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Robot calibration with a photogrammetric on-line system using reseau scanning cameras
Author(s): Bernd Diewald; Robert Godding; Andreas Henrich
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Paper Abstract

The possibility for testing and calibration of industrial robots becomes more and more important for manufacturers and users of such systems. Exacting applications in connection with the off-line programming techniques or the use of robots as measuring machines are impossible without a preceding robot calibration. At the LPA an efficient calibration technique has been developed. Instead of modeling the kinematic behavior of a robot, the new method describes the pose deviations within a user-defined section of the robot's working space. High- precision determination of 3D coordinates of defined path positions is necessary for calibration and can be done by digital photogrammetric systems. For the calibration of a robot at the LPA a digital photogrammetric system with three Rollei Reseau Scanning Cameras was used. This system allows an automatic measurement of a large number of robot poses with high accuracy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2252, Optical 3D Measurement Techniques II: Applications in Inspection, Quality Control, and Robotics, (1 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.169888
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Bernd Diewald, Univ. des Saarlandes (Germany)
Robert Godding, Technische Univ. Braunschweig (Germany)
Andreas Henrich, Metronom (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2252:
Optical 3D Measurement Techniques II: Applications in Inspection, Quality Control, and Robotics
Armin Gruen; Heribert Kahmen, Editor(s)

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