T10 directMove - Show the Robot the Way!
rong>KEBA AG wins!
The winners of the 2014 ROBOTICS AWARD for excellence in applied robotics have been announced, with Austrian firm KEBA AG ahead of FANUC Deutschland GmbH to take top honors with its innovative robot controller.
New way of positioning and programming mobile robots
The "KeTop T10 directMove" developed by the Austrian-based automation specialist KEBA AG is a new breed of handheld robot controller for positioning, guiding and programming mobile robots. It is a compact, one-hand controller with a thumb-operated joystick. The user simply points the controller in the direction s/he wants the robot arm to move and uses the joystick to position and rotate the robot tool. It is operated using intuitive gestures, enabling the user to keep his/her eyes on the robot at all times. Featuring a 3-position enabling switch, an emergency stop button and Ethernet port, the controller integrates seamlessly into conventional automation environments.