Search International and National Patent Collections

1. (WO2018042693) ROBOT ARM AND UNMANNED AIRCRAFT PROVIDED WITH SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/042693    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/000725
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 13 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B25J 5/00
B25J 13/00
Applicants: PRODRONE CO., LTD.
株式会社プロドローン
Inventors: SUGAKI, Kiyokazu
菅木 紀代一
ICHIHARA, Kazuo
市原 和雄
Title: ROBOT ARM AND UNMANNED AIRCRAFT PROVIDED WITH SAME
Abstract:
The purpose of the present invention is to address the problem of providing a robot arm that can automatically avoid collision with an obstruction, and an unmanned aircraft provided with the robot arm. To solve the problem, the present invention provides a robot arm mounted on an unmanned aircraft provided with a plurality of rotary wings, and an unmanned aircraft provided with the robot arm, the robot arm being characterized by being provided with: arm parts that have a plurality of joint parts; an arm control means that controls driving of each joint part; end effectors attached to the tips of each arm parts; a distance measuring means that measures the distance to an object present in the vicinity of the airframe of the unmanned aircraft; and an obstruction avoidance means that controls the attitudes of the arm parts so that the arm parts and the end effectors do not collide with an obstruction detected by the distance measuring means.