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MEMS Measurement Science and Standards
Last Updated Date: 09/15/2014

Our goal is to provide technical leadership in R&D for the MEMS measurement infrastructure essential to improving U.S. economic … more

Standard Test Methods for Response Robots
Last Updated Date: 06/26/2014

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a comprehensive set of standard test methods and associated … more

Performance Assessment Framework for Robotic Systems
Last Updated Date: 05/06/2014

Most assembly tasks are not readily automatable today due to robots’ limited perception, mobility, and dexterity. 1,2 Furthermore, there are no … more

Prognostics and Health Management for Smart Manufacturing Systems
Last Updated Date: 04/30/2014

Complex system, sub-system, and component interactions within smart manufacturing systems make it challenging to determine specific influences of … more

Emergency Response Robots
Last Updated Date: 04/28/2014

Emergency responders enhance the resiliency of communities by exploiting remotely operated robots to protect the public during extremely hazardous … more

Performance of Collaborative Robot Systems
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2014

The widespread use of robots in flexible factory environments is limited by the robots’ inability to coordinate, communicate, and understand their … more

Robotic Systems for Smart Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2014

A new vision for U. S. manufacturing is emerging to strengthen U. S. competitiveness in the face of global trends that are driving manufacturers … more

Agility Performance of Robotic Systems
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2014

The application of robotics in manufacturing assembly is hindered by their lack of agility, their large changeover times for new tasks and new … more

Robotic Systems Interoperability and Integration
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2014

The integration of robotic assembly systems within manufacturing facilities is impeded by the incompatibility between robots and the next … more

Micro- and Nano-Manipulation for Manufacturing Applications
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

Manipulation at the micro and nano levels requires different strategies than at the macro scale and also the development of related sensing and … more

Federal Highway Administration Exploratory Advanced Research Program
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2012

Leverage NIST knowledge and capabilities in task analysis, perception, autonomous vehicle systems, and performance measurements to support an FWHA … more

Army Research Laboratory Perception/ Performance Evaluation Project
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2012

The detection, classification, and tracking of moving vehicles and people from an unmanned vehicle maneuvering at speeds of up to 80 kph remain a … more

RoboCrane
Last Updated Date: 08/30/2012

(Concluded) The RoboCrane design utilizes the basic idea of the Stewart Platform parallel link manipulator. The unique feature of the NIST … more

Implement Robotic Mass Measurements in SP250 Services
Last Updated Date: 05/30/2012

This project will develop and implement the procedures required to have fully automated/robotic mass measurement services in the range from 1 mg … more

DARPA Learning Applied to Ground Robots (LAGR) Project
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Intelligent Systems Division (ISD) participated in the Defense Advanced Research Project … more

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