Point to Manipulate (2012, 2013)

Location: NSWC Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division
Role: Lead Developer
Languages Used: C++, Python
Problem: When they need to move a 6 or more degree of freedom arm into position to manipulate an object of interest, EOD operators must currently move one joint at a time. This method of manipulation is difficult, time consuming and possibly dangerous.

Point to Manipulate Solution:

  • Use point and click method to move the robot arm automatically