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1. (WO2017157513) PROGRAMMABLE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM COMPRISING A FUNCTION SWITCH APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/157513    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/000322
Publication Date: Fri Sep 22 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Mar 14 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G05B 19/409
B25J 9/16
G05B 19/423
Applicants: KUKA DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
Inventors: SCHEURER, Christian
Title: PROGRAMMABLE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM COMPRISING A FUNCTION SWITCH APPARATUS
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a programmable manipulator system (1) comprising at least one manipulator (10) which is designed to be controlled in accordance with a manipulator program (26) of the manipulator system, and at least one programming device (20) which is designed to create and/or to change the manipulator program (26). The manipulator system further comprises at least one wireless function switch apparatus (30) which is designed such that it can be freely positioned and has precisely one function switch (36), wherein the function switch apparatus (30) comprises a wireless communications interface (34) for sending data (80) to the programming device (26), which data (80) contains information relating to the switch position of the one function switch (36), wherein the programming device (20) is designed to at least partially create and/or change the manipulator program in accordance with the data (80).