2 September 2008 Rapid prototyping of an adaptive light-source for mobile manipulators with EasyKit and EasyLab
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While still not common in day-to-day business, mobile robot platforms form a growing market in robotics. Mobile platforms equipped with a manipulator for increased flexibility have been used successfully in biotech laboratories for sample management as shown on the well-known ESACT meetings. Navigation and object recognition is carried out by the utilization of a mounted machine vision camera. To cope with the different illumination conditions in a large laboratory, development of an adaptive light source was indispensable. We present our approach of rapid developing a computer controlled, adaptive LED light within one single business day, by utilizing the hardware toolbox EasyKit and our appropriate software counterpart EasyLab.
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Martin Wojtczyk, Martin Wojtczyk, Simon Barner, Simon Barner, Michael Geisinger, Michael Geisinger, Alois Knoll, Alois Knoll, } "Rapid prototyping of an adaptive light-source for mobile manipulators with EasyKit and EasyLab", Proc. SPIE 7058, Eighth International Conference on Solid State Lighting, 70580A (2 September 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.795019; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.795019
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