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8588971 Locomotive performance testing apparatus  
Provided is a locomotive performance testing apparatus capable of testing the locomotive performance of a test subject while keeping the test subject at a suitable position on a treadmill....
8583286 Hybrid control device  
A brain-based device (BBD) for moving in a real-world environment has sensors that provide data about the environment, actuators to move the BBD, and a hybrid controller which includes a neural...
8577499 Method and a device for optimizing a programmed movement path for an industrial robot  
A device and method for optimizing a programmed movement path for an industrial robot holding a tool to carry out work along the path during a work cycle. The movement path includes information on...
8577498 Automatic transfer method, transfer robot, and automatic transfer system  
A transfer robot for accommodating and transferring a transferred object has a transfer route storage section, a movement mechanism section, and a security level setting section. The transfer...
8565920 Obstacle following sensor scheme for a mobile robot  
A robot obstacle detection system including a robot housing which navigates with respect to a surface and a sensor subsystem aimed at the surface for detecting the surface. The sensor subsystem...
8560119 Robot cleaner and method of controlling travel of the same  
A robot cleaner that travels straight through alignment of drive wheels to move the robot cleaner and a method of controlling travel of the same. Information related to a movement angle of the...
8532824 Control device for robot  
A control device for a robot determines, as a desired driving force to be imparted to a joint, a component value corresponding to the displacement amount of each joint out of a desired generalized...
8527092 Movement controller for elastic robot structures  
A predetermined robot path includes a plurality of path points defined by spatial coordinates. Spatial coordinates of the individual path points are converted in accordance with inverse robot...
8527091 Robotic apparatus implementing collision avoidance scheme and associated methods  
A robotic system implements a collision avoidance scheme and includes a first robotic manipulator and a first controller configured to control the first robotic manipulator for movement along a...
8521308 System, method and program for supervisory control  
A supervisory control system includes a supervisory control target device and a supervisory control device. The supervisory control device is configured such that an attribute usage flag that...
8504199 Robot control system  
A robot control system includes a start position storage that stores a start position or orientation in a manual operation, a redundancy trajectory storage that successively stores a position or...
8504188 Device and method for the computer-assisted generation of a manipulator path  
In a method, device and in a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for computer-assisted generation of a manipulator path of a computer-controlled manipulator, a processor is loaded with...
8504200 System and method for managing and controlling robot competition  
A system and method for operating robots in a robot competition. One embodiment of the system may include operator interfaces, where each operator interface is operable to control movement of a...
8498743 Robot and method of controlling balance thereof  
A finite state machine (FSM)-based biped robot, to which a limit cycle is applied to balance the robot right and left on a two-dimensional space, and a method of controlling balance of the robot....
8498742 Robot and method of controlling balance thereof  
An finite state machine (FSM)-based biped walking robot, to which a limit cycle is applied to balance the robot right and left on a two-dimensional space, and a method of controlling balance of...
8494677 Motion path search device and method of searching for motion path  
A motion path search device includes a motion space identification unit which identifies, as first spaces, three-dimensional spaces passed through by a movable part in direct teaching operations...
8489237 High throughput method of in transit wafer position correction in a system using multiple robots  
Methods correcting wafer position error are provided. The methods involve measuring wafer position error on a robot during transfer to an intermediate station. This measurement data is then used...
8483875 System as well as a method for controlling a self moving robot  
A system provided with a base station (2) comprising a signal emitting module, a self movable robot comprising at least an energy storage, a sensor for sensing this signal emitted by signal...
8483879 Human-robot interactive system having a human stiffness estimation control algorithm  
A robotic system includes a robot adapted for moving a payload in proportional response to an input force from an operator, sensors adapted for measuring a predetermined set of operator input...
8483878 Method and apparatus for predicting interference between target section of robot and peripheral object  
A method and an apparatus for predicting interference, at practical accuracy and calculation time, between a target section of a robot and a peripheral object installed around the robot, when the...
8483881 Localization and mapping system and method for a robotic device  
A multi-function robotic device may have utility in various applications. In accordance with one aspect, a multi-function robotic device may be selectively configurable to perform a desired...
8478443 Robot system  
The present invention provides a robot system including a robot having a plurality of move axes and a safeguard apparatus provided independently of a control system of the robot and adapted for...
8473103 Secondary position feedback control of a robot  
A method of and apparatus for achieving dynamic robot accuracy includes a control system utilizing a dual position loop control. An outer position loop uses secondary encoders on the output side...
8473102 Robot controller, robot control method, and legged robot  
A robot controller in accordance with the present invention is a robot controller that makes a robot including a plurality of legs walk by driving joints of the robot, the robot controller being...
8467902 Method and apparatus for estimating pose of mobile robot using particle filter  
A method and apparatus for estimating the pose of a mobile robot using a particle filter is provided. The apparatus includes an odometer which detects a variation in the pose of a mobile robot, a...
8452452 Grip position calculator and method of calculating grip position  
The grip position calculator determines a grip position where the fingers can grip a workpiece in any orientation of the workpiece. The calculator then determines an initial position where the...
8452448 Robotics systems  
A method of controlling a robot includes running multiple applications on a processor, where each application has a robot controller and an action selection engine. Each application is in...
8452443 Method for controlling a plurality of axes in an industrial robot system and an industrial robot system  
An industrial robot system including a workcell including a load area and a process area. A detector detects when a human enters the load area. A manipulator is located in the workcell. At least...
8442677 Verification system for robot pose  
An apparatus and method for assuring effective backup for sensor failure in robots, by utilizing a single extra sensor attached between the end actuator and the base. The single extra sensor...
8442686 Articulated arm robot, control method and control program  
An articulated arm robot includes a support part capable of extending and contracting upward and downward, a first arm part with one end joined to the support part through a first joint to be...
8428779 Robot controlling device  
A robot controlling device includes: a position error calculator calculating a position error between an endpoint position of a robot and a position commanded value for the endpoint position; an...
8428778 Navigational control system for a robotic device  
An autonomous cleaning apparatus includes a chassis, a drive system disposed on the chassis and operable to enable movement of the cleaning apparatus, and a controller in communication with the...
8423186 Ratcheting for master alignment of a teleoperated minimally-invasive surgical instrument  
A minimally-invasive surgical system includes a slave surgical instrument having a slave surgical instrument tip and a master grip. The slave surgical instrument tip has an alignment in a common...
8423187 Autonomous robots with planning in unpredictable, dynamic and complex environments  
A controller for the motion control of a robot, comprises: a target input interface for supplying the controller with information about a target to be reached,a predicting module predicting at...
8423188 Control apparatus and control method for robot arm, robot, control program for robot arm, and integrated electronic circuit  
After switching a control method for a robot arm based upon characteristic information containing pieces of information relating to a grabbed position of the robot arm by a person and a...
8423182 Adaptable integrated energy control system for electrosurgical tools in robotic surgical systems  
A method for a minimally invasive surgical system is disclosed including reading first tool information from a storage device in a first robotic surgical tool mounted to a first robotic arm to at...
8412376 Tension distribution in a tendon-driven robotic finger  
A method is provided for distributing tension among tendons of a tendon-driven finger in a robotic system, wherein the finger characterized by n degrees of freedom and n+1 tendons. The method...
8412371 Laser welding system, laser welding method, and emitting device  
A laser welding system includes a robot control unit that acquires movement amount measurement values from encoders provided on axes of the robot and calculates the current position of a laser...
8406921 Method and device for controlling a manipulator  
A method according to the invention for operating a manipulator, in particular a robot (1), includes the following steps: determining (S10) parameters (c′, c″) of an exactly positioned manipulator...
8406922 System and method for setting the tool center point of a robotic tool  
A system for calibrating a robotic tool includes a housing including an aperture for receiving the robotic tool, an image generating device disposed in the housing and positioned to generate an...
8396593 Gait generating device of legged mobile robot  
A gait generating device of a legged mobile robot uses virtual surfaces to approximate a plurality of surfaces to be contacted in an operating environment of a robot, and determines the...
8396597 Distributed robotic guidance  
The different illustrative embodiments provide an apparatus that includes a computer system, a number of structured light generators, and a number of mobile robotic devices. The computer system is...
8396598 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...
8392021 Autonomous surface cleaning robot for wet cleaning  
An autonomous floor cleaning robot includes a transport drive and control system arranged for autonomous movement of the robot over a floor for performing cleaning operations. The robot chassis...
8386079 Systems and methods for determining semantic information associated with objects  
Methods and systems for determining semantic information associated with objects are provided. An example method includes receiving information associated with an object and information associated...
8386080 Robotic apparatus implementing collision avoidance scheme and associated methods  
A robotic system implements a collision avoidance scheme and includes a first robotic manipulator and a first controller configured to control the first robotic manipulator for movement along a...
8386081 Navigational control system for a robotic device  
An autonomous cleaning apparatus includes a chassis, a drive system disposed on the chassis and operable to enable movement of the cleaning apparatus, and a controller in communication with the...
8384250 Computer-controlled connector-panel system  
A system and method for ensuring that a large number of connectors, such as fiber-optic cable-connectors, which are plugged-into connector-receptacles arrayed across a connector-panel, are not...
8380350 Autonomous coverage robot navigation system  
An autonomous mobile robot system for bounded areas including a navigation beacon and an autonomous coverage robot. The navigation beacon has a gateway beacon emitter arranged to transmit a...
8380349 Methods and systems for providing instructions to a robotic device  
Embodiments disclose methods and systems for providing instructions to a robot device. The method may be executable to receive information from a robotic device and determine data responsive to...