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9043024 Vision correction method for tool center point of a robot manipulator  
A vision correction method for establishing the position of a tool center point (TCP) for a robot manipulator includes the steps of: defining a preset position of the TCP; defining a preset...
9037296 Robot cleaner, and system and method for remotely controlling the same  
Disclosed are a robot cleaner, and a system and method for remotely controlling the robot cleaner. Since the robot cleaner is accessed to a terminal through a network, the robot cleaner can be...
9031696 Robot system and processed object manufacturing method  
In this robot system, a control portion is configured to control a robot to grasp an object to be grasped by a grasping portion, and control a first imaging portion to examine the object to be...
9031698 Serpentine robotic crawler  
A robotic crawler having a non-dedicated smart control system is disclosed. Such a crawler can include a first drive subsystem, a second drive subsystem, a multi-degree of freedom linkage...
9031697 Auto-reach method for a remote vehicle  
The present teachings provide a method of controlling a remote vehicle having an end effector and an image sensing device. The method includes obtaining an image of an object with the image...
9026249 Robot calibration method  
A robot calibration method which aligns the coordinate system of a gantry module with the coordinate system of a camera system is disclosed. The method includes using an alignment tool, which...
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...
9020641 Obstacle sensing module and cleaning robot including the same  
Disclosed herein are an obstacle sensing module and a cleaning robot including the same. The cleaning robot includes a body, a driver to drive the body, an obstacle sensing module to sense an...
9020643 Robot apparatus, control method thereof, and computer program  
A robot apparatus includes a reception arm determination unit that determines from a left arm or a right arm of a user a reception arm which is used in handing of an object; a hand location...
9014855 Control method for cleaning robots  
An embodiment of the invention provides a control method for a cleaning robot with a quasi-omnidirectional detector and a directional light detector. The method includes: rotating the...
9008826 Method and apparatus for operating a feeding device  
A method and apparatus for locating an individual's mouth and using a feeding device to transfer food to the individual. For example, the apparatus includes a facial recognition sensor that...
9008841 Robotic picking of parts from a parts holding bin  
A robot system (10) for picking parts (41) from a bin (40) uses the image from one or more cameras (38) to determine if the robot gripper (24) has picked one part or more than one part and uses...
9002520 User interface device of remote control system for robot device and method using the same  
A user interface device of a remote control system for a robot and a method using the same are provided. The user interface device includes: a radio frequency (RF) unit for receiving, from a...
9002514 Wafer position correction with a dual, side-by-side wafer transfer robot  
Methods and systems for positioning wafers using a dual side-by-side end effector robot are provided. The methods involve performing place moves using dual side-by-side end effector robots with...
8996175 Training and operating industrial robots  
Robots may manipulate objects based on sensor input about the objects and/or the environment in conjunction with data structures representing primitive tasks and, in some embodiments, objects...
8996174 User interfaces for robot training  
In accordance with various embodiments, a user interface embedded into a robot facilitates robot training via direct and intuitive physical interactions.
8996165 Telepresence robot with a camera boom  
A remote controlled robot with a head that supports a monitor and is coupled to a mobile platform. The mobile robot also includes an auxiliary camera coupled to the mobile platform by a boom. The...
8994776 Customizable robotic system  
A telepresence robot uses a series of connectible modules and preferably includes a head module adapted to receive and cooperate with a third party telecommunication device that includes a display...
8996176 Robot apparatus, method for controlling the same, and computer program  
A robot apparatus includes an output unit that displays an image including an object on a screen, an input unit that receives an operation performed by a user for specifying information relating...
8983650 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Work hanging apparatus and work hanging method for hanging work on hanger through movement of work under correction
 
A work hanging apparatus includes a hanger line continuously conveying hangers each having a hook, a robot that has a hand with which a work having a hole is held and transfers the held work to a...
8972061 Autonomous coverage robot  
A mobile floor cleaning robot includes a robot body supported by a drive system configured to maneuver the robot over a floor surface. The robot also includes a cleaning system supported by the...
8972060 Control method for cleaning robots  
An embodiment of the invention provides a control method of a cleaning robot with a non-omnidirectional light detector. The method includes the steps of: detecting a light beam via the...
8965581 Robot apparatus, assembling method, and recording medium  
A robot apparatus includes a gripping unit configured to grip a first component, a force sensor configured to detect, as detection values, a force and a moment acting on the gripping unit, a...
8965580 Training and operating industrial robots  
Robots may manipulate objects based on sensor input about the objects and/or the environment in conjunction with data structures representing primitive tasks and, in some embodiments, objects...
8965620 Systems and methods for controlling movement of unmanned vehicles  
Control units (10) for use with unmanned vehicles (12) include an input device (50) that moves in response to a user input, sensors (70) coupled to the input device (50), and a controller (16)....
8965579 Interfacing with a mobile telepresence robot  
A telepresence robot may include a drive system, a control system, an imaging system, and a mapping module. The mapping module may access a plan view map of an area and tags associated with the...
8965583 Robot, medical work station, and method for projecting an image onto the surface of an object  
The invention relates to a robot (R), a medical work station, and a method for projecting an image (20) onto the surface of an object (P). The robot (R) comprises a robot arm (A) and a device (18)...
8958913 Electronic docking system and method for robotic positioning system  
An apparatus includes a robotic positioning device and a locating mat. The locating mat includes a location pattern and can be disposed on a floor at a desired position relative to a movable...
8958910 Elevator system that autonomous mobile robot takes together with person  
An elevator system which an autonomous mobile robot and human user can utilize safely and efficiently. The system has an available area detection unit to detect an available area in a cage, and a...
8958912 Training and operating industrial robots  
Robots may manipulate objects based on sensor input about the objects and/or the environment in conjunction with data structures representing primitive tasks and, in some embodiments, objects...
8954191 Mobile robot and controlling method of the same  
Disclosed is a mobile robot and a controlling method of the same. An entire movement region is divided into a plurality of regions, and a partial map is gradually made by using feature points of a...
8954194 Remote vehicle control system and method  
A system increases an operator's situational awareness while the operator controls a remote vehicle. The system comprises an operator control unit having a point-and-click interface configured to...
8948917 Systems and methods for robotic welding of drill bits  
A system and method for the welding of drill bits using an automated robot or robots.
8942851 Talon robot integrated accessory device  
A device which permits two additional tools to be attached to the robot arm of a TalonĀ® robot with remote operation of these same tools, from the existing operator control unit. The invention...
8938319 Robot slip detection apparatus and method  
A technique of detecting a slip of a robot using a particle filter and feature information of a ceiling image is disclosed. A first position of the robot is computed using a plurality of...
8938315 Assembly task verification method  
A method for verifying completion of a task is provided. In various embodiments, the method includes obtaining location coordinates of at least one location sensor within a work cell. The at least...
8935005 Operating a mobile robot  
A method of operating a mobile robot to traverse a threshold includes detecting a threshold proximate the robot. The robot includes a holonomic drive system having first, second, and third drive...
8930025 Work robot  
A work robot for executing a work for operating an object includes a robot body for capturing an image including the object. During a teach mode, the captured image is correlated with an operation...
8927917 Method and system for optoelectronic detection and location of objects  
Disclosed are methods and systems for optoelectronic detection and location of moving objects. The disclosed methods and systems capture one-dimensional images of a field of view through which...
8930019 Mobile human interface robot  
A mobile human interface robot that includes a drive system, a controller in communication with the dive system, and an electronic display supported above the drive system and in communication...
8924019 Cleaning robot, dirt recognition device thereof and cleaning method of robot  
A cleaning robot a dirt recognition device thereof and a cleaning method of the robot are disclosed. The recognition device includes an image collecting module and an image processing module. The...
8924002 Adaptive registration during precision graphics cutting from multiple sheets  
A method and programmed apparatus for cutting graphics from substantially-identical sheets with graphics and registration marks printed thereon using a plotter and controlled cutter and sensor...
8924021 Control of robots from human motion descriptors  
A control system and method generate torque comments for motion of a target system in response to observations of a source system. Constraints and balance control may be provided for more accurate...
8924020 Apparatus for controlling robot and control method thereof  
An apparatus for controlling a robot capable of controlling the motion of the arm of the robot, and a control method thereof, the apparatus including an image obtaining unit configured to obtain a...
8924018 Bridge inspection robot capable of climbing obstacle  
Provided is a bridge inspection robot that avoids obstacles is provided. An ascending/descending portion corresponds to a gap distance between a first and second girder flange provided at the...
8918213 Mobile human interface robot  
A mobile human interface robot that includes a base defining a vertical center axis and a forward drive direction and a holonomic drive system supported by the base. The drive system has first,...
8918209 Mobile human interface robot  
A mobile robot that includes a drive system, a controller in communication with the drive system, and a volumetric point cloud imaging device supported above the drive system at a height of...
8918230 Teleoperation of unmanned ground vehicle  
Described are systems and methods, including computer program products for controlling an unmanned vehicle. A user controls one or more unmanned vehicles with a smart phone. The smart phone...
8914773 Logic table  
The disclosed logic tables include a truth table, an answer table and a state table. The logic tables enable integration of conditional logic, complex situational judging, and state handling using...
8909375 Nodding mechanism for a single-scan sensor  
A single-scanning system for a robot can include a base and a nodding mechanism that pivotably attached to the base. A single-scan sensor such as a lidar or laser sensor can be fixed to the...