04753569 is referenced by 75 patents and cites 17 patents.

A method and apparatus for calibrating a computer guided robotic apparatus. At least one camera mounted on the robot arm or fixed at the work station views a target comprising a pattern of at least three dots fixed to the other of the robot arm or work station, such viewing taking place as the robot arm approaches the work station to carry out the intended operation. The sensing of any deviation relative to a predetermined target pattern is transmitted to the computer to reset the robot's computerized guidance system.

Title
Robot calibration
Application Number
453910
Publication Number
4753569
Application Date
August 8, 1986
Publication Date
June 28, 1988
Inventor
Timothy R Pryor
Tecumseh
CA
Agent
Larson and Taylor
Assignee
Diffracto
CA
IPC
B66C 1/00
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