@fred45, Urs seems to be gone. Programming depends on the hardware used. The EPOS2 used in this example seems to have an EPOS Studio environment used for programming, but I'm only guessing, based off their website.
previous and current exposure to controls is in the aerospace domain... autopilots etc., where multi-axis coordination and control (pitch, roll, yaw and power settings etc.) is required. Some of the concepts should be able to be translated to robotic applications.
?? We've discussed Path Planning. What can we do when multiple arms operate in each other's space? How can we avoid collisions if the path of each arm has to dynamically respond to requests from outside the "Planned" path. How do the arms say "excuse me" and go around each other? Does each arm update its forbidden-to-others space in a table -- and the other arm has to stay out of that space. I can see this topic as a whole course for Design News and Digi-Key.
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