A method for grasping randomly oriented objects using touch sensing

  • D. J. Todd


An approach to enabling industrial robots to acquire randomly oriented workpieces from bins using touch sensing is proposed. The feasibility of the method is examined by showing how its various stages can be implemented in the case of a typical casting. The process considered is a special case of a more general procedure for grasping in which each stage is guided by feedback from the previous stage.


Edge Length Industrial Robot Human Hand Adjacent Edge Touch Sensor 
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© Crane Russak & Company Inc 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Todd
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  1. 1.Computing ServiceNatural Environment Research CouncilSwindonEngland

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