EP2260750A3 - Robot cleaner and method of controlling traveling thereof - Google Patents

Robot cleaner and method of controlling traveling thereof Download PDF

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EP2260750A3
EP2260750A3 EP10164200.7A EP10164200A EP2260750A3 EP 2260750 A3 EP2260750 A3 EP 2260750A3 EP 10164200 A EP10164200 A EP 10164200A EP 2260750 A3 EP2260750 A3 EP 2260750A3
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Prior art keywords
robot cleaner
method
controlling traveling
traveling
controlling
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French (fr)
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EP2260750A2 (en
Inventor
Jun Hwa Lee
Jae Man Joo
Sam Jong Jeung
Jeong Gon Song
Dong Won Kim
Jun Pyo Hong
Jang Youn Ko
Woo Ram Chung
Kyung Hwan Yoo
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Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
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Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
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Priority to US18652909P priority Critical
Priority to KR1020090079131A priority patent/KR101397103B1/en
Application filed by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd filed Critical Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Publication of EP2260750A2 publication Critical patent/EP2260750A2/en
Publication of EP2260750A3 publication Critical patent/EP2260750A3/en
Application status is Pending legal-status Critical

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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L7/00Suction cleaners adapted for additional purposes; Tables with suction openings for cleaning purposes; Containers for cleaning articles by suction; Suction cleaners adapted to cleaning of brushes; Suction cleaners adapted to taking-up liquids
    • A47L7/02Suction cleaners adapted for additional purposes; Tables with suction openings for cleaning purposes; Containers for cleaning articles by suction; Suction cleaners adapted to cleaning of brushes; Suction cleaners adapted to taking-up liquids with driven tools for special purposes
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L9/00Details or accessories of suction cleaners, e.g. mechanical means for controlling the suction or for effecting pulsating action; Storing devices specially adapted to suction cleaners or parts thereof; Carrying-vehicles specially adapted for suction cleaners
    • A47L9/02Nozzles
    • A47L9/04Nozzles with driven brushes or agitators
    • A47L9/0405Driving means for the brushes or agitators
    • A47L9/0411Driving means for the brushes or agitators driven by electric motor
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L2201/00Robotic cleaning machines, i.e. with automatic control of the travelling movement or the cleaning operation
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L2201/00Robotic cleaning machines, i.e. with automatic control of the travelling movement or the cleaning operation
    • A47L2201/04Automatic control of the travelling movement; Automatic obstacle detection
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L2201/00Robotic cleaning machines, i.e. with automatic control of the travelling movement or the cleaning operation
    • A47L2201/06Control of the cleaning action for autonomous devices; Automatic detection of the surface condition before, during or after cleaning

Abstract

Robot cleaner (1) that has an improved traveling performance, and method of controlling traveling thereof: the robot cleaner (1) allows driving wheels (21,22), which move the robot cleaner (1), and a brush unit (31), which sweeps dust on a floor, to be rotated in the same direction.
EP10164200.7A 2009-06-12 2010-05-28 Robot cleaner and method of controlling traveling thereof Pending EP2260750A3 (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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US18652909P true 2009-06-12 2009-06-12
KR1020090079131A KR101397103B1 (en) 2009-06-12 2009-08-26 Robot cleaner and method for controlling travel the same

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EP2260750A2 EP2260750A2 (en) 2010-12-15
EP2260750A3 true EP2260750A3 (en) 2014-04-23

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CN (1) CN101923350B (en)

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