by causing each in-line leg to selectively perform a stance-to-flight phase, a...
8624537 Software center and highly configurable robotic systems for surgery and other uses  
Telerobotic, telesurgical, and/or surgical robotic devices, systems, and methods employ surgical robotic linkages that may have more degrees of freedom than an associated surgical end effector n...
8618762 System and method for tensioning a robotically actuated tendon  
A tendon tensioning system includes a tendon having a proximal end and a distal end, an actuator, and a motor controller. The actuator may include a drive screw and a motor, and may be coupled...
8614559 Programmable robot and user interface  
A programmable robot system includes a robot provided with a number of individual arm sections, where adjacent sections are interconnected by a joint. The system furthermore includes a...
8575892 Charging apparatus for moving robot and method thereof  
Provided is a charging apparatus for a moving robot including a charging terminal that is connected to a terminal for charging a battery of the moving robot; a power supply unit that supplies a...
8571708 Automated pharmacy admixture system (APAS)  
An Automated Pharmacy Admixture System (APAS) may include a manipulator that transports medical containers such as bags, vials, or syringes about a substantially aseptic admixing chamber. In a...
8541970 Software center and highly configurable robotic systems for surgery and other uses  
Telerobotic, telesurgical, and/or surgical robotic devices, systems, and methods employ surgical robotic linkages that may have more degrees of freedom than an associated surgical end effector n...
8463434 Robot hand and control system, control method and control program for the same  
A system is capable of controlling the movements of a hand so as to ensure a further stable grasp of an object. In a state wherein an object is in contact with a plurality of finger mechanisms and...
8457830 In-line legged robot vehicle and method for operating  
A legged vehicle includes a body, wherein the body includes a major axis corresponding to a primary direction of travel; a plurality of leg mechanisms attached to the body, wherein each leg is...
8442685 Robot control apparatus  
In an embodiment of the present invention, with the purpose of more accurately calculating a disturbance torque generated by an external force acting on a robot, friction parameters contained in...
8425436 Motion assistive device and maintenance management system for motion assistive device  
An operating status of a motor in a drive unit is analyzed to extend the life of the motor. A wearable motion assistive device 1 includes a shoulder joint mechanism 5 and an elbow joint mechanism...
8423183 Robot and method of controlling the same  
Disclosed is a method of generating a hip trajectory of a biped walking robot to allow the robot to stably walk on a two-dimensional space without falling down. An angular velocity of a hip of a...
8386069 Method of synchronizing a pickup of a handling device, a computer readable medium and a control device  
A method of synchronizing a pickup of a handling device, a computer readable medium and a control device are disclosed. During movement, a pickup of a multi-axis handling device is synchronized...
8339091 Communication apparatus for robots  
A communication apparatus for robots is provided. A controller and drivers controlling each joint are serially connected to a serial transmission line. A final driver positioned at the last stage,...
8209054 Haptic device grippers for surgical teleoperation  
An embodiment of a haptic gripper system includes a slave gripper device, a master gripper device, and a gripper motor controller. The gripper motor controller includes a slave encoder loop, a...
8204679 Mobile apparatus, control device and control program  
A mobile apparatus capable of moving while avoiding contact with an object by allowing the object to recognize the behavioral change of the mobile apparatus is provided. The robot and its...
8155790 Robot control apparatus  
A robot control apparatus includes: a drive unit (101) driving an actuator (115) based on a torque command value; a drive torque estimation unit (107) estimating a drive torque from a joint shaft...
8140189 Apparatus and method for computing operational-space physical quantity  
An operational space physical quantity calculation apparatus computes a physical quantity in an operational space describing a relationship between a force and acceleration acting on a link...
8126594 Method of generating a walking pattern for a humanoid robot  
The present invention may provide a method of generating a walking pattern for a humanoid robot. The method of generating the walking pattern for the humanoid includes determining a position of a...
8106616 Mobile reconfigurable robot  
A mobile robot along with a method and system for a mobile robot where the robot is reconfigurable between at least two form factors.
8095238 Robot development platform  
A modular robot development kit includes an extensible mobile robot platform and a programmable development module that connects to the mobile robot platform. The mobile robot platform includes a...
8073568 Device utilizing a PID controller, control method thereof, and robot utilizing the controller  
A control method utilizing a PID controller includes detecting the position of an object and obtaining the position deviation by comparison with a predetermined position value, detecting the...
8030873 Walk and roll robot  
A mobile robotic unit features a main body, a plurality of legs for supporting the main body on and moving the main body in forward and reverse directions about a base surface, and a drive...
8032253 Automatic machine system and wireless communication method thereof  
In an automatic machine system comprising a mechanism unit (1) including at least one driving mechanism, a controller (2) for controlling a driving operation of the mechanism unit (1), and a...
8024070 Passive walking legged robot  
The present disclosure provides a fixed point stabilization device for a legged mobile body having a generating mechanism for generating a fixed point. The present disclosure also provides a fixed...
8005572 Flexible connection of teaching devices to programmable controllers  
An apparatus provides selective communication between multiple programmable robot controllers and one or more teaching devices connected by a network. The network controls communication between...
8005571 Microsurgical robot system  
A robot system for use in surgical procedures has two movable arms each carried on a wheeled base with each arm having a six of degrees of freedom of movement and an end effector which can be...
8004229 Software center and highly configurable robotic systems for surgery and other uses  
Telerobotic, telesurgical, and/or surgical robotic devices, systems, and methods employ surgical robotic linkages that may have more degrees of freedom than an associated surgical end effector n...
7965055 Control device of work positioning apparatus  
A control device of a work positioning apparatus includes an operating limit line storage unit for storing position coordinates of an operating limit line, a speed reduction zone storage unit for...
7949428 Robot apparatus and method of controlling the same  
A robot apparatus having a plurality of movable sections includes a motion control section that generates a control signal for the periodic motion of at least part of the movable sections...

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