Service Robot for Housekeeping – Clothing Handling –
Takashi Kabaya and Masayoshi Kakikura
Tokyo Denki University, 2-2 Nisiki-cho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101, Japan
We propose a mechanical hand and grasping techniques for manipulating clothing. The eventual target is for this hand to arrange laundry. The task requires hand and manipulator’s maneuvering patterns. This report introduces techniques for separating one piece of clothing from others in laundry.