Looking for Spine Robot Assistance

SRL is looking for assistance on the Spine Robot. We are setting up a team to build and test the computer control for the Spine Robot. Familiarity with Labview programming and basic electronics wiring a plus. Heres your chance to program a very unusual, one of a kind robot!

Spine Robot (July 2012)
Image taken by Karen Marcelo
For hardware we have a National Instruments 4 axis Firewire servo controller connected to a PC running LabView 8.5

We need assistance:
Hardwiring the servo controller to the hydraulic servo valve bank

Adding servo amps in between the controller and the servo valve bank

Selecting the position sensors.

Modifying the Ni examples in the Motion Library to create a new set of motion libraries that pertain to throwing, striking, and other tasks for this Robot arm.

Live testing of the unit.

Interested parties please contact: Mark Pauline at markp (at) srl (dot) org