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An anthropomorphic master/slave manipulator system including master arm apparatus including a plurality of master tubular articulated portions which are coaxially adjacent one another and relatively rotatable, master transducing apparatus responsive to the relative rotation of the adjacent tubular portions and operative to provide a driving signal, slave arm apparatus including a plurality of slave tubular portions corresponding to those portions of the master arm apparatus, the slave tubular portions being coaxially adjacent one another and relatively rotatable, slave transducing apparatus responsive to the driving signal and operative to drivingly rotate the slave tubular portions through an angle that corresponds to the relative rotation of the corresponding master arm tubular portions, and a communication link between the master transducing apparatus and the slave transducing apparatus for applying the driving signal to the slave transducer.

Title
Anthropomorphic master/slave manipulator system
Application Number
5/436313
Publication Number
4046262
Application Date
January 24, 1974
Publication Date
September 6, 1977
Inventor
Wilbur C Vallotton
Los Gatos
CA, US
Reginald F King
San Francisco
CA, US
Hubert C Vykukal
Los Altos
CA, US
Agent
John R Manning
Darrell G Brekke
Assignee
The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DC, US
IPC
B25J 3/04
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