Unika is a prototype robot — the product of work by Unimation in the US and Kawasaki in Japan — which by means of vision can detect the deviation between a taught standard path and the actual welding seam. The robot system can then correct the path taken by the welding gun manipulator.
Masaki, I., Gorman, R.R., Jordon, D.C., Lindbom, T.H., Dunne, M.J. and Toda, H. (1981), "How vision is helping Unika take the correct welding path", Sensor Review, Vol. 1 No. 2, pp. 89-92. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb007540Download as .RIS
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