Concept for a multi-purpose academic gripper

Steffen Epple, Rolf Jung, Cristian Barz, Vasile Nasui


In “concept for a new precise academic gripper” the mechanical aspects of the new gripper were presented [3]. In this paper, the idea is improved and expanded towards a clever control part. This paper mainly focuses on the functional ideas and the state of research concerning the imaging tasks. Experiment and intermediate results of the imaging process are discussed. Different approaches of skin colour detection in diverse colour spaces have been tested. Skin colour detection is investigated whether skin colour can be monitored to improve work safety in terms of functional safety. To enhance versatility, several ideas are combined to form a clever gripping device.


Gripper; Robotics; Intelligent gripper; Optical

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ISSN: 2303-4521

Digital Object Identifier DOI: 10.21533/pen

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