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Manufacturing Robotics Programs & Projects

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Prognostics, Health Management, and Control (PHMC)
Last Updated Date: 11/17/2015

The Prognostics, Health Management, and Control (PHMC) project will deliver methods, protocols, and tools for robust sensing, diagnostics, … more

Performance of Collaborative Robot Systems
Last Updated Date: 11/13/2015

Deliver a suite of test methods, protocols, and information models to assess and assure that robots working collaboratively, with and without … more

Performance Assessment Framework for Robotic Systems
Last Updated Date: 11/13/2015

Enable manufacturers to assess and assure robot system assembly task performance by delivering a methodology and tools for characterizing and … more

Robotic Systems for Smart Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 11/13/2015

To develop and deploy advances in measurement science that enhance U. S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by improving robotic system … more

Tools for Collaborative Robots within SME Workcells
Last Updated Date: 11/13/2015

Deliver a suite of tools that facilitates calibration procedures for individual robots, robot-to-robot coordination, sensors, and grippers to … more

Robotic Systems Interoperability and Integration
Last Updated Date: 11/13/2015

Enable manufacturers to quickly and easily put together robotic assembly systems with human-like capabilities using interoperable components, by … more

Agility Performance of Robotic Systems
Last Updated Date: 11/13/2015

Deliver robot agility performance metrics, information models, test methods and protocols, validated using a combined virtual and real testing … more

Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition
Last Updated Date: 11/04/2015

A core focus on this competition is to test the agility of industrial robot systems, with the goal of enabling industrial robots on your shop … more

Standard Test Methods for Response Robots
Last Updated Date: 11/02/2015

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a comprehensive set of standard test methods and associated … more

Performance Metrics and Benchmarks to Advance the State of Robotic Grasping
Last Updated Date: 10/22/2015

With a growing number of robot hands, there is an increasing need to capture their individual competencies and characteristics under a unified … more

ASTM Committee F45 on Driverless Automatic Guided Industrial Vehicles
Last Updated Date: 09/11/2015

This website provides supporting information for ASTM Committee F45 and its subcommittees. For more information, see the Supporting … more

Emergency Response Robots
Last Updated Date: 04/28/2014

Emergency responders enhance the resiliency of communities by exploiting remotely operated robots to protect the public during extremely hazardous … more

Micro- and Nano-Manipulation for Manufacturing Applications
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

Manipulation at the micro and nano levels requires different strategies than at the macro scale and also the development of related sensing and … more

Federal Highway Administration Exploratory Advanced Research Program
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2012

Leverage NIST knowledge and capabilities in task analysis, perception, autonomous vehicle systems, and performance measurements to support an FWHA … more

Army Research Laboratory Perception/ Performance Evaluation Project
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2012

The detection, classification, and tracking of moving vehicles and people from an unmanned vehicle maneuvering at speeds of up to 80 kph remain a … more

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