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MR999-E wireless robotic arm

Muhammed, Mastura and Mohd. Muji, Siti Zarina and Zakaria, Siti Rozaini and Mohd Jenu, Mohd Zarar MR999-E wireless robotic arm. In: ICT4M 2006 International Conference on ICT for the Muslim World, 21-23 November 2006, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

MR-999-E is a robotic arm that has five separate movements to grab or release, lift or lower, rotate wrist and pivot sideways controlled by five servo motors. For the time being it has been used as a trainer in the university lab. A physical wire from the controller to the interface of the robotic arm contributes its major movements. This paper is to describe a new approach from wired to wireless technology added with Graphical user Interface (GUI) application to make it more user-friendly. The transmitter will be connected to the computer whereas the receiver will be connected to the robotic arm interface. In the GUI, the robotic arm is modeled using SolidWork 2005 software and implemented into Visual Basic environment. As a result, real-time and simultaneous movements from simulation to actual environment will be performed. All the movements have been calibrated to ensure that the transmission of data is correct. MR-999-E wireless robotic arm is one of the products that employ wireless technology to support applications such as remote monitoring and surgery.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: wireless communications; remote monitoring; robotic arm
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ210.2-211 Mechanical devices and figures. Automata. Ingenious mechanisms.
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Robotic and Mechatronic Engineering
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2012 01:05
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2012 01:05
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2726
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