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Computer Tools
 
Computer Tools at the Automationand Robotics Section
 
 
The robotic section is equipped with state-of-the-art commercial Computer Tools to perform:
  • kinematic and dynamic simulation of robot systems (ROBCAD, IGRIP)
  • general Computer Aided Control System Design (MathCAD, MATLAB, 20Sim, SciLab)
  • Real-time control software development (VxWorks-Tornado, LynxOS, QNX, Linux-RTAI)
  • 3D visualisation development (INVENTOR)
  • Computer Vision application development (TargetJR)
  • Video production (Adobe Premiere, FinalCut PRO)
Furthermore a series of tools were purpose-developed at ESA by Contractors for
  • remote control of robots (FAMOUS, DREAMS)
  • robot operations planning (TAPAS)
  • robot motion visual simulation (3DRM)
  • terramechanics performance simulation (RCET)

 
 
Last update: 18 September 2006
 


 
 
 
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