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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...
9043026 Method and device for actuating a key of a keyboard with a tracer finger of a robot  
There is provided a method for actuating a first key of a keyboard with a tracer finger of a robot. An exemplary method comprises acquiring parameters of the keyboard and determining a position of...
9032603 Automated assembly apparatus and method of assembling components by using automated assembly apparatus  
While a second component is brought into contact with a first component, the first component and the second component are rotated with respect to each other around a specific rotation axis, and...
9031699 Kinematic predictor for articulated mechanisms  
A predictor usable for rapid and accurate calculation of joint commands of an articulated mechanism describes relationship between the joints in the form of a differential equation. The predictor...
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...
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...
9014857 Methods and computer-program products for generating grasp patterns for use by a robot  
Methods and computer program products for generating robot grasp patterns are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for generating robot grasp patterns includes generating a plurality of approach...
9014850 Methods and computer-program products for evaluating grasp patterns, and robots incorporating the same  
Methods and computer-program products for evaluating grasp patterns for use by a robot are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of evaluating grasp patterns includes selecting an individual...
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...
9002519 Robot control method, robot control device, and robot control system  
A CPU of a robot control device calculates load torque based on the inertia force, centrifugal force or Coriolis force, gravity force, friction torque, and actuator inertia torque applied to a...
8996166 Touch screen testing platform  
A touch screen testing platform may be used to perform repeatable testing of a touch screen enabled device using a robotic device tester and a controller. Prior to running a test, the controller...
8965582 Inverse kinematics  
A real-time method for controlling a system, the system including a plurality of controlling means each having at least one variable parameter (q) and a controlled element having a trajectory...
8942846 System and method for controlling a teleoperated robotic agile lift system  
A method for controlling a tele-operated robot agile lift system is disclosed. The method comprises manipulating a human-machine interface of a master robot located on a mobile platform. The human...
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...
8924013 Method and system for path planning and controlling  
A path planning system for bringing state of an object into a target state includes a search tree production unit for producing in advance, in a state space with said target state defined as a...
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...
8892260 Mobile robot for telecommunication  
A system including a mobile telepresence robot, a telepresence computing device in wireless communication with the robot, and a host computing device in wireless communication with the robot and...
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...
8886358 Robot controller and robot system  
A robot controller includes an input unit that receives operation instruction information, a database that stores grasp pattern information, and a processing unit that performs control processing...
8880220 Methods for using robotics in mining and post-mining processing  
The present invention is directed to the use and application of robotics in mining and post-mining applications, including smelting and processes associated with electrodeposition,...
8855821 Robot and control method thereof  
A bipedal robot having a pair of legs with 6 degrees of freedom and a control method thereof which calculate a capture point by combining the position and velocity of the center of gravity (COG)...
8849457 Contact displacement actuator system  
A robot displacement device for use with a robotic frame shaped to approximate and be coupleable to at least a portion of the human body and configured to mimic movement of the human body. The...
8843237 Method and device for controlling a manipulator  
A method according to the invention for controlling a manipulator, in particular a robot, includes the following steps: determining (S10, S20) a target path (q(s)) of the manipulator,...
8831777 Robot program changing device  
A program changing device includes a sequence interchanging unit for interchanging plural teaching points in a teaching sequence such that total movement time of a robot becomes smaller than that...
8831779 Medical robot and method for meeting the performance requirements of a medical robot  
The invention relates to a medical robot (R) and a method for meeting the performance requirements of a medical robot (R). The robot (R) comprises several axes (1-6) and a controller (17). A...
8818560 Master-slave manipulator  
A master-slave manipulator includes a remote manipulation device, a slave manipulator, and a control unit. The remote manipulation device as a master gives an operating command corresponding to a...
8812161 Robot apparatus  
There is provided a robot apparatus that can rapidly obtain an ellipse indicating a stiffness characteristic, even if lengths of two links are different from each other.
8805581 Procedural memory learning and robot control  
Methods and apparatus for procedural memory learning to control a robot by demonstrating a task action to the robot and having the robot learn the action according to a similarity matrix of...
8786429 Hygiene monitoring and management system and method  
A Real Time Locating System (RTLS) hygiene management and monitoring system for individuals and companies to manage and monitor the hygiene of their surroundings. In some embodiments of the...
8781618 Interactive clamp force control system for load handling clamps  
Improvements are disclosed for a load-clamping system with variable clamping force control by which a wide variety of dissimilar loads of different types, geometric configurations and/or other...
8774968 Trajectory planning method, trajectory planning system and robot  
A trajectory planning system obtains a trajectory for controlling a state of an object toward a goal state. The system includes a search tree generating section which registers a state of the...
8768516 Control of medical robotic system manipulator about kinematic singularities  
A medical robotic system includes an entry guide with articulatable instruments extending out of its distal end, an entry guide manipulator providing controllable four degrees-of-freedom movement...
8725294 Controlling the interactive behavior of a robot  
A method for controlling behavior of an intelligent mechanical system having more than one degree of freedom. The method includes (a) providing a target to a selector unit that requires operation...
8718823 Theremin-player robot  
A thereminist robot has a characteristic model of theremin and is capable of performing in response to an environment of theremin performance by calibrating the characteristic model before the...
8706299 Method and system for controlling a dexterous robot execution sequence using state classification  
A robotic system includes a dexterous robot and a controller. The robot includes a plurality of robotic joints, actuators for moving the joints, and sensors for measuring a characteristic of the...
8682486 Medical tele-robotic system with a master remote station with an arbitrator  
A robotic system that includes a mobile robot linked to a plurality of remote stations. One of the remote stations includes an arbitrator that controls access to the robot. Each remote station may...
8676382 Applying workspace limitations in a velocity-controlled robotic mechanism  
A robotic system includes a robotic mechanism responsive to velocity control signals, and a permissible workspace defined by a convex-polygon boundary. A host machine determines a position of a...
8670869 Robot controller  
An element 22 which determines a manipulation amount for controlling a motion state of each joint 4 of a robot 1 calculates a pseudo inverse matrix A* used for calculating the manipulation amount,...
8666551 Semiconductor-processing apparatus equipped with robot diagnostic module  
A semiconductor wafer manufacturing apparatus is equipped with a diagnostic module for diagnosing integrity of a transfer robot. The diagnostic module is attached to one side of a semiconductor...
8666548 Path planning apparatus of robot and method thereof  
Disclosed are a path planning apparatus of a robot, which generates a path plan to control movements of the robot, and a method thereof. An improved RRT algorithm is employed, when a tree is...
8660736 Autonomous mobile device and method for navigating the same to a base station  
A method of navigating an autonomous mobile device to a base station is provided. In the method, when a detector detects a navigating signal sent out by the base station, the mobile device rotates...
8660695 Robotic hand  
Aspects of the subject technology relate to a robotic finger digit including a distal finger joint coupled between a distal finger part and a middle finger part, a middle finger joint coupled...
8660699 Behavior control system and robot  
A behavior control system capable of controlling the behavior of an agent (robot) such that the agent securely applies a force to a moving object. The behavior control system calculates the degree...
8630734 Method and automated manipulator for moving a person with the manipulator  
A method to move a person with an automated manipulator, in particular a robot, includes moving a rider receptacle for a person with the manipulator, and determining an acceleration variable of...
8620474 Control device and method for a manipulator  
In a method for controlling a manipulator, in particular a robot, a reference path is stored and reference increments are automatically determined while following the path the reference increments...
8588974 Work apparatus and calibration method for the same  
A work apparatus sets a virtual target point on an image plane in an imaging apparatus, and obtains a plurality of coordinate values of a moving unit at which a work reference point of a work unit...
8588981 System of manipulators and method for controlling such a system  
A system of manipulators including several manipulators, namely robots and/or external axes, such as workstations or transport tracks, whereby each manipulator is controlled by a control system...
8583284 Decision making mechanism, method, module, and robot configured to decide on at least one prospective action of the robot  
A decision mechanism is configured to decide on at least one prospective action of a robot from set of actions by: computing a prior probabilistic representation of a prior environment state;...
8571713 Robot and method thereof  
Disclosed herein are a robot generating a message using a robot hand, and a control method thereof. When a user types characters using a robot hand, a hand body part and a finger part of the robot...
8565918 Torque control of underactuated tendon-driven robotic fingers  
A robotic system includes a robot having a total number of degrees of freedom (DOF) equal to at least n, an underactuated tendon-driven finger driven by n tendons and n DOF, the finger having at...

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