The Historical Development of Catrasys, a Cable System

  • Marco Ceccarelli
Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science book series (HMMS, volume 15)


CaTraSys (Cassino Tracking System) is a cable system with parallel kinematic architecture that has been developed for monitoring and measuring large displacements both in position and orientation. It is portable, mechanically robust, and user-friendly operable. It was conceived in the early 1993 at LARM in Cassino and since then it has been continuously improved in operation and design as well as it has been applied in different applications up to the today solution. The paper illustrates historical evolution of CaTraSys as an example in keeping historical track of modern systems since their early stages of development.


Parallel Manipulator Parallel Robot Human Walking Cable System Robot Workspace 
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  • Marco Ceccarelli
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  1. 1.LARM: Laboratory of Robotics and MechatronicsUniversity of CassinoCassinoItaly

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