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US20140067121 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SAFE ROBOT OPERATION  
In various embodiments, safe collaboration between a robot and humans is achieved by operating the robot continuously at or below a first threshold speed at which any collisions with a person's...
US20120277910 BIPED WALKING ROBOT  
Provided is a method for determining a grounding timing of a biped walking robot. Firstly, a ZMP equation which represents a trajectory of a center of gravity including a first single-leg grounded...
US20110035051 Path planning apparatus and method for robot  
Disclosed herein are a path planning apparatus and a method for a robot to plan an optimal path along which a manipulator of a robot moves to a goal point from a start point. An obstacle within a...
US20130245823 ROBOT SYSTEM, ROBOT HAND, AND ROBOT SYSTEM OPERATING METHOD  
A robot system includes a robot arm, a robot hand provided to the robot arm, and a plurality of finger members for holding a target object, installed to the robot hand. The robot hand includes a...
US20140163733 SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A ROBOT'S COLLISION WITH AN OBSTACLE, A ROBOT EQUIPPED WITH SUCH A SYSTEM AND A METHOD OF CONTROLLING A ROBOT'S COLLISION WITH AN OBSTACLE  
The invention is related to a system for controlling a robot collision with an obstacle, characterized by having an electronics system (1), and at least one accelerometer (3), that is fixed to a...
US20110213497 ROBOT ARM AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING ROBOT ARM TO AVOID COLLISIONS  
A method of automatically controlling an extendable robot arm to avoid collisions while returning to a first position from a second position includes periodically storing locations of the robot...
US20120072022 ROBOT AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A robot and a control method thereof. The robot has plural robot arms, each having at least one joint unit and a hand, and the control method includes calculating in advance and storing a...
US20140135984 ROBOT SYSTEM  
A robot system includes a robot, a storage, an authenticator, a determinator, and an instructor. The robot shares a workspace with a worker. The storage stores authentication information of the...
US20120022689 System and Method for Robot Safety and Collision Avoidance  
A system and method for developing an intrusion detection zone substantially surrounding mobile components of a robot, training a model of the robot to accept selected intrusions into the...
US20140316570 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMMUNICATING ROBOT INTENTIONS TO HUMAN BEINGS  
In one embodiment, communicating robot intentions to human beings involves determining movements that a robot will make to complete a task, visually communicating a long-term intention of the...
US20120136480 Method to control medical equipment  
A method to control medical equipment that moves along at least one axis or performs joint movement is provided. While the medical equipment is passively moved as operated by the operator, the...
US20110172819 MANIPULATOR AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A manipulator, and a control method thereof, calculates a degree of freedom (DOF) used to prevent collision with an obstacle in consideration of an order of priority of DOFs for an operation and...
US20140229006 Method And Control Means For Controlling A Robot  
According to a method according to the invention for controlling a robot (1), in particular a human-collaborating robot, a robot- or task-specific redundancy of the robot is resolved, wherein, in...
US20120143372 ROBOT AND METHOD FOR PLANNING PATH OF THE SAME  
A robot and a method for planning a path of the robot. The method includes storing coordinates of a base cell in a queue structure, setting a plurality of cells adjacent to the base cell as scan...
US20120245735 DAMAGE REDUCTION CONTROL FOR HUMANOID ROBOT FALL  
A humanoid robot fall controller controls motion of a robot to minimize damage when it determines that a fall is unavoidable. The robot controller detects a state of the robot during the fall and...
US20140142757 COMPANION ROBOT FOR PERSONAL INTERACTION  
A mobile robot guest for interacting with a human resident performs a room-traversing search procedure prior to interacting with the resident, and may verbally query whether the resident being...
US20120078419 ROBOT AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A robot and a control method thereof. The robot has plural robot arms, each having at least one joint unit and a hand, and the control method includes dividing an object into target and feasible...
US20110196533 Method For Collision-Free Path Planning Of An Industrial Robot  
The invention relates to a method for collision-free path planning for an industrial robot (1) which has a control device (9) and a robot arm (2) that is movable with the aid of the control device...
US20140276952 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR POSITIONING A MANIPULATOR ARM BY CLUTCHING WITHIN A NULL-PERPENDICULAR SPACE CONCURRENT WITH NULL-SPACE MOVEMENT  
Devices, systems, and methods for positioning an end effector or remote center of a manipulator arm by floating a first set of joints within a null-perpendicular joint velocity sub-space and...
US20140277725 ROBOT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ROBOT SYSTEM  
A robot system of the present disclosure includes a robot and a controller configured to control motion of the robot, and the controller includes: a motion mode storage unit storing a plurality of...
US20120059515 WORKSPACE SAFE OPERATION OF A FORCE- OR IMPEDANCE-CONTROLLED ROBOT  
A method of controlling a robotic manipulator of a force- or impedance-controlled robot within an unstructured workspace includes imposing a saturation limit on a static force applied by the...
US20110098857 CONTROL DEVICE FOR LEGGED MOBILE BODY  
A desired motion determiner of a control unit of a legged mobile robot determines a leg motion parameter specifying the motion trajectory of a distal end of a leg of the robot on the basis of the...
US20150134113 METHOD FOR OPERATING A ROBOT  
The invention relates to a method for operating a robot, including detecting the spatial position and/or location of at least one delimiting structure which causes a kinematic delimitation of the...
US20110060462 Method And Device For Stopping A Manipulator  
A method according to the invention for stopping a manipulator (1) includes these steps: advance simulation of stopping distances for different states (q, dq/dt, L) and/or braking force profiles...
US20120165982 APPARATUS FOR PLANNING PATH OF ROBOT AND METHOD THEREOF  
A method for planning the robot path includes forming a shape space that includes a start point, a goal point, and obstacle information so as to generate a moving path of the robot, generating one...
US20140277726 ROBOT SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE ROBOT SYSTEM  
A robot system is provided, which includes a robot having an operable operation arm, an attachment detector for detecting one or more attachments, each attached to a wearing article equipped by a...
US20110020779 SKILL EVALUATION USING SPHERICAL MOTION MECHANISM  
Software tools, methods and apparatus for objectively assessing surgical and medical procedural skills are described. Data corresponding to performance of a manipulative task by a subject is...
US20120158178 ROBOT AND METHOD FOR CREATING PATH OF THE ROBOT  
A robot and a method for creating a robot path. The method for planning the robot path includes generating a depth map including a plurality of cells by measuring a distance to an object, dividing...
US20110224826 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...
US20130151008 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...
US20110066282 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...
US20110035053 Path planning apparatus and method of Robot  
Disclosed herein is a path planning apparatus and method of a robot, in which a path, along which the robot accesses an object to grasp the object, is planned. The path planning method includes...
US20140074289 METHOD OF CONTROLLING A REDUNDANT ROBOT  
A method for controlling a redundant robot arm includes the steps of selecting an application for performing a robotic process on a workpiece with the arm and defining at least one constraint on...
US20150251315 Process for Finding A Path in an Automated Handling System, and Handling System with Corresponding Control Module for Finding A Path  
An Automated handling system has a working area, at least one object in the working area, at least a first numerically controlled arm and at least a second numerically controlled arm. The arms are...
US20140088763 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETERMINING EFFICIENT ROBOT-BASE POSITION  
Various disclosed embodiments include systems and methods for determining an efficient robot-base position. The method includes receiving available robot-base positions and determining valid...
US20120226381 AUTONOMOUS ROBOT  
A method for communication between a charging station and a robot, via a pair of power lines coupled between a power supply in the charging station and a battery in the robot. In operation, the...
US20110054688 X-Ray Device And Medical Workplace  
The invention relates to an X-ray device (2) for a medical workplace (1, 21). The X-ray device (2) comprises a robot (R) with a plurality of axes (9), a control device (10) for controlling the...
US20090069938 AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE AND PLANAR OBSTACLE RECOGNITION METHOD  
In an autonomous vehicle, position of a planar obstacle such as a wall or a fence having apertures is determined. A horizontal plane is scanned with a laser range tinder so as to acquire...
US20140156068 MULTI-ARM ROBOTIC PAINTING PROCESS SYNCHRONIZATION  
Painting robots processing a part moving on a conveyor are synchronized by creating for each of the robots a master sequence of computer program instructions for a collision-free movement of...
US20150081096 ROBOT AND ROBOT SYSTEM  
A robot is provided with a base to be fixed to an installation surface, and an arm unit having a plurality of arm bodies sequentially and revolvably coupled with each other with one end coupled to...
US20150012133 WORKING ROBOT AND ROBOT SYSTEM  
The working robot includes a plurality of link members coupled rotatably around shafts, a motor driving the link members, and a controller switching a state of use of winding wires of the motor...
US20110231016 TEMPORAL TRACKING ROBOT CONTROL SYSTEM  
A temporal controller for mobile robot path planning includes a sensor module for receiving data corresponding to spatial locations of at least one object, and a temporal control module...
US20130345869 USER INTERFACES FOR ROBOT TRAINING  
In accordance with various embodiments, a user-guidable robot appendage provides haptic feedback to the user.
US20110010010 ROBOT SAFETY DEVICE AND ROBOT  
A robot safety device, which is provided between a drive shaft of a robot and an actuator for driving the drive shaft and prevents unexpected action to a user positioned around the robot, and in...
US20150209961 ROBOT, DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ROBOT, AND COMPUTER-READABLE NON-TRANSITORY RECORDING MEDIUM  
A robot determines whether or not an operator or an object is jammed between a robot arm and an external structure, classifies an area in which an end portion of the robot arm moves into a...
US20090118863 REAL-TIME SELF COLLISION AND OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE USING WEIGHTING MATRIX  
A system, method, and computer program product for avoiding collision of a body segment with other structures in an articulated system are described. According to one aspect, a collision function...
US20120165981 CHORD-PLAYING ROBOT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME  
A chord-playing robot system is disclosed. The robot system includes a computer including an anti-collision program, two linear motors, two moving devices, and two finger-like devices. The...
US20110307097 PROTECTIVE SKIN FOR ROBOTS  
Detector device arranged to cover at least one portion of a mobile appliance; the device has an electromechanical transducer including a substrate, a first series of electrodes, a second series of...
US20100161126 Humanoid Fall Direction Change Among Multiple Objects  
A system and method is disclosed for controlling a robot having at least two legs, the robot falling down from an upright posture and the robot located near a plurality of surrounding objects. A...
US20130178980 ANTI-COLLISION SYSTEM FOR MOVING AN OBJECT AROUND A CONGESTED ENVIRONMENT  
An anti-collision system is provided for moving an object around an environment, the system including a processing unit connected to sensors capable of obtaining the position of the object in the...
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