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WO/2014/146119A1
Devices, systems, and methods for providing increased range of movement of the end effector of a manipulator arm having a plurality of joints with redundant degrees of freedom. Methods include defining a position-based constraint within ...  
WO/2014/146095A1
Devices, systems, and methods for providing commanded movement of an end effector of a manipulator concurrent with a desired movement of one or more joints of the manipulator according to one or more consolidated null-space objectives. T...  
WO/2014/146120A1
Devices, systems, and methods for providing commanded movement of an end effector of a manipulator while providing a desired movement of one or more joints of the manipulator. Methods include calculating weighted joint velocities using a...  
WO/2014/146107A1
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 providing a desired state or movement of a pro...  
WO/2014/131109A1
A manipulator arm module includes a hollow spool with corresponding top and bottom spool ends. An upper envelope member has a bottom ring rotatably attached to the top spool end, a top ring oriented at an angle to the bottom ring, and st...  
WO/2014/133180A1
Provided is a manipulator (1) including an elongated main portion (3), a distal end portion (4), and a bendable portion 5) provided between the main portion (3) and the distal end portion (4); a plurality of linear members (6) that exten...  
WO/2014/125072A1
The invention relates to a telescopic system for the transmission of rotary movements, comprising at least two concentric shafts and two bushes, each bush being slidingly mounted on a respective shaft, a first bush being fixed to the out...  
WO/2014/115428A1
A telescopic arm (30) has a structure wherein formed is a cross unit (31) in which two rigid members (31a, 31b) are rotatably connected at a center connection point (c) and mutually cross in an X-shape, and a plurality of the cross units...  
WO/2014/108545A1
Apparatus (10) for generating motion around a remote center of motion (RCM), comprising a distal link (L12, LR) arranged to revolve about the remote center of motion and to translate through the remote center of motion, a proximal link (...  
WO/2014/106447A1
A bendable, telescopic, and flexible continuous mechanical structure (100) comprises: a distal-end structure body (1), a proximal-end structure body (3), and a middle connecting body (2). The distal-end structure body (1) comprises a dis...  
WO/2014/094716A1
The invention describes a retaining and positioning device of a surgical instrument and/or of an endoscope for minimally invasive surgery, more particularly for use within a surgical robot system, comprising a first axis of rotation (3),...  
WO/2014/098246A1
A position detection sensor includes: a linear member; a conductive portion and an insulating portion provided in an outer periphery of the linear member and arranged side by side in a direction of an axis of the linear member; a support...  
WO/2014/089887A1
Disclosed is a mechanical arm, comprising at least one servo motor (10), an enclosed air bag (30) and at least one rope (40), wherein the air bag (30) comprises at least one joint; one end of each rope (40) is connected to one end (401) ...  
WO/2014/086086A1
Disclosed is an inspection robot platform of 500KV split conductors, comprising six drive arms with the same structures, a yoke plate frame, and a battery control box, wherein each drive arm comprises a drive wheel mechanism with the sam...  
WO/2014/085479A1
Embodiments include multi-arm robots for substrate transport systems that include a boom, first and second forearms rotationally coupled to the boom, the second forearm being shorter than the first forearm, a first wrist member rotationa...  
WO/2014/076079A1
The present invention concerns a hexapod system (1) comprising first (2) and second (3) supports and six linear actuators (10a, 10b, 10c, 10d, 10e, 10f), each linear actuator having two ends articulated respectively at the first (2) and ...  
WO/2014/076080A1
The present invention concerns an articulated arm (100) comprising at least three articulations mounted in series to authorise movements along at least two axes of rotation per articulation, characterised in that each articulation (1) co...  
WO/2014/069003A1
The objective of the present invention is to improve durability and operability of a forceps manipulator as well as to facilitate roll movement of the forceps manipulator. A flexible shaft (34) which transmits drive force from a vane mot...  
WO/2014/015146A3
Apparatus, systems, and methods for providing modular soft robots are disclosed. In particular, the disclosed modular soft robot can include a flexible actuator having a plurality of molded flexible units. Each molded flexible unit can i...  
WO/2014/046618A1
A master - slave robotic endoscopy system includes a flexible primary endoscope probe having at least one tool channel for carrying a tendon-sheath driven robot arm and corresponding end effector, and a secondary endoscope probe channel ...  
WO/2014/033603A1
The actuator (10) comprises: a movable output member (18) mobile, motor means (12, 14) arranged to control the movement of the output member (18), first variable-stiffness elastic means (20) interposed between the motor means (12, 14) an...  
WO/2014/030363A1
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a novel external force estimation device and forceps system. This external force estimation device has a detection unit for detecting the amount of change in length of an elastic member ...  
WO/2014/028557A1
Methods, apparatus, and systems for controlling the movement of a mechanical body. In accordance with a method, desired movement information is received that identifies a desired motion of a mechanical body, the mechanical body having a ...  
WO/2014/028699A1
Robotic and/or surgical devices, systems, and methods include kinematic linkage structures and associated control systems configured to facilitate preparation of the system for use. One or more kinematic linkage sub-systems may include j...  
WO/2014/028703A1
Devices, systems, and methods for cancelling movement one or more joints of a tele-surgical manipulator to effect manipulation movement of an end effector. Methods include calculating movement of joints within a null-perpendicular space ...  
WO/2014/016111A1
In a device (1) for rotating at least one laser processing head (2) about at least one axis, with two tubes (3, 4) which lie coaxially one in the other and are mounted rotatably about a common tube axis (5) forming the C axis, and with t...  
WO/2014/010764A1
An embodiment of the present invention provides a joint mechanism having 5 degrees of freedom including: a base; a first arm arranged in the upper side of the base so as to be pivoted in leftward and rightward direction about a vertical ...  
WO/2014/008009A1
Boom drive apparatus for substrate transport systems and methods are described. The boom drive apparatus is adapted to drive one or more multi-arm robots rotationally mounted to the boom to efficiently put or pick substrates. The boom dr...  
WO/2013/167396A1
The invention concerns a flexible transmission (1 and 1') intended to be disposed between a motor member imposing a rotation movement and a receiving member receiving the rotation movement via the flexible transmission, the transmission ...  
WO/2013/168130A1
The manipulator comprises a supporting device (11) having an assembly (13) rotatable about a vertical axis and an articulated parallelogram (21) with a swing arm (24). A pneumatic linear actuator (22), acts between the rotatable assembly...  
WO/2013/162205A1
The present invention relates to a surgical robot allowing positions of surgical instruments to be changed by combining a plurality of flexible shafts attached to the front end of a surgical instrument into a single shaft assembly in suc...  
WO/2013/159187A1
A device is taught for positioning drill pipe make up or break out equipment on a rig floor. The device comprises a forward arm connectable at a first end to the drill pipe make up or break out equipment, an upper rearward arm and a lowe...  
WO/2013/154863A1
Electronic device processing systems and robot apparatus are described. The systems and apparatus are adapted to efficiently pick or place substrates into twin chambers by having independently rotatable first and second booms, and indepe...  
WO/2013/123196A1
A surgical boom having a surgical head with an electrical connection, a plurality of inlet ports, a compressed gas outlet, and a water outlet, one of the inlet ports having a cover, a hollow surgical arm mounted to a ceiling in a room an...  
WO/2013/116632A1
A tension stiffened and tendon actuated manipulator is provided performing robotic-like movements when acquiring a payload. The manipulator design can be adapted for use in-space, lunar or other planetary installations as it is readily c...  
WO/2013/090181A1
Electronic device processing systems and robot apparatus are described. The systems are adapted to efficiently pick or place a substrate at a destination by independently rotating an upper arm, a forearm, a first wrist member, and a seco...  
WO/2013/036054A3
The present invention provides a torque-free robot arm, comprising: a base unit; and a first link in which one end is rotatably connected to the base unit to form a first joint as a rotary shaft horizontal to the ground and the center of...  
WO/2013/063523A1
Surgical systems and related methods verify the presence of an unfired surgical cartridge mounted to a surgical instrument. The cartridge includes an input that is actuated in a firing direction to operate the cartridge. An actuation inp...  
WO/2013/036023A3
The present invention relates to a minimally invasive surgical instrument having a joint section comprising spherical components. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a minimally invasive surgical instrument comprises a ...  
WO/2013/022616A3
Substrate transport systems, apparatus, and methods are described. The systems are adapted to efficiently put or pick substrates at a destination by rotating a boom linkage to a position adjacent to the destination and then independently...  
WO/2012/173374A3
An apparatus equipped with a phase maintenance means, according to the present invention, comprises: the phase maintenance means, comprising a dummy shaft which is fixed to one side of a frame that supports a plurality of parts, a slave ...  
WO/2013/013769A3
A device (7) for treating, in particular for coating, objects (2), in particular vehicle bodies, comprises a plurality of arms (10) which are variable in shape, which all start from a single common and stationary connecting region (8) an...  
WO/2013/028674A1
An inspection apparatus for inspecting high voltage insulators is disclosed. The inspection apparatus includes a first platform having first and second linkages, at least one outer gripping mechanism having first and second arms extendin...  
WO/2013/026012A1
Described herein is a snake-like robot for use in single-port minimally invasive surgery. The snake robot is made of a highly articulated robotic probe and a concentric tube robot.  
WO/2013/022616A2
Substrate transport systems, apparatus, and methods are described. The systems are adapted to efficiently put or pick substrates at a destination by rotating a boom linkage to a position adjacent to the destination and then independently...  
WO/2013/023150A1
According to one exemplary embodiment, a manipulator device includes a base, first and second linear slides, a drive link, a drive member, a driven member and an end effector. The elements of the manipulator device cooperate to constrain...  
WO/2013/018985A1
Disclosed is a surgical robot system. A surgical robot system comprises: a surgical robot main body; a first motive power source, which is connected to the main body and which transmits motive power which is controlled by the main body; ...  
WO/2013/018983A1
Disclosed are a master arm structure for a surgical robot and a control method for a master surgical robot. A master arm structure, provided to a master surgical robot, comprises: a handle which is manipulated by a user; an arm section, ...  
WO/2013/013769A2
A device (7) for treating, in particular for coating, objects (2), in particular vehicle bodies, comprises a plurality of arms (10) which are variable in shape, which all start from a single common and stationary connecting region (8) an...  
WO/2013/010053A2
A substrate transport apparatus including a frame, at least one arm link rotatably connected to the frame and a shaftless drive section. The shaftless drive section including stacked drive motors for rotating the at least one arm link re...  

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