Towards a new Robot Generation

  • G. Hirzinger
  • B. Brunner
  • S. Knoch
  • R. Koeppe
  • M. Schedl


Key items in the development of a new smart robot generation are explained by hand of DLR’s recent activities in robotics research. These items are the design of multisensory gripper and articulated hands systems, ultra-light-weight links and joint drive systems with integrated joint torque control, learning and self-improvement of the dynamical behaviour, modelling the environment using sensorfusion, and new sensor-based off-line programming techniques based on teaching by showing in a virtual environment.


Industrial Robot Iterative Close Point Visual Servoing Torque Sensor Laser Range Finder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Hirzinger
    • 1
  • B. Brunner
    • 1
  • S. Knoch
    • 1
  • R. Koeppe
    • 1
  • M. Schedl
    • 1
  1. 1.OberpfaffenhofenDeutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)WesslingGermany

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