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Record 45 of 3718
Anthropomorphic Remote Manipulator
Author and Affiliation:
Jau, Bruno M.(Caltech)
Abstract: Two-armed telerobot undergoing development manipulates objects with dexterity approaching that of human. Designed to be remotely operated by human. Operator wears harness with exoskeletonlike sleeves and gloves; remote manipulator follows operator's arm, hand, and finger movements and feeds back position and force information so operator has sense of manipulating object held by telerobot. Developed for use in outer space. Suited for such terrestrial uses as handling materials and maintaining equipment in hazardous environments where mechanical dexterity and nearly instantaneous feedback of sensory information needed.
Publication Date: Apr 01, 1991
Document ID:
19910000179
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 91B10179
Subject Category: MACHINERY
Report/Patent Number: NPO-17975
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 15; 4; P. 92
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: FEEDBACK CONTROL; REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM; ROBOTS
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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