perm filename ARMPRO[1,VDS] blob sn#010355
filedate 1971-06-17 generic text, type T, neo UTF8
00100 A new electric arm is being built to complement the existing
00200 high speed arm. This new device is expected to be completed by Sept.
00300 15, 1971 and will become operational shortly thereafter as it will
00400 make use of all the existiing software for the present arm. The
00500 function of this new arm will be to enable performance of tasks
00600 requiring two arms; such as transfer motions, higher level
00700 manipulative operatiions, and faster completion of existing tasks
00800 involving sequential grasping and orientation opearations.
00900 In addition the new arm will allow experiments with new
01000 terminal devices to be carried out without restricting vision and
01100 task studies requiring a single arm and an existing hand.
01200 This new manipulator wi be similar in configuration to the
01300 recently completed all