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Title: System and method for controlling a vision guided robot assembly

A method includes the following steps: actuating a robotic arm to perform an action at a start position; moving the robotic arm from the start position toward a first position; determining from a vision process method if a first part from the first position will be ready to be subjected to a first action by the robotic arm once the robotic arm reaches the first position; commencing the execution of the visual processing method for determining the position deviation of the second part from the second position and the readiness of the second part to be subjected to a second action by the robotic arm once the robotic arm reaches the second position; and performing a first action on the first part using the robotic arm with the position deviation of the first part from the first position predetermined by the vision process method.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1346071
Assignee:
GM Global Technology Operations LLC DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,586,320
Application Number:
14/493,942
Contract Number:
EE0002217
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Sep 23
Research Org:
GM Global Technology Operations LLC, Detroit, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

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