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Record 13 of 2607
Digital Control For Remote Manipulators
Author and Affiliation:
Bejczy, Antal K.(Caltech)
Dotson, Ronald S.(Caltech)
Abstract: Multiple microprocessors enable large separations between controllers and manipulators. Controller for remote manipulator requires no direct mechanical connection between slave arm and master arm moved by human operator. Employs two-way digital data transmission rather than mechanical linkage between master and slave. Manipulator a considerable distance from operator. Software for controller distributed between master and slave locations. Organized into modules. Hardware and software for system demonstrated in laboratory model.
Publication Date: Nov 01, 1987
Document ID:
19870000521
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 87B10521
Subject Category: ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
Report/Patent Number: NPO-16879
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs; p. P. 45; (ISSN 0145-319X); 11; 10
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: MANIPULATORS; REMOTE HANDLING; ROBOTICS
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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