Web Sites Related to Parallel Robots



INDUSTRY

 

Company

Products

Remarks

Toyoda Machine Works

HexaM Machine

5-axis milling machine

Physik Instrumente

M-850

6-axis positioning systems

Physik Instrumente

F-206

6-axis positioning systems (wire-hexapod)

Geodetic

G500, G1000

At Dreamhouse

Geodetic

G250, G500, G1000, Robohex

At Geodetic's new web site

Siemens/Geodetic

G500

With SINUMERIK 840 D NC control system

Hexel Corporation

Tornado 2000, Rotary Hexapod, etc.

5-axis milling machines

Pathfinders

HexVantage Machine

5-axis milling machines

Fanuc

F-100

6-axis positioning robot

NEOS Robotics

Tricept TR 600, TM 605, TM 805

Multi-purpose hybrid parallel robots

AEA Technology

Bilateral Stewart Platform (BSP)

6-axis force feedback joystick

August Design

SMS, Skycam

Ship simulator, cable supported camera

Vertex Antennentechnik

n/a

Antennas, telescopes

CAE Electronics

n/a

Flight simulators

ViRtogo

Cyber Air Base

6-DOF motion simulator

Deltalab

EX800

educational 6-DOF parallel robot

Marco

asy/hex

6-DOF hexapod with piezo actuators




RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS

 

Organization

Available Parallel Robots

Remarks

Sandia

Hexel's Hexapod

Hexapod-related activities

LLNL

Octahedral Hexapod

Octahedral hexapod

INRIA

Active Wrist, Left Hand

Jean-Pierre Merlet's home page

NIST

Ingersoll's Octahedral Hexapod

Simulation of hexapods

NIST

Robocrane

 

LME

LME Hexapod Machine

 

LIRMM

DELTA, HEXA

François Pierrot's home page

ITIA-CNR & CIMSI

ACROBAT

 

CERT

Speed-R-Man, Cylindrical Robot, etc.

Flight dynamics and control system design

CAT

Tetrabot

Reconfigurable robotic mechanism




UNIVERSITIES

 

USA

University

Research Unit

Remarks

Caltech

n/a

Singularity surfaces

Catholic Univ. of America

Robotics And Control Lab.

Space applications

Columbia Univ.

Robotics Lab.

Surgery robot

Florida Atlantic Univ.

Robotics Center

Self calibration

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Robot Kin. and Motion Planning Lab.

Binary parallel robot

Michigan Technol. Univ.

n/a

Machine tool design

MIT

Lab. for Manufact. and Productivity

Hexel's hexapod

Northwestern Univ.

Advanced Manufacturing Lab.

Error analysis

Northwestern Univ.

Lab. for Intelligent Mech. Systems

Surgery robot

Univ. of California, Irvine

Robotics & Automation Lab

Constraint manifold analysis

Univ. of Florida

Center for Intell. Mach. and Robotics

Various research topics

Univ. of Illinois, UC

Lab. for Large-Scale Flex. Automation

SMARTCUTS

Univ. of Maryland

Design Automation Lab.

Hexapod grinding robot

Univ. of Maryland

Intelligent Servosystems Lab

3-DOF parallel manipulator

Univ. of Texas at Arlington

Automation & Robotics Res. Institute

Dynamically reconfigurable assembly system

Univ. of Washington

Control and Robotic Systems Lab

6-axis active vibration isolation system

Univ. of Wyoming

Hexapod Research Group

UW HEX

Univ. of Iowa

Center for Computer-Aided Design

Iowa Driving Simulator

 

 

 

CANADA

Queen's Univ.

Robotics and Automation Lab.

Various research topics

Université Laval

Robotics Lab.

Various research topics

Univ. of Victoria

Space & Subsea Robotics Lab

HVRam mechanism

McGill Univ.

Centre for Intelligent Machines

Parallel redundant wrist

Univ. of Toronto

Computer Integrated Manufact. Lab.

Singularity analysis

 

 

 

GERMANY

TU Hamburg-Harburg

n/a

Medical applications

TU Braunschweig

IFH

Several parallel robots

TU Chemnitz

IWU

HEXANUM - 5-axis milling machine

Univ. Hannover

IFW

Georg V. - fybrid parallel robot

Univ. Hannover

IFW

ROBOTOOL Project

Univ. Stuttgart

IFW

HEXACT - 5-axis milling machine

Univ. Stuttgart

ISW

LINAPOD - 3-axis milling machine

RWTH Aachen

WZL

DYNAMIL - 3-axis milling machine

 

 

 

SWITZERLAND

EPFL

Parallel Robotics Group

Various parallel robots

EPFL

VR and Active Interfaces Group

CINEGEN project

ETHZ

Institute of Robotics

Hexaglide - 5-axis milling machine

 

 

 

UK

Univ. of Nottingham

Responsive Manufacturing Centre

Variax from Giddings and Lewis

Leicester Univ.

Control Systems Research Group

Tetrabot by GEC - hybrid parallel robot

 

 

 

BELGIUM

Katholieke Univ. Leuven

Robotics and Intelligent Machines

Kinematics of parallel manipulators

 

 

 

JAPAN

Univ. of Tokyo

Yoshimoto & Nakamura Lab

Dynamics and control of parallel mech.

Univ. of Tsukuba

Iwata Lab

6-DOF haptic device

Osaka Univ.

Arai Lab

Several parallel robots

 

 

 

SOUTH KOREA

Seoul National Univ.

Intelligent Manufacturing Eng. Lab

ECLIPSE - 6-DOF milling parallel robot

KAIST

Telerobotics and Control Lab

6-DOF haptic device

K-JIST

Dynamics and Control Lab

Analysis 6-PRRS parallel manipulators

 

 

 

SINGAPORE

Nanyang Technological Univ.

Robotics Research Centre

3-DOF parallel manipulator

 

 

 

NEW ZEALAND

Univ. of Canterbury

Control and Robotics Lab.

Calibration of parallel topology robots