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Weapon integrated controller

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ARL

The present disclosures are systems, apparatus and methods for communicating with a robot via a weapon. In one embodiment, the weapon comprises a barrel, a receiver assembly, a handgrip, and a first controller. The receiver assembly is coupled to an end of the barrel and to the handgrip. The first controller is integrated into the handgrip and inputs a first controller signal to a processing device. A transmitter receives a processing signal from the processing device according to the first controller signal. Preferably, the transmitter sends the processing signal to a robot, which responds accordingly to the received processing signal.

Inventors: 
Young, Stuart H.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Machines and Processing
FIle Date: 
2004-09-29
Grant Date: 
2010-10-26
Grant time: 
2,218 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
40
Claim count percentile rank: 
6
Citations percentile rank: 
2
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
5
Assignee: 
US ARMY