Motion control system and method

  • US 6,941,543 B1
  • Filed: 08/07/2000
  • Issued: 09/06/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/30/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of moving an object in a desired manner using a motion control device from a group of supported motion control devices, comprising the steps of:

  • (i) selecting a software driver from a plurality of software drivers, each of the plurality of software drivers comprising driver code to control one or more motion control devices;

    (ii) generating a control command based on an application program and the driver code of the selected software driver; and

    (iii) operating the selected motion control device in accordance with the control command to move the object.

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