Method of deciding robot layout

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4979128
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07309663

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In a method of deciding robot layout according to the present invention, the origin (P.sub.i) of a robot layout is entered, the range (1) of robot motion at the origin of robot layout is displayed, obstacles (2, 3) within this range of motion are displayed in a color different from that of obstacles outside the range of robot motion, and the origin of robot layout is decided, while reference is made to the display, in such a manner that the robot will not interfere with the obstacles and will be capable of performing motions with respect to a workpiece.

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FANUC LTDYAMANASHI726

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Seki, Masaki Tokyo, JP 118 978
Tatsumi, Haruhiko Kanagawa, JP 3 46

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