Drug slang A regional term for a joint (marijuana cigarette) Surgery A control lever essentially equivalent to that used by gamers, which a telepresence surgeon uses to manipulate one or more robotic arms during an invasive procedure
The Ultra Jet JetMaster Joystick control system offers maneuvering power and a specially developed digital programmable logic controller (PLC) network that converts the joy stick commands to boat movements.
Listening to his expert playing of guitar, mandocello, fiddle and whistle, the audience might be hard pressed to imagine him back in the 70s, brandishing a plexiglas Les Paul, wearing eye make-up and performing punk with his first band, Joy Stick and the Cockpits.
Second, while automation seemed to be the logical solution, the company's current programming method--using a joy stick to manually lead the robot through its welding path and recording all of its stops and starts along the way--meant the cell was used more for programming than for production.
The camera features a continuous bi-directional 360 degree pan that can rotate automatically with a slide switch or manually controlled using a joy stick. The Trident tilts to 110 degrees and is waterproof to 300'.
They work the robot from a small fat suitcase control unit that includes a video monitor, a joy stick for moving the robot forward, back and sideways; a second joy stick for controlling the camera pan and tilt; and various knobs labeled "shoulder," "elbow" and "wrist" that control the robot's arm.