Highly Reactive

In order to allow robots and machines to make efficient use of sensors, motion control systems need to be fed with command variables on-the-fly. Traditional motion generation methods  fail because they cannot compute trajectories from arbitrary initial states while taking into account the actual dynamic capabilities of robots and machines.

 

Motion Generation

The Reflexxes Motion Libraries contain algorithms to deterministically compute motion trajectories instantaneously. This highly reactive concept with worst-case computation times in the range of microseconds opens the door to new applications in robotics, CNC machining, and servo drive control systems. No other concept is more efficient.

 

Features

Highly reactive robots and machines: instantaneous changes from sensor-guided to trajectory following control; deterministic reactions to sensor events and sensor failures; instantaneously changing reference frames; simple and robust visual servo control; online synchronization of electrical motors; interruptible motion primitives.

News

                 
Nov. 14, 2013 New Product: KPA Motion — A Joint Development with koenig-pa
KPA Motion combines the best of two worlds: high-performance EtherCAT® communication and Reflexxes online motion generation. Designed for servo-drive control and CNC machining applications, KPA Motion opens the door to new features for sensor-based motion control offering response times of less than 250 microseconds. For demonstrations, please visit us at our booth at SPS/IPC Drives in Nürnberg, Germany, from November 26–28, 2013 (hall 6, booth 140).
                 
Nov. 13, 2013 Journal Article in computer-automation: “Trajektorien online berechnen” (in German)
In a tight collaboration with koenig-pa, we introduce KPA Motion and describe new features of motion control systems that have not been possible before. A simple CNC drilling application is used as an example to demonstrate the advantages of highly responsive sensor-based motion control based on the Reflexxes Motion Libraries.
                 
Oct. 18, 2013 New Version of the Type IV Reflexxes Motion Library Available
The latest version of the Type IV Reflexxes Motion Library has been released.
                 
Aug. 13, 2013 Sponsoring the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
Taking place in Tokyo, Japan, from November 3–8, Reflexxes is a sponsor of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.
                 
Jun. 1, 2013 New Version of the Type II Reflexxes Motion Library Released
The latest version of the Type II Reflexxes Motion Library has been released and is available here.
                 
Feb. 20, 2013 Tutorial: “Reflexxes Motion Libraries — An Introduction to Instantaneous Trajectory Generation”
A tutorial on “Reflexxes Motion Libraries — An Introduction to Instantaneous Trajectory Generation” will be held at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation taking place in Karlsruhe (Germany) from May 6–10, 2013.
                 
Feb. 14, 2013 Reflexxes presents at the embeddedWorld Exhibition and Conference 2013
We will give a presentation on “Instantaneous Trajectory Generation for Multi-axis Motion Control Systems” at the embeddedWorld Exhibition and Conference 2013 to be held in Nürnberg, Germany, from February 26–28, 2013.
                 
Feb. 10, 2013 Sponsoring the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Taking place in Karlsruhe (Germany) from May 6–10, Reflexxes is a sponsor of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.
                 
Oct. 4, 2012 Sponsoring the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
Taking place in Vilamoura (Portugal) from October 7–12, Reflexxes is a sponsor of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.
                 
May 23, 2012 Finalist for the 2012 Invention and Entrepreneurship in Robotics and Automation (IERA) Award
During Automatica 2012, the Reflexxes Motion Libraries were honored as a finalist for the 2012 Invention and Entrepreneurship in Robotics and Automation (IERA) Award. Automatica, hosted in Munich (Germany), is one of the leading international trade fairs on robotics and automation.
                 
Mar. 6, 2012 Finalist for the 2012 euRobotics Tech Transfer Award
The euRobotics committee invited Reflexxes as a finalist for the ninths euRobotics Tech Transfer Award presented during the European Robotics Forum 2012 in Odense (Denmark).
                 
Sep. 25, 2011 Reflexxes at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
The Reflexxes Motion Libraries powered the robots of the JediBot project exhibited in San Francisco (California) during the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.