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9043030 Manipulator and path generation method thereof  
A manipulator and a method of generating the shortest path along which the manipulator moves to grip an object without collision with the object models a target object and a gripper into a...
9043234 Modular hangers for product storage and retrieval system  
A system for locating goods stored in a storage area includes a computer, radio frequency transceivers and modular hangers. Ordered goods are placed in storage units that each have addresses at a...
9031682 Eyeglass lens supplying system  
An eyeglass lens supplying system for supplying an eyeglass lens to a plurality of eyeglass lens processing apparatus includes: a plurality of conveyer line units, each of which includes: at least...
9026244 Presence sensing and position correction for wafer on a carrier ring  
Embodiments of the invention include apparatuses and systems for determining the position of a carrier ring assembly supported by an end effector. In an embodiment, the position of the carrier...
9008831 Packaging system and method utilizing intelligent conveyor systems  
A packaging system and method for receiving articles from a first location, such as a product delivery system, transporting the articles to a second location for unloading the articles such that...
9008825 Container unloading system with auto-unload capability  
A container unloading system that is adapted to automatically unload containers from carts while the containers and carts reside in an unloading station. The containers may be off-loaded onto a...
9002507 Apparatus for the automated detection and removal of workpieces  
An apparatus for the automated detection and removal of workpieces comprising an object recognition device for detecting the workpieces and a gripper for picking the workpieces; and a gripper for...
9002508 RFID for location of the load on a tower crane  
A radio frequency identification (RFID) tower crane load locator is disclosed. One example includes at least four RFID components to provide RFID range measurements between the at least four RFID...
8996157 Station for preparing orders comprising at least one shaft for vertically accumulating and sequentially dispensing containers  
There is proposed a unit including a station for preparing orders, controlled by a control system. The station has a first circuit that includes a first outward conveyor, which receives containers...
8996159 Handling system for containers  
A handling system for containers includes an automated zone in which floor-bound, rubber-tired and driverless container transport vehicles are used which transport containers between container...
8996161 Controlled architecture for transport systems  
Control architecture for use with transport systems, such as linear drive systems, rotary drive systems, or a combination thereof, comprising a computer system having a controller for operating...
8983652 Transporting apparatus  
A transporting apparatus includes a motor, a transporting mechanism which receives a power from the motor and transports the sheet, and a control section which controls the motor in accordance...
8983649 Automated storage system and transport vehicle  
An automated storage system for vehicles or the like is provided with a guidance system that interacts with a remote-controlled transport system that transports a vehicle between an access...
8977387 System and method for overhead cross-system transportation  
A system for managing semiconductor production includes a conveyor to convey a wafer carrier to or from an overhead hoist transfer system. The system also includes a cross-system transport...
8972045 Inter-facility transport in inventory management and fulfillment systems  
In an infrastructure that uses a mobile order fulfillment system, robotic drive units may be dispatched and instructed to bring inventory holders to a workstation where at least one of the...
8965566 Device and method for sorting by means of a storage region and a sorting region  
Objects are sorted according to predetermined groups of sorting feature values. In particular, postal items are sorted according to groups of delivery addresses. A sorting system sorts the objects...
8965561 Automated warehousing using robotic forklifts  
A system for automated inventory management and material handling removes the requirement to operate fully automatically or all-manual using conventional vertical storage and retrieval (S&R)...
8965572 Frame feeding system and frame feeding method  
In recent years, frames have gotten larger in size and thinner, and warping of the frames has posed a problem. If a warp of a frame is large, there is a high possibility that fetching the frame...
8948904 Work picking system  
A work picking system according to embodiments includes a three-dimensional measuring unit, a hand, a calculating unit, a determining unit, and an instructing unit. The three-dimensional measuring...
8948905 Apparatus and method for positioning an electronic component and/or a carrier relative to a discharging device  
An apparatus and a method for positioning electronic components to be transferred in relation to a discharging device. The discharging device includes a slide for at least one electronic component...
8948911 Control device and control method for controlling carriers in a machine  
A control device (50) and a conveying method for conveying carriers (40 to 49) in a machine (1) are provided. The control device (50) comprises a determining unit (51) for determining the velocity...
8942897 System and method for determining a location of an unloaded unit of agricultural product and locating a desired unit of agricultural product  
A system and method for determining a location of an unloaded unit of agricultural product and locating a desired unit of agricultural product or identifying a candidate unit of agricultural...
8935001 System and method for establishing and/or maintaining proper alignment of a robotic transfer mechanism  
The present invention is directed to a system and method for establishing and/or maintaining proper alignment of a transfer mechanism. More specifically, the present invention is directed to an...
8924006 Device and methods for picking and placing hot 3D glass  
A system for picking and placing glass articles from a first location to a second location, the second location including a thermal reforming apparatus for transforming the glass articles from 2D...
8924007 Three dimensional load packing  
One embodiment is a three dimensional load method for simulating loading of items into at least one container to be transported to at least one destination. The method includes receiving a list of...
8918202 Controlling mobile drive units with active markers  
A method of controlling a mobile drive unit includes detecting, by a mobile drive unit at a first location, an active marker at the first location. The mobile drive unit is a self-powered robotic...
8914145 Efficient movement of storage media in a storage media library  
A method includes receiving a request for the use of a first storage medium located in a first library unit in a storage medium library. It is determined that the first storage medium is to be...
8903539 Efficient distribution and selection of storage media in a storage medium library  
An apparatus includes a network interface, a processor and a computer readable storage medium. The processor is coupled with the computer readable storage medium. The computer readable storage...
8903538 Efficient movement of storage media in a storage media library  
An apparatus comprises a network interface, a processor and a computer readable storage medium coupled with the processor. The computer readable storage medium includes computer usable program...
8896421 Wide-area dynamic RFID system using UWB  
A wide area radio frequency identification (RFID) system includes: a first RFID cell and a second RFID cell. The first RFID cell and the second RFID cell each include a reader and tags. The...
8897912 Loading and unloading apparatus and method  
There is provided a loading and unloading apparatus for performing loading and unloading of workpieces with respect to access positions on a pallet, including a plurality of hands which...
8892241 Robot-enabled case picking  
A robot-enabled method of picking cases in a warehouse is provided. A robotic vehicle includes a processor configured to access a memory, a user input device, an output device, and a load...
8892246 Method for processing items such as pieces of meat  
The invention relates to a method for processing items such as pieces of meat, comprising the steps of providing a stream of items 10 by means of a primary conveyor means 4, allocating at least...
8892247 System for determining a relative location of a plurality of items upon a plurality of platforms  
A system is described for determining a relative location of a plurality of items upon a plurality of platforms. The system may include a memory, an interface, and a processor. The memory may...
8886356 Selectable release mode merge subsystem  
Methods, devices, non-transitory storage media, and systems that utilize operations including configuring each feed conveyor in the plurality of feed conveyors to operate in a slug-building merge...
8874259 Substrate processing apparatus and method of processing error of substrate processing apparatus  
During a carrying operation, the position, transportation origin, and transportation destination of a carrier or a boat can be easily checked. A carrying system is configured to carry a substrate,...
8868233 Control apparatus, a substrate treating method, a substrate treating system, a method of operating a substrate treating system, a load port control apparatus, and a substrate treating system having the load port control apparatus  
A control apparatus in a substrate treating system with a substrate treating apparatus having a physical load port for receiving pods for storing substrates, and a carrier transport system for...
8850009 System and method employing an agile network protocol for secure communications using secure domain names  
A network device comprises a storage device storing an application program for a secure communications service; and at least one processor configured to execute the application program enabling...
8838267 Computer-controlled conveyor system and conveying method  
In a computer-controlled conveying system (3), virtual markers (K1-K10) are generated and are stored in association with a conveying element (31, 32, 33, 34). The virtual markers (K1-K10) each...
8825202 System for auto-exchanging of electric vehicle battery  
A system for automatically exchanging a battery of an electric vehicle, the system including a horizontal frame of a predetermined area formed at a location higher than the electric vehicle; a...
8825203 Pneumatic tube carrier routing and tracking system  
A system and method provides for a pneumatic tube carrier routing and tracking system having a system control module that captures and presents tracking information associated with sending and...
8812152 Method and apparatus for changing carriage speed on a closed-loop track  
A method and apparatus for managing different traffic speeds of carriages moving along a closed-loop track is disclosed. The closed-loop track has at least four different speed zones, which...
8812151 Vacuum process device and vacuum process method  
An efficient method of controlling transportation in a linear tool type vacuum process device in a state that a length of time required for a process is not stable. For each process chamber, the...
8798786 System and method for processing waste material  
A method for processing waste in a material handling system includes detecting an occurrence of a trigger event associated with a waste holder located at a first location and, in response to...
8798787 Ultra-flexible production manufacturing  
A manufacturing system has one or more work cells that each performs one or more manufacturing processes. The system also has one or more mobile transport units (“MTUs”) that deliver transportable...
8788085 Fully automated cargo loading system  
Systems and methods are provided for the loading and unloading of cargo in transport means. In one example, a cargo loading system having a fully automated conveyor system and a fully automated...
8775137 Flexible modeling concept for discretely simulating and implementing, in particular, material processing and distribution systems  
A method for modeling conveyance or flows of material or other functional behaviors, particularly in the form of components that generate material actions; a method for modeling a system having...
8751035 Automated laundry drop-off and retrieval system  
A storage unit for the drop-off, delivery, and pick-up of personal garments includes a plurality of apparel totes, each sized to enclose a plurality of apparel items on hangers, each including a...
8738175 RFID for location of the load on a tower crane  
A radio frequency identification (RFID) tower crane load locator is disclosed. One example includes at least four RFID components to provide RFID range measurements between the at least four RFID...
8738176 Determination of log stability  
Embodiments of techniques and systems for log stability determination are described. A log position optimizer may be configured to identify one or more rest positions for a log to be conveyed on a...

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