RoboCon: Operator interface for robotic applications

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Carnegie Mellon U. and ORNL`s Robotics and Process Systems Division are developing a state-of-the-art robot operator control station (RoboCon) with standardized hardware and software control interfaces to be adaptable to a variety of remote and robotic equipment currently funded by DOE`s Office of Science & Technology Robotics Technology Development Program. The human operation and telerobotic and supervisory control of sophisticated and remote and robotic systems is a complex, tiring, and non-intuitive activity. Since decontamination & decommissioning, selective equipment removal, mixed waste operations, and in-tank cleanup are going to be a major future activity in DOE environmental restoration and waste management ... continued below

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Schempf, H.; Warwick, J.; Fung, M.; Chemel, B. & Blackwell, M. December 31, 1996.

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Carnegie Mellon U. and ORNL`s Robotics and Process Systems Division are developing a state-of-the-art robot operator control station (RoboCon) with standardized hardware and software control interfaces to be adaptable to a variety of remote and robotic equipment currently funded by DOE`s Office of Science & Technology Robotics Technology Development Program. The human operation and telerobotic and supervisory control of sophisticated and remote and robotic systems is a complex, tiring, and non-intuitive activity. Since decontamination & decommissioning, selective equipment removal, mixed waste operations, and in-tank cleanup are going to be a major future activity in DOE environmental restoration and waste management cleanup agenda, it seems necessary to utilize an operator control station and interface which maximizes operator comfort and productivity.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97052264

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  • Conference on industry partnerships to deploy environmental technology, Morgantown, WV (United States), 22-24 Oct 1996

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  • Other: DE97052264
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/33078--97/C0824
  • Report No.: CONF-9610231--24
  • Grant Number: AR21-96MC33078
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 492007
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676358

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Schempf, H.; Warwick, J.; Fung, M.; Chemel, B. & Blackwell, M. RoboCon: Operator interface for robotic applications, article, December 31, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676358/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.