Advanced Control Technologies

2 Vantage Way
Nashville, TN 37228

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $100K
First Award Date 01/01/87
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/88

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Waggener Mary S. Waggener 2

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 88-1
Budget: 01/01/88 - 12/31/88

A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR SOLVING ROBOT KINEMATIC EQUATIONS WILL BE DEVELOPED WHICH WILL RESULT IN A CLOSED FORM EXPRESSION FOR THE JOINT COORDINATES AS FUNCTIONS OF END EFFECTOR POSITION AND ORIENTATION. THE TECHNIQUE IS NEITHER INTERATIVE NOR ANALYTIC. THE JOINT COORDINATES WILL BE MODELED AS NONLINEAR FUNCTIONS OF THE DESIRED POSITION AND ORIENTATI...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 87-1
Budget: 01/01/87 - 12/31/87
PI: Unavailable

A DIRECT TRANSFORMATION FROM IMAGE COORDINATES TO ROBOT JOINT COORDINATES WILL BE DEVELOPED TO SERVE AS THE BASIS FOR A BINARY VISION SYSTEM FOR SIX DEGREE OF FREEDOM ROBOT CONTROL. A SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION ALGORITHM WILL ENABLE THE SYSTEM TO BE USED AS A TURN-KEY SYSTEM WITH ANY ROBOT WHICH ACCEPTS JOINT COORDINATE INPUT. THE DIRECT TRANSFORMATI...