point-to-point programming

point-to-point programming

[¦pȯint tə ¦pȯint ′prō‚gram·iŋ]
(control systems)
A method of programming a robot in which each major change in the robot's path of motion is recorded and stored for later use.
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That will let us create jobs on the PC and download them to the robot controllers, instead of doing point-to-point programming with the teach pendant.
In highly complex blade contour and finishing operations, the Siemens SINUMERIK 840D CNC provides an advanced aerospace-specific software feature, COMPCAD, by which the control's compressor function smoothes point-to-point programming.
The EAI middleware market is being driven primarily by the following items: 1) The re-centralization of computing resources, 2) The need to access data from applications running on OS/390, Unix, NT, and Linux platforms, 3) The tremendous effort and expense to accomplish application integration through labor-intensive point-to-point programming and data migration or conversion methods, and 4) E-business, Internet, and .
Unlike conventional point-to-point programming, interpolation grinding is done on this machine by transformation orientation or TRAORI, pioneered by Siemens for use in aerospace, and other high-accuracy, precision finishing operations.
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