VAL-II: A new robot control system for automatic manufacturing

  title={VAL-II: A new robot control system for automatic manufacturing},
  author={Bruce E. Shimano and Clifford C. Geschke and Charles H. Spalding},
As automatic manufacturing systems become more sophisticated, there is an increasing need for advanced robots which can be easily integrated into the overall system. These robots need to interact with both a supervisory control network and with various sensory devices. VAL-II is a new robot control system and programming language which addresses these needs by supporting network communications, general sensory interfaces, real-time trajectory modification, and concurrent user-program execution… CONTINUE READING