WO2017065411A1 - Drone charging platform system - Google Patents

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WO2017065411A1
WO2017065411A1 PCT/KR2016/010024 KR2016010024W WO2017065411A1 WO 2017065411 A1 WO2017065411 A1 WO 2017065411A1 KR 2016010024 W KR2016010024 W KR 2016010024W WO 2017065411 A1 WO2017065411 A1 WO 2017065411A1
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  • the present invention relates to a drone charging platform system for charging a drone flying in the sky by using the power of a battery, and more specifically, a drone charging configured to provide a charging service selectively for a registered drone. It relates to a platform system.
  • the drone is a type of flight unit that fly in the sky by rotating a plurality of propellers using the power of the battery, it is configured to enable a variety of patterns according to the user's remote control operation.
  • the plurality of propellers in order for the drone to fly, the plurality of propellers must be rotated very quickly, resulting in a large amount of battery consumption, and thus, the battery must be continuously replaced.
  • the drone when the disposable battery is mounted on the drone, the drone may fly for about 10 minutes or so, so that the long-term flight of the drone has a disadvantage in that the consumption of the disposable battery becomes very large and consumes a lot of money.
  • a rechargeable battery can be used in the drone. When using the rechargeable battery, it is troublesome to periodically charge the battery.
  • the drones developed to date have a problem that the user must continuously replace or recharge the battery in order to be able to fly for a long time, the drone can fly only around the user and can not fly the drone far away.
  • Prior literatures relating to the present invention include Korean Patent No. 1496892.
  • the present invention has been proposed to solve the above problems, the user can charge the battery of the drone even if the user does not directly connect the charger to the battery of the drone can fly the drone far away, the use is allowed in advance Only drones can use the drone charging platform to commercialize it, and the purpose of providing a drone charging platform system to allow the drone to move long distance regardless of the distance by charging the battery of the drone more stably.
  • the drone charging platform system of the present invention for realizing the above object is a drive unit for generating lift and flight force, a rechargeable battery for providing power to the drive unit, GPS to determine the location using satellites, A drone having a charge amount detecting unit detecting a charge amount of a rechargeable battery and a control unit controlling an operation of each unit; A plurality of drone charging platforms formed to have a shape in which the drone is seated and configured to have a charging pad configured to charge the rechargeable battery of the seated drone; And a server for controlling an operation of the drone charging platform, wherein the drone charging platform includes a housing having an inner space and an inner space of the housing when the end is rotated to be upwardly mounted on an upper surface of the housing.
  • the drone includes: a body provided with the driving unit; Three or more seating legs extending downward from the bottom edge of the body, wherein the rechargeable battery is mounted between the seating legs of the bottom of the body, the two or more opening and closing doors to rotate to open the interior space of the housing
  • the drone is arranged to be inclined closer to each other closer to the top, the drone It is located between the three or more seating legs when seated on the housing.
  • the drone charging platform may be provided with an autopilot to automatically steer the drone so that the flight of the drone lands in the charging position when the drone enters within a predetermined distance.
  • the server has a user DB licensed to use the drone charging platform, and when the drone seated on the drone charging platform is a drone of a user stored in the DB, sends an operation signal to the drone charging platform. can do.
  • it may further include a payment card mounted on the drone, and a payment terminal installed at the point where the drone lands in the drone charging platform.
  • the drone transmits a charging signal to the server when the charge amount of the rechargeable battery is less than a reference value, and the server is located closest to the current position of the drone when the charging signal is received.
  • Drone charging platform location information can be sent to the drone control controller.
  • the drone control controller transmits the flight path of the drone input by the user to the server, the drone transmits a charging signal to the server when the charge amount of the rechargeable battery is less than the reference value,
  • the server transmits the drone charging platform position information of the drone charging platform located in the flight path of the drone to the drone controller, wherein the charge amount of the rechargeable battery is located on the flight path. If it is insufficient to fly to the nearest drone charging platform of the drone charging platform to the nearest drone charging platform location information ignoring the flight path can be transmitted to the drone control controller.
  • the user can charge the drone's battery even if the user does not directly connect the charger to the battery of the drone, allowing the drone to fly far, and only the user who is allowed to use in advance I can use this charge function
  • FIG. 1 is a schematic diagram of a drone charging platform system according to the present invention.
  • Figure 2 is a schematic diagram of the drone charging platform system according to the present invention marked the flight path adjacent area.
  • FIG. 3 is a block diagram of a drone included in the present invention.
  • FIG. 4 is a side view of the drone included in the present invention.
  • 5 to 7 are cross-sectional views sequentially showing the operating state of the drone charging platform included in the present invention.
  • FIG. 1 is a schematic diagram of a drone charging platform system according to the present invention
  • FIG. 2 is a schematic diagram of a drone charging platform system according to the present invention showing a flight path adjacent region
  • FIG. 3 is a block diagram of a drone included in the present invention.
  • Drone 100 charging system is to enable the user to charge the battery of the drone 100 even if the user does not directly connect the charging device to the drone 100, the drone 100 and a plurality of The drone charging platform 200 and a server controlling the operation of the drone charging platform 200 are provided as basic components.
  • the drone 100 includes a driving unit 110 for generating lift and flight power, a rechargeable battery 120 for providing power to the driving unit 110, a GPS 140 for determining a location using satellites, and And, it is configured to include a charge amount detection unit 130 for detecting the charge amount of the rechargeable battery 120, and a controller 150 for controlling the operation of each unit.
  • the driving unit 110 is a device for allowing the drone 100 to rise vertically and move in the front, rear, and left and right directions, and is typically composed of a plurality of propellers and a motor for rotating the same. The same applies to the conventional drone 100, a detailed description thereof will be omitted.
  • the conventional drone is generally composed of a structure in which the internal battery is charged when the charging terminal is connected by wire, that is, the drone 100 included in the present invention can be charged without a separate wired, that is,
  • the first feature is that the wireless charging battery 120 is provided.
  • the drone charging platform 200 includes a charging pad 230 that can charge the rechargeable battery 120 wired or wirelessly, and the drone 100 only lands accurately on the drone charging platform 200. In this case, it is possible to obtain a charging effect without a separate wire connection.
  • the rechargeable battery 120 and the charging pad 230 are currently commercialized in a smartphone charging method, a detailed description thereof will be omitted.
  • the user moves the drone 100 to the drone charging platform 200 closest to the drone 100 in flight when the drone 100 in flight is discharged. Since the drone 100 can be moved to be charged, there is no need to return the drone 100 in flight to the point where it is located, that is, the drone 100 is not only flying around the user, but the battery capacity. There is an advantage that can be flying to a far point beyond the flight distance. For example, as shown in FIG. 1, when the drone 100 is discharged while flying the drone 100 from the starting point 10 to the arrival point 20, the drone 100 is charged closest to the drone 100. After charging the rechargeable battery 120 in the platform 200 (the second drone charging platform 200b in FIG. 1), the flight may be resumed, even if the capacity of the rechargeable battery 120 is not large. The advantage is that you can move it far.
  • the plurality of drone charging platform 200 is preferably evenly distributed so that the drone 100 can quickly arrive at any point.
  • three drone charging platforms 200 that is, the first drone charging platform 200a, the second drone charging platform 200b, and the third drone charging platform 200c between the starting point 10 and the arrival point 20. ) Is installed only, the number and arrangement pattern of the drone charging platform 200 may be changed in various ways.
  • the server has a user DB licensed to use the drone charging platform 200, and the drone 100 seated on the drone charging platform 200 is a user's drone 100 stored in the DB. Only if it can be configured to charge the drone 100 by sending an operating signal to the drone charging platform 200.
  • the device for determining whether the drone 100 is the drone 100 of the user stored in the user DB is already widely commercialized in the wireless communication field, and a detailed description thereof will be omitted.
  • the drone 100 is equipped with a payment card such as a bus card so as to pay a predetermined fee and receive a charging service, and among the drone charging platform 200 At the point where the drone 100 lands, a cost payment terminal may be provided to deduct a certain amount from the payment card.
  • a payment card such as a bus card
  • a cost payment terminal may be provided to deduct a certain amount from the payment card.
  • the present invention provides the drone 100 when the drone 100 enters the vicinity of the drone charging platform 200 (more specifically, within a preset distance from the drone charging platform 200). ) Can be additionally provided with an autopilot to automatically maneuver and land precisely in the charging position.
  • the drone 100 may be accurately landed at the charging position of the drone charging platform 200 regardless of a user's drone 100 steering ability. Accordingly, there is an advantage that the drone 100 can be charged stably.
  • the automatic steering device for automatically controlling the flying object to a certain point is commercially available in the aviation industry and the like, and thus detailed description of the internal configuration and operating principle of the automatic steering device will be omitted.
  • the amount of battery charge provided in the drone 100 is not displayed on the drone 100 controller for controlling the drone 100, and the user who controlled the drone 100 did not recognize the discharge of the drone 100.
  • the drone 100 may not reach the drone charging platform 200 and may fall as it is lost.
  • the drone 100 charging system transmits a charging signal to the server when the charge amount of the rechargeable battery 120 is less than the reference value, and the server When the charging signal is received from the drone 100 may be configured to transmit the location information of the drone charging platform 200 located closest to the current position of the drone 100 to the drone control controller. Therefore, the user can move the drone 100 toward the drone charging platform 200 displayed on the controller, thereby preventing the risk of loss and damage due to the drone 100 discharge.
  • the drone 100 charging system transmits the flight path 30 of the drone 100 input by the user to the server to control the drone, so that the charging signal is transmitted to the server.
  • it may be configured to transmit the location information of the drone charging platform 200 nearest to the drone charging platform 200 located in the flight path 30 of the drone 100 to the drone control controller.
  • Position information of the third drone charging platform 200c may be configured to be transmitted to the drone control controller.
  • the server receives the location information of the nearest drone charging platform 200 (second drone charging platform 200b in this embodiment) ignoring the flight path 30 It would have to be configured to send to the controller.
  • FIG. 4 is a side view of the drone 100 included in the present invention
  • FIGS. 5 to 7 are cross-sectional views sequentially showing operating states of the drone charging platform 200 included in the present invention.
  • the drone 100 included in the present invention includes a body 102 including a driving unit 110 and three or more seating legs 104 extending downward from the bottom edge of the body 102. And a rechargeable battery 120 is mounted between the seating legs 104 of the bottom of the body 102.
  • the drone charging platform 200 is provided with a charging pad 230 for supplying a charging current to the charging battery 120 of the drone 100, the charge pad 230 is easily damaged when exposed to the outside Since it may be damaged or, the charging pad 230 is preferably configured to be drawn out only when the drone 100 is seated.
  • the drone charging platform 200 is mounted on a housing 210 having an inner space and an upper surface of the housing 210, and the end of the drone charging platform 200 is rotated to face upward.
  • the opening and closing door 220 is rotated to open the interior space of the housing 210, the charging pad 230 which is located below the opening and closing door 220 is the lifting unit Ascending by the 240 and drawn out of the housing 210 to supply a charging current to the charging battery 120 of the drone 100.
  • the drone 100 charging system to solve this problem, that is, even if the landing position and the open door position of the drone 100 slightly shifted so that the drone 100 can land in the correct position,
  • the two or more opening and closing doors 220 are rotated to open the internal space of the housing 210, the two doors are arranged to be inclined so that the distance between them is closer to the upper end as shown in FIG. 6, and the drone 100 is disposed in the housing 210.
  • the opening and closing doors 220 are set to be positioned between three or more seating legs 104, as shown in FIG.
  • the drone 100 When the opening and closing door 220 is not vertically erected at an oblique angle, when the drone 100 does not land correctly on the opening and closing door 220 and lands at a point slightly deviated to one side, the drone 100 As the seating leg 104 descends on the inclined outer surface of the opening / closing door 220, the drone 100 always lands at the correct point as shown in FIG. The effect that the 120 can be accurately stacked on the charging pad 230 can be expected.

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The present invention relates to a drone charging platform system for charging a drone which flies the sky by using battery power and, more specifically, to a drone charging platform system configured to selectively provide charging services to registered drones.

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드론 충전 플렛폼 시스템Drone Charging Platform System
본 발명은 배터리의 전력을 이용하여 하늘을 비행하는 드론을 충전하기 위한 드론 충전 플렛폼 시스템에 관한 것으로서, 더 상세하게는 등록이 되어 있는 드론에 한하여 선택적으로 충전서비스를 제공할 수 있도록 구성되는 드론 충전 플렛폼 시스템에 관한 것이다.The present invention relates to a drone charging platform system for charging a drone flying in the sky by using the power of a battery, and more specifically, a drone charging configured to provide a charging service selectively for a registered drone. It relates to a platform system.
일반적으로 드론은 배터리의 전력을 이용하여 다수 개의 프로펠러를 회전시킴으로써 하늘을 비행하는 비행유닛의 일종으로서, 사용자의 리모콘 조작에 따라 다양한 패턴의 비행이 가능하도록 구성된다.In general, the drone is a type of flight unit that fly in the sky by rotating a plurality of propellers using the power of the battery, it is configured to enable a variety of patterns according to the user's remote control operation.
이때, 드론을 비행시키기 위해서는 상기 다수 개의 프로펠러가 매우 빠르게 회전되어야 하므로 배터리 소모량이 매우 많아지고, 이에 따라 배터리를 지속적으로 교체해 주어야 한다는 단점이 있다. 일반적으로 일회용 배터리를 드론에 장착시키는 경우, 약 10분 내외의 시간 동안 드론을 비행시킬 수 있으므로, 드론을 장시간 비행시키기 위해서는 일회용 배터리 사용량이 매우 많아져 많은 비용이 소모된다는 단점이 있다. 이와 같은 배터리 교체 비용문제를 해결하기 위하여 드론에 충전 배터리를 사용할 수 있는데, 충전 배터리를 사용할 때에는 주기적으로 배터리를 충전시켜야 한다는 번거로움이 있다.In this case, in order for the drone to fly, the plurality of propellers must be rotated very quickly, resulting in a large amount of battery consumption, and thus, the battery must be continuously replaced. In general, when the disposable battery is mounted on the drone, the drone may fly for about 10 minutes or so, so that the long-term flight of the drone has a disadvantage in that the consumption of the disposable battery becomes very large and consumes a lot of money. In order to solve such a problem of replacing the battery, a rechargeable battery can be used in the drone. When using the rechargeable battery, it is troublesome to periodically charge the battery.
한편, 현재까지 개발된 드론은 장시간 비행이 가능하기 위해서는, 사용자가 지속적으로 배터리를 교체하거나 충전해야 하는바, 사용자 주변에서만 드론 비행이 가능할 뿐 멀리까지 드론을 비행시킬 수 없다는 문제점이 있다.On the other hand, the drones developed to date have a problem that the user must continuously replace or recharge the battery in order to be able to fly for a long time, the drone can fly only around the user and can not fly the drone far away.
본 발명에 관한 선행문헌으로는, 한국등록특허 제1496892호 등이 있다.Prior literatures relating to the present invention include Korean Patent No. 1496892.
본 발명은 상기와 같은 문제점을 해결하기 위하여 제안된 것으로, 사용자가 직접 드론의 배터리에 충전기를 연결하지 아니하더라도 드론의 배터리를 충전시킬 수 있어 멀리까지 드론을 비행시킬 수 있고, 사전에 사용이 허락된 드론만이 드론 충전 플렛폼을 사용할 수 있어 상품화가 가능해지며, 보다 안정적으로 드론의 배터리를 충전시켜 거리에 관계없이 드론이 장거리도 이동이 가능하도록 드론 충전 플렛 시스템을 제공하는데 목적이 있다.The present invention has been proposed to solve the above problems, the user can charge the battery of the drone even if the user does not directly connect the charger to the battery of the drone can fly the drone far away, the use is allowed in advance Only drones can use the drone charging platform to commercialize it, and the purpose of providing a drone charging platform system to allow the drone to move long distance regardless of the distance by charging the battery of the drone more stably.
상술한 바와 같은 목적을 구현하기 위한 본 발명의 드론 충전 플렛폼 시스템은 양력 및 비행력을 발생시키는 구동부와, 상기 구동부로 동력을 제공하는 충전 배터리와, 인공위성을 이용하여 위치를 파악하는 GPS와, 상기 충전 배터리의 충전량을 감지하는 충전량 감지부와, 상기 각 부의 동작을 제어하는 제어부를 구비하는 드론; 상기 드론이 안착 가능한 형상으로 형성되되 안착된 드론의 충전 배터리를 충전시킬 수 있는 충전패드를 구비하도록 구성되어, 이격되도록 설치되는 복수 개의 드론 충전 플렛폼; 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼의 동작을 제어하는 서버;를 포함하고, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼은, 내부공간을 갖는 하우징과, 상기 하우징의 상면에 장착되어 끝단이 상측을 향하도록 회전되었을 때 상기 하우징의 내부공간을 개방시키는 둘 이상의 개폐도어와, 상기 하우징의 내부공간 중 상기 개폐도어의 하측에 위치되는 충전패드와, 상기 충전패드를 승강시키는 승강부를 구비하고, 상기 드론은, 상기 구동부가 구비되는 몸체와, 상기 몸체의 저면 가장자리로부터 하향으로 연장되는 셋 이상의 안착다리를 구비하며, 상기 충전 배터리는 상기 몸체의 저면 중 상기 안착다리 사이에 장착되고, 상기 둘 이상의 개폐도어는 상기 하우징의 내부공간을 개방시키도록 회전되었을 때 상단으로 갈수록 상호간의 거리가 가까워지도록 경사지게 배열되어, 상기 드론이 상기 하우징 상에 안착되었을 때 상기 셋 이상의 안착다리 사이에 위치된다.The drone charging platform system of the present invention for realizing the above object is a drive unit for generating lift and flight force, a rechargeable battery for providing power to the drive unit, GPS to determine the location using satellites, A drone having a charge amount detecting unit detecting a charge amount of a rechargeable battery and a control unit controlling an operation of each unit; A plurality of drone charging platforms formed to have a shape in which the drone is seated and configured to have a charging pad configured to charge the rechargeable battery of the seated drone; And a server for controlling an operation of the drone charging platform, wherein the drone charging platform includes a housing having an inner space and an inner space of the housing when the end is rotated to be upwardly mounted on an upper surface of the housing. At least two opening and closing doors to be opened, a charging pad positioned at a lower side of the opening and closing door in the inner space of the housing, and a lifting unit for lifting and lowering the charging pad, wherein the drone includes: a body provided with the driving unit; Three or more seating legs extending downward from the bottom edge of the body, wherein the rechargeable battery is mounted between the seating legs of the bottom of the body, the two or more opening and closing doors to rotate to open the interior space of the housing When the drone is arranged to be inclined closer to each other closer to the top, the drone It is located between the three or more seating legs when seated on the housing.
본 발명에 있어서, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼은, 상기 드론이 사전에 설정된 거리 이내로 진입하였을 때 상기 드론의 비행이 충전위치에 착륙하도록 상기 드론을 자동 조종하는 자동조종장치를 구비할 수 있다.In the present invention, the drone charging platform may be provided with an autopilot to automatically steer the drone so that the flight of the drone lands in the charging position when the drone enters within a predetermined distance.
본 발명에 있어서, 상기 서버는, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼 사용이 허가된 사용자 DB를 구비하고, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼에 안착된 드론이 상기 DB에 저장된 사용자의 드론인 경우 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼으로 작동신호를 발신할 수 있다.In the present invention, the server has a user DB licensed to use the drone charging platform, and when the drone seated on the drone charging platform is a drone of a user stored in the DB, sends an operation signal to the drone charging platform. can do.
본 발명에 있어서, 상기 드론에 장착되는 비용지불카드와, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼 중 상기 드론이 착륙하는 지점에 설치되는 비용지불단말기를 더 포함할 수 있다.In the present invention, it may further include a payment card mounted on the drone, and a payment terminal installed at the point where the drone lands in the drone charging platform.
본 발명에 있어서, 상기 드론은, 상기 충전 배터리의 충전량이 기준치 미만이 되었을 때 충전신호를 상기 서버로 전송하고, 상기 서버는, 상기 충전신호가 수신되었을 때 상기 드론의 현재 위치와 가장 가깝게 위치하는 드론 충전 플렛폼 위치정보를 드론 조종용 컨트롤러로 전송할 수 있다.In the present invention, the drone transmits a charging signal to the server when the charge amount of the rechargeable battery is less than a reference value, and the server is located closest to the current position of the drone when the charging signal is received. Drone charging platform location information can be sent to the drone control controller.
또한 본 발명에 있어서, 상기 드론 조종용 컨트롤러는 사용자가 입력한 드론의 비행경로를 상기 서버로 전송하고, 상기 드론은, 상기 충전 배터리의 충전량이 기준치 미만이 되었을 때 충전신호를 상기 서버로 전송하며, 상기 서버는, 상기 충전신호가 수신되었을 때 상기 드론의 비행경로에 위치하는 드론 충전 플렛폼 중 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼 위치정보를 상기 드론 조종용 컨트롤러로 전송하되, 상기 충전 배터리의 충전량이 비행경로 상에 위치하는 드론 충전 플렛폼 중 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼까지의 비행에 부족한 경우에는 상기 비행경로를 무시한 최인접 드론 충전 플렛폼 위치정보를 드론 조종용 컨트롤러로 전송할 수 있다.Further, in the present invention, the drone control controller transmits the flight path of the drone input by the user to the server, the drone transmits a charging signal to the server when the charge amount of the rechargeable battery is less than the reference value, When the charging signal is received, the server transmits the drone charging platform position information of the drone charging platform located in the flight path of the drone to the drone controller, wherein the charge amount of the rechargeable battery is located on the flight path. If it is insufficient to fly to the nearest drone charging platform of the drone charging platform to the nearest drone charging platform location information ignoring the flight path can be transmitted to the drone control controller.
본 발명에 의한 드론 충전 플렛폼 시스템을 이용하면, 사용자가 직접 드론의 배터리에 충전기를 연결하지 아니하더라도 드론의 배터리를 충전시킬 수 있어 멀리까지 드론을 비행시킬 수 있고, 사전에 사용이 허락된 사용자만이 충전 기능을 사용할 수 있어 By using the drone charging platform system according to the present invention, the user can charge the drone's battery even if the user does not directly connect the charger to the battery of the drone, allowing the drone to fly far, and only the user who is allowed to use in advance I can use this charge function
상품화가 가능해지며, 보다 안정적으로 드론의 배터리를 충전시킬 수 있어 충전 신뢰성이 높아진다는 장점이 있다.Commercialization is possible, and the battery of the drone can be charged more stably, which has the advantage of higher charging reliability.
도 1은 본 발명에 의한 드론 충전 플렛폼 시스템의 개략도이다.1 is a schematic diagram of a drone charging platform system according to the present invention.
도 2는 비행경로 인접영역이 표시된 본 발명에 의한 드론 충전 플렛폼 시스템의 개략도이다.Figure 2 is a schematic diagram of the drone charging platform system according to the present invention marked the flight path adjacent area.
도 3은 본 발명에 포함되는 드론의 블록도이다.3 is a block diagram of a drone included in the present invention.
도 4는 본 발명에 포함되는 드론의 측면도이다.4 is a side view of the drone included in the present invention.
도 5 내지 도 7은 본 발명에 포함되는 드론 충전 플렛폼의 작동상태를 순차적으로 도시하는 단면도이다.5 to 7 are cross-sectional views sequentially showing the operating state of the drone charging platform included in the present invention.
이하 첨부된 도면을 참조하여 본 발명에 의한 드론 플렛폼 시스템의 실시예를 상세히 설명한다.Hereinafter, an embodiment of a drone platform system according to the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings.
도 1은 본 발명에 의한 드론 충전 플렛폼 시스템의 개략도이고, 도 2는 비행경로 인접영역이 표시된 본 발명에 의한 드론 충전 플렛폼 시스템의 개략도이며, 도 3은 본 발명에 포함되는 드론의 블록도이다.1 is a schematic diagram of a drone charging platform system according to the present invention, FIG. 2 is a schematic diagram of a drone charging platform system according to the present invention showing a flight path adjacent region, and FIG. 3 is a block diagram of a drone included in the present invention.
본 발명에 의한 드론(100) 충전 시스템은, 사용자가 드론(100)에 직접 충전장치를 연결하지 아니하더라도 드론(100)의 배터리를 충전시킬 수 있도록 하기 위한 것으로서, 드론(100)과, 복수 개의 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)과, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)의 동작을 제어하는 서버를 기본 구성요소로 구비한다.Drone 100 charging system according to the present invention is to enable the user to charge the battery of the drone 100 even if the user does not directly connect the charging device to the drone 100, the drone 100 and a plurality of The drone charging platform 200 and a server controlling the operation of the drone charging platform 200 are provided as basic components.
상기 드론(100)은, 양력 및 비행력을 발생시키는 구동부(110)와, 상기 구동부(110)로 동력을 제공하는 충전 배터리(120)와, 인공위성을 이용하여 위치를 파악하는 GPS(140)와, 상기 충전 배터리(120)의 충전량을 감지하는 충전량 감지부(130)와, 상기 각 부의 동작을 제어하는 제어부(150)를 포함하도록 구성된다. 상기 구동부(110)는 드론(100)이 수직으로 뜰 수 있고 전후 및 좌우방향으로 이동할 수 있도록 하기 위한 장치로서, 통상적으로 복수 개의 프로펠러 및 이를 회전시키는 모터로 구성되는데, 이와 같은 구동부(110)는 종래의 드론(100)에도 동일하게 적용되고 있는바, 이에 대한 상세한 설명은 생략한다.The drone 100 includes a driving unit 110 for generating lift and flight power, a rechargeable battery 120 for providing power to the driving unit 110, a GPS 140 for determining a location using satellites, and And, it is configured to include a charge amount detection unit 130 for detecting the charge amount of the rechargeable battery 120, and a controller 150 for controlling the operation of each unit. The driving unit 110 is a device for allowing the drone 100 to rise vertically and move in the front, rear, and left and right directions, and is typically composed of a plurality of propellers and a motor for rotating the same. The same applies to the conventional drone 100, a detailed description thereof will be omitted.
이때, 종래의 드론은 일반적으로 충전단자가 유선으로 연결되었을 때 내부의 배터리가 충전되는 구조로 구성되어 있는데 비해, 본 발명에 포함되는 드론(100)은 별도의 유선 구분없이 충전이 가능하도록 즉, 유, 무선충전 배터리(120)를 구비한다는 점에 첫 번째 특징이 있다. 또한 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)은 상기 충전 배터리(120)를 유, 무선으로 충전시킬 수 있는 충전패드(230)를 구비하는바, 상기 드론(100)은 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)에 정확하게 착륙만 되면 별도의 전선 연결 없이도 충전이 가능해진다는 효과를 얻을 수 있다. 이때 상기 충전 배터리(120) 및 충전패드(230)는, 현재 스마트폰 충전방식 등에 상용화되어 있으므로, 이에 대한 상세한 설명은 생략한다.At this time, the conventional drone is generally composed of a structure in which the internal battery is charged when the charging terminal is connected by wire, that is, the drone 100 included in the present invention can be charged without a separate wired, that is, The first feature is that the wireless charging battery 120 is provided. In addition, the drone charging platform 200 includes a charging pad 230 that can charge the rechargeable battery 120 wired or wirelessly, and the drone 100 only lands accurately on the drone charging platform 200. In this case, it is possible to obtain a charging effect without a separate wire connection. In this case, since the rechargeable battery 120 and the charging pad 230 are currently commercialized in a smartphone charging method, a detailed description thereof will be omitted.
상기 언급한 바와 같이 드론(100)이 충전이 가능하도록 구성되면, 사용자는 비행 중인 드론(100)이 방전되었을 때 비행 중이던 드론(100)과 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)으로 드론(100)을 이동시켜 상기 드론(100)을 충전할 수 있으므로, 비행 중이던 드론(100)을 자신이 위치하는 지점으로 회송시키는 조작이 필요 없다는 장점 즉, 드론(100)을 사용자 주변에서만 비행시키는 것이 아니라, 배터리 용량에 따른 비행거리를 초과하는 먼 지점까지 비행이 가능해진다는 장점이 있다. 예를 들어, 도 1에 도시된 바와 같이 출발점(10)에서 도착점(20)까지 드론(100)을 비행하는 도중에 드론(100)의 방전 우려가 발생될 때 상기 드론(100)을 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)(도 1에서는 제2 드론 충전 플렛폼(200b))에서 충전 배터리(120)를 충전시킨 후 비행을 재개할 수 있는바, 충전 배터리(120)의 용량이 크지 아니하더라도 드론(100)을 멀리까지 이동시킬 수 있다는 장점이 있다.As mentioned above, when the drone 100 is configured to be charged, the user moves the drone 100 to the drone charging platform 200 closest to the drone 100 in flight when the drone 100 in flight is discharged. Since the drone 100 can be moved to be charged, there is no need to return the drone 100 in flight to the point where it is located, that is, the drone 100 is not only flying around the user, but the battery capacity. There is an advantage that can be flying to a far point beyond the flight distance. For example, as shown in FIG. 1, when the drone 100 is discharged while flying the drone 100 from the starting point 10 to the arrival point 20, the drone 100 is charged closest to the drone 100. After charging the rechargeable battery 120 in the platform 200 (the second drone charging platform 200b in FIG. 1), the flight may be resumed, even if the capacity of the rechargeable battery 120 is not large. The advantage is that you can move it far.
상기 복수 개의 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)은, 드론(100)이 어느 지점을 비행하던 중이라도 빠르게 도착할 수 있도록 고르게 분포됨이 바람직하다. 본 실시예에서는 출발점(10)과 도착점(20) 사이에 3개의 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 즉, 제1 드론 충전 플렛폼(200a)과 제2 드론 충전 플렛폼(200b)과 제3 드론 충전 플렛폼(200c)이 설치된 경우만을 도시하고 있으나, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)의 개수 및 배열 패턴은 다양하게 변경될 수 있다.The plurality of drone charging platform 200 is preferably evenly distributed so that the drone 100 can quickly arrive at any point. In the present embodiment, three drone charging platforms 200, that is, the first drone charging platform 200a, the second drone charging platform 200b, and the third drone charging platform 200c between the starting point 10 and the arrival point 20. ) Is installed only, the number and arrangement pattern of the drone charging platform 200 may be changed in various ways.
한편, 다수 개의 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)을 운영하기 위해서는 많은 비용이 소요되므로, 상기와 같은 충전 서비스를 유료화시킬 수 있도록 즉, 일정 비용을 지불한 사용자만이 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)을 사용할 수 있도록 구성될 수 있다.On the other hand, since a large amount of costs are required to operate a plurality of drone charging platform 200, so that the charge service as described above can be paid, that is, only a user who has paid a certain cost can use the drone charging platform 200. Can be configured.
예를 들어 상기 서버는, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 사용이 허가된 사용자 DB를 구비하고, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)에 안착된 드론(100)이 상기 DB에 저장된 사용자의 드론(100)인 경우에만 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)으로 작동신호를 발신하여 드론(100)을 충전시키도록 구성될 수 있다. 이와 같이 드론(100)이 사용자 DB에 저장된 사용자의 드론(100)인지를 판단하는 장치는, 무선통신분야에서 이미 널리 상용화되어 있는바, 이에 대한 상세한 설명은 생략한다.For example, the server has a user DB licensed to use the drone charging platform 200, and the drone 100 seated on the drone charging platform 200 is a user's drone 100 stored in the DB. Only if it can be configured to charge the drone 100 by sending an operating signal to the drone charging platform 200. As described above, the device for determining whether the drone 100 is the drone 100 of the user stored in the user DB is already widely commercialized in the wireless communication field, and a detailed description thereof will be omitted.
또한, 사용자가 미리 사용 허가를 받아 두지 아니하더라도 소정 비용을 지불하고 충전 서비스를 받을 수 있도록, 상기 드론(100)에는 버스카드 등과 같은 비용지불카드가 장착되고, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 중 상기 드론(100)이 착륙하는 지점에는 상기 비용지불카드로부터 일정 금액을 차감하는 비용지불단말기가 구비될 수도 있다. 이와 같이 드론(100)과 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)에 각각 비용지불카드와 비용지불단말기가 구비되면, 사전에 미리 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 사용을 신청하지 아니한 사용자도 긴급 상황에 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)을 사용할 수 있으므로, 드론(100) 분실 등과 같은 문제점을 해결할 수 있다는 장점이 있다.In addition, even if a user does not have permission to use in advance, the drone 100 is equipped with a payment card such as a bus card so as to pay a predetermined fee and receive a charging service, and among the drone charging platform 200 At the point where the drone 100 lands, a cost payment terminal may be provided to deduct a certain amount from the payment card. As described above, when the drone 100 and the drone charging platform 200 are provided with a payment card and a payment terminal, respectively, the user who does not apply for the use of the drone charging platform 200 in advance in the emergency situation drone charging platform 200 ), There is an advantage that can solve problems such as drone 100 lost.
한편, 사용자에게는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 중 드론(100)이 안착되어야 하는 지점이 육안으로 확인되지 못하므로, 드론(100) 조작에 능숙한 사용자라고 하더라도 상기 드론(100)을 충전위치에 정확하게 착륙시키기 어렵다는 문제점이 있다. 본 발명은 이와 같은 문제점을 해결할 수 있도록, 상기 드론(100)이 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 주변(더 명확하게는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)으로부터 사전에 설정된 거리 이내)에 진입하였을 때 상기 드론(100)을 자동으로 조종하여 충전위치에 정확하게 착륙시키는 자동조종장치가 추가로 구비될 수 있다.On the other hand, the user can not visually check the spot to be seated in the drone 100 of the drone charging platform 200, even if the user skilled in operating the drone 100, landing the drone 100 in the charging position accurately There is a problem that is difficult. In order to solve the problem, the present invention provides the drone 100 when the drone 100 enters the vicinity of the drone charging platform 200 (more specifically, within a preset distance from the drone charging platform 200). ) Can be additionally provided with an autopilot to automatically maneuver and land precisely in the charging position.
이와 같이 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)에 자동조종장치가 구비되면, 사용자의 드론(100) 조종실력에 상관 없이 상기 드론(100)이 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)의 충전위치에 정확하게 착률될 수 있고, 이에 따라 안정적으로 드론(100) 충전이 가능해진다는 장점이 있다.When the autopilot is provided in the drone charging platform 200 as described above, the drone 100 may be accurately landed at the charging position of the drone charging platform 200 regardless of a user's drone 100 steering ability. Accordingly, there is an advantage that the drone 100 can be charged stably.
이와 같이 비행물체를 일정 지점으로 자동 조종하는 자동조종장치는, 항공산업 등에 상용화되어 있으므로, 상기 자동조종장치의 내부 구성 및 작동 원리에 대한 상세한 설명은 생략한다.As such, the automatic steering device for automatically controlling the flying object to a certain point is commercially available in the aviation industry and the like, and thus detailed description of the internal configuration and operating principle of the automatic steering device will be omitted.
일반적으로 드론(100)에 구비된 배터리 충전량은 드론(100) 조종용 컨트롤러에 표시되지 아니하고 드론(100)에 표시되는바, 드론(100)을 조종하던 사용자는 드론(100)의 방전을 인지하지 못한 상태에서 상기 드론(100)을 멀리까지 이동시키는 경우 상기 드론(100)이 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)까지 이르지 못하고 그대로 추락하여 분실되는 현상이 발생될 수 있다.In general, the amount of battery charge provided in the drone 100 is not displayed on the drone 100 controller for controlling the drone 100, and the user who controlled the drone 100 did not recognize the discharge of the drone 100. When the drone 100 is moved far in the state, the drone 100 may not reach the drone charging platform 200 and may fall as it is lost.
본 발명에 의한 드론(100) 충전 시스템은 이와 같은 문제점을 해결할 수 있도록, 상기 충전 배터리(120)의 충전량이 기준치 미만이 되었을 때 상기 드론(100)이 충전신호를 서버로 전송하고, 상기 서버는 드론(100)으로부터 충전신호가 수신되었을 때 상기 드론(100)의 현재 위치와 가장 가깝게 위치하는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 위치정보를 드론 조종용 컨트롤러로 전송하도록 구성될 수 있다. 따라서 사용자는 컨트롤러에 표시되는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 측으로 드론(100)을 이동시킴으로써, 드론(100) 방전에 의한 분실 및 파손의 우려를 방지할 수 있다는 장점이 있다.In order to solve this problem, the drone 100 charging system according to the present invention transmits a charging signal to the server when the charge amount of the rechargeable battery 120 is less than the reference value, and the server When the charging signal is received from the drone 100 may be configured to transmit the location information of the drone charging platform 200 located closest to the current position of the drone 100 to the drone control controller. Therefore, the user can move the drone 100 toward the drone charging platform 200 displayed on the controller, thereby preventing the risk of loss and damage due to the drone 100 discharge.
이때, 드론(100)이 비행경로(30)에서 멀리 떨어진 지점의 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)에서 충전을 하면, 충전 후 다시 비행경로(30)에 진입할 때까지 많은 전력이 소요된다는 문제점이 있다. 따라서 본 발명에 의한 드론(100) 충전 시스템은 이와 같은 문제점을 해결할 수 있도록, 사용자가 입력한 드론(100)의 비행경로(30)를 드론 조종용 컨트롤러가 서버로 전송하고, 상기 서버는 충전신호가 수신되었을 때 상기 드론(100)의 비행경로(30)에 위치하는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 중 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 위치정보를 상기 드론 조종용 컨트롤러로 전송하도록 구성될 수 있다.In this case, when the drone 100 charges in the drone charging platform 200 at a point far away from the flight path 30, there is a problem in that a lot of power is required until the drone 100 enters the flight path 30 again after charging. Accordingly, the drone 100 charging system according to the present invention transmits the flight path 30 of the drone 100 input by the user to the server to control the drone, so that the charging signal is transmitted to the server. When received, it may be configured to transmit the location information of the drone charging platform 200 nearest to the drone charging platform 200 located in the flight path 30 of the drone 100 to the drone control controller.
예를 들어 비행경로(30)를 따라 비행하던 드론(100)의 배터리 충전량이 기준치 미만으로 떨어졌을 때, 비행경로(30) 주변의 영역 즉, 도 2에 도시된 비행경로 인접영역(40)에 위치하는 제3 드론 충전 플렛폼(200c)의 위치정보가 드론 조종용 컨트롤러로 전송되도록 구성될 수 있다.For example, when the battery charge of the drone 100 flying along the flight path 30 falls below the reference value, the area around the flight path 30, that is, the flight path adjacent area 40 shown in FIG. 2 is located. Position information of the third drone charging platform 200c may be configured to be transmitted to the drone control controller.
이때, 충전 배터리(120)의 충전량이 비행경로(30) 상에 위치하는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 중 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 까지의 비행에 필요한 충전량이 부족한 경우((본 실시예에서는 제3 드론 충전 플렛폼(200c))까지의 비행에 부족한 경우, 상기 서버는 비행경로(30)를 무시한 최인접 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)(본 실시예에서는 제2 드론 충전 플렛폼(200b)) 위치정보를 상기 컨트롤러로 전송하도록 구성되어야 할 것이다.At this time, when the charge amount of the rechargeable battery 120 is insufficient for the flight to the nearest drone charging platform 200 of the drone charging platform 200 located on the flight path 30 ((in this embodiment, If the flight to the 3 drone charging platform (200c) is insufficient, the server receives the location information of the nearest drone charging platform 200 (second drone charging platform 200b in this embodiment) ignoring the flight path 30 It would have to be configured to send to the controller.
도 4는 본 발명에 포함되는 드론(100)의 측면도이고, 도 5 내지 도 7은 본 발명에 포함되는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)의 작동상태를 순차적으로 도시하는 단면도이다.FIG. 4 is a side view of the drone 100 included in the present invention, and FIGS. 5 to 7 are cross-sectional views sequentially showing operating states of the drone charging platform 200 included in the present invention.
본 발명에 포함되는 드론(100)은 도 4에 도시된 바와 같이, 구동부(110)가 구비되는 몸체(102)와, 상기 몸체(102)의 저면 가장자리로부터 하향으로 연장되는 셋 이상의 안착다리(104)를 구비하며, 충전 배터리(120)는 몸체(102)의 저면 중 상기 안착다리(104) 사이에 장착된다.As shown in FIG. 4, the drone 100 included in the present invention includes a body 102 including a driving unit 110 and three or more seating legs 104 extending downward from the bottom edge of the body 102. And a rechargeable battery 120 is mounted between the seating legs 104 of the bottom of the body 102.
또한 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)에는 상기 드론(100)의 충전 배터리(120)로 충전전류를 공급하기 위한 충전패드(230)가 구비되는데, 상기 충전패드(230)가 외부로 노출되어 있으면 쉽게 파손되거나 손상될 수 있으므로, 상기 충전패드(230)는 드론(100)이 안착되었을 때에만 외부로 인출되도록 구성됨이 바람직하다.In addition, the drone charging platform 200 is provided with a charging pad 230 for supplying a charging current to the charging battery 120 of the drone 100, the charge pad 230 is easily damaged when exposed to the outside Since it may be damaged or, the charging pad 230 is preferably configured to be drawn out only when the drone 100 is seated.
즉, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)은 도 5에 도시된 바와 같이, 내부공간을 갖는 하우징(210)과, 상기 하우징(210)의 상면에 장착되어 끝단이 상측을 향하도록 회전되었을 때 상기 하우징(210)의 내부공간을 개방시키는 둘 이상의 개폐도어(220)와, 상기 하우징(210)의 내부공간 중 상기 개폐도어(220)의 하측에 위치되는 충전패드(230)와, 상기 충전패드(230)를 승강시키는 승강부(240)를 구비한다. 따라서 충전 작업이 이루어져야 하는 경우, 도 6에 도시된 바와 같이 개폐도어(220)는 하우징(210) 내부공간이 개방되도록 회전되고, 개폐도어(220) 하측에 위치하고 있던 충전패드(230)는 승강부(240)에 의해 상승하여 하우징(210) 외부로 인출되어 드론(100)의 충전 배터리(120)로 충전전류를 공급하게 된다.That is, as shown in FIG. 5, the drone charging platform 200 is mounted on a housing 210 having an inner space and an upper surface of the housing 210, and the end of the drone charging platform 200 is rotated to face upward. Two or more opening and closing doors 220 to open the inner space of the 210, a charging pad 230 located below the opening and closing door 220 of the inner space of the housing 210, and the charging pad 230 It has a lifting unit 240 for elevating. Therefore, when the filling operation is to be made, as shown in FIG. 6, the opening and closing door 220 is rotated to open the interior space of the housing 210, the charging pad 230 which is located below the opening and closing door 220 is the lifting unit Ascending by the 240 and drawn out of the housing 210 to supply a charging current to the charging battery 120 of the drone 100.
한편, 충전 배터리(120)가 충전패드(230) 상에 정확하게 적층되지 못하고 어느 일측만이 충전패드(230)에 걸쳐지면, 정상적인 충전이 이루어지지 못하는 문제가 발생된다.On the other hand, if the rechargeable battery 120 is not accurately stacked on the charging pad 230 and only one side of the charging pad 230 is over, the normal charging is not performed.
본 발명에 의한 드론(100) 충전 시스템은 이와 같은 문제점을 해결할 수 있도록 즉, 드론(100)의 착륙위치와 개패도어 위치가 약간 어긋나더라도 상기 드론(100)이 정위치에 착륙할 수 있도록, 상기 둘 이상의 개폐도어(220)는 하우징(210)의 내부공간을 개방시키도록 회전되었을 때 도 6에 도시된 바와 같이 상단으로 갈수록 상호간의 거리가 가까워지도록 경사지게 배열되고, 드론(100)이 하우징(210) 상에 안착되었을 때 상기 개폐도어(220)들은 도 7에 도시된 바와 같이 셋 이상의 안착다리(104) 사이에 위치되도록 설정된다.The drone 100 charging system according to the present invention to solve this problem, that is, even if the landing position and the open door position of the drone 100 slightly shifted so that the drone 100 can land in the correct position, When the two or more opening and closing doors 220 are rotated to open the internal space of the housing 210, the two doors are arranged to be inclined so that the distance between them is closer to the upper end as shown in FIG. 6, and the drone 100 is disposed in the housing 210. When it is seated on), the opening and closing doors 220 are set to be positioned between three or more seating legs 104, as shown in FIG.
이와 같이 개폐도어(220)가 수직으로 세워지지 아니하고 비스듬히 경사지게 세워지면, 드론(100)이 개폐도어(220) 상에 정확하게 착륙하지 못하고 어느 일측으로 약간 벗어난 지점에 착륙하는 경우, 드론(100)의 안착다리(104)가 개폐도어(220)의 경사진 외측면을 타고 하강하게 되는바, 상기 드론(100)은 항상 도 7에 도시된 바와 같이 정확한 지점에 착륙을 하게 되고, 이에 따라 충전 배터리(120)가 충전패드(230) 상에 정확하게 적층될 수 있다는 효과를 기대할 수 있다.When the opening and closing door 220 is not vertically erected at an oblique angle, when the drone 100 does not land correctly on the opening and closing door 220 and lands at a point slightly deviated to one side, the drone 100 As the seating leg 104 descends on the inclined outer surface of the opening / closing door 220, the drone 100 always lands at the correct point as shown in FIG. The effect that the 120 can be accurately stacked on the charging pad 230 can be expected.
이상, 본 발명을 바람직한 실시예를 사용하여 상세히 설명하였으나, 본 발명의 범위는 특정 실시예에 한정되는 것은 아니며, 첨부된 특허청구범위에 의하여 해석되어야 할 것이다. 또한, 이 기술분야에서 통상의 지식을 습득한 자라면, 본 발명의 범위에서 벗어나지 않으면서도 많은 수정과 변형이 가능함을 이해하여야 할 것이다.As mentioned above, although this invention was demonstrated in detail using the preferable Example, the scope of the present invention is not limited to a specific Example and should be interpreted by the attached Claim. In addition, those skilled in the art should understand that many modifications and variations are possible without departing from the scope of the present invention.
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  1. 양력 및 비행력을 발생시키는 구동부(110)와, 상기 구동부(110)로 동력을 제공하는 충전 배터리(120)와, 인공위성을 이용하여 위치를 파악하는 GPS(140)와, 상기 충전 배터리(120)의 충전량을 감지하는 충전량 감지부(130)와, 상기 각 부의 동작을 제어하는 제어부(150)를 구비하는 드론(100);A driving unit 110 for generating lift and flight power, a rechargeable battery 120 for providing power to the driving unit 110, a GPS 140 for determining a location using satellites, and the rechargeable battery 120. A drone (100) having a charge amount sensing unit (130) for sensing the amount of charge and a controller (150) for controlling the operation of each unit;
    상기 드론(100)이 안착 가능한 형상으로 형성되되 안착된 드론(100)의 충전 배터리(120)를 충전시킬 수 있는 충전패드(230)를 구비하도록 구성되어, 이격되도록 설치되는 복수 개의 드론 충전 플렛폼(200);The drone 100 is formed in a shape that can be seated, but is configured to have a charging pad 230 that can charge the charging battery 120 of the seated drone 100, a plurality of drone charging platform that is installed to be spaced apart ( 200);
    상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)의 동작을 제어하는 서버;를 포함하고,Includes; Server for controlling the operation of the drone charging platform 200,
    상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)은, 내부공간을 갖는 하우징(210)과, 상기 하우징(210)의 상면에 장착되어 끝단이 상측을 향하도록 회전되었을 때 상기 하우징(210)의 내부공간을 개방시키는 둘 이상의 개폐도어(220)와, 상기 하우징(210)의 내부공간 중 상기 개폐도어(220)의 하측에 위치되는 충전패드(230)와, 상기 충전패드(220)를 승강시키는 승강부(240)를 구비하고,The drone charging platform 200, the housing 210 having an internal space, and is mounted on the upper surface of the housing 210 to open the internal space of the housing 210 when the end is rotated to face upwards The opening / closing door 220, the charging pad 230 positioned below the opening / closing door 220 in the inner space of the housing 210, and the lifting unit 240 for elevating the charging pad 220. Equipped,
    상기 드론(100)은, 상기 구동부(110)가 구비되는 몸체(102)와, 상기 몸체(102)의 저면 가장자리로부터 하향으로 연장되는 셋 이상의 안착다리(104)를 구비하며,The drone 100 includes a body 102 provided with the driving unit 110 and three or more seating legs 104 extending downward from the bottom edge of the body 102.
    상기 충전 배터리(120)는 상기 몸체(102)의 저면 중 상기 안착다리(104) 사이에 장착되고,The rechargeable battery 120 is mounted between the seating leg 104 of the bottom of the body 102,
    상기 둘 이상의 개폐도어(220)는 상기 하우징(210)의 내부공간을 개방시키도록 회전되었을 때 상단으로 갈수록 상호간의 거리가 가까워지도록 경사지게 배열되어, 상기 드론(100)이 상기 하우징(210) 상에 안착되었을 때 상기 셋 이상의 안착다리(104) 사이에 위치되는 것을 특징으로 하는 드론(100) 충전 시스템.The two or more opening / closing doors 220 are arranged to be inclined such that the distance between them is closer to the upper end when the two or more opening doors 220 are rotated to open the internal space of the housing 210, so that the drone 100 is placed on the housing 210. Drone (100) charging system, characterized in that positioned between the three or more seating legs (104) when seated.
  2. 청구항 1에 있어서,The method according to claim 1,
    상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)은, 상기 드론(100)이 사전에 설정된 거리 이내로 진입하였을 때 상기 드론(100)의 비행이 충전위치에 착륙하도록 상기 드론(100)을 자동 조종하는 자동조종장치를 구비하는 것을 특징으로 하는 드론(100) 충전 시스템.The drone charging platform 200 is provided with an autopilot for automatically controlling the drone 100 so that the flight of the drone 100 lands in the charging position when the drone 100 enters within a preset distance. Drone 100 charging system, characterized in that.
  3. 청구항 1에 있어서,The method according to claim 1,
    상기 서버는, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 사용이 허가된 사용자 DB를 구비하고, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)에 안착된 드론(100)이 상기 DB에 저장된 사용자의 드론(100)인 경우 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)으로 작동신호를 발신하는 것을 특징으로 하는 드론(100) 충전 시스템.The server has a user DB licensed to use the drone charging platform 200, and when the drone 100 seated on the drone charging platform 200 is a drone 100 of a user stored in the DB. Drone 100 charging system, characterized in that for transmitting the operating signal to the charging platform (200).
  4. 청구항 1에 있어서,The method according to claim 1,
    상기 드론(100)에 장착되는 비용지불카드와, 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 중 상기 드론(100)이 착륙하는 지점에 설치되는 비용지불단말기를 더 포함하는 것을 특징으로 하는 드론(100) 충전 시스템.The drone 100 charging system, characterized in that it further comprises a payment card mounted on the drone 100, and a payment terminal installed at the point where the drone 100 is landing of the drone charging platform 200. .
  5. 청구항 1에 있어서,The method according to claim 1,
    상기 드론(100)은, 상기 충전 배터리(120)의 충전량이 비행경로(30) 상에 위치하는 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 중 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 까지의 비행에 필요한 충전량이 부족한 경우 충전신호를 상기 서버로 전송하고,The drone 100, when the charge amount of the rechargeable battery 120 is insufficient for the charge amount required for the flight to the drone charging platform 200 closest of the drone charging platform 200 located on the flight path 30 Sends a charging signal to the server,
    상기 서버는, 상기 충전신호가 수신되었을 때 상기 드론(100)의 현재 위치와 가장 가깝게 위치하는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 위치정보를 드론(100) 조종용 컨트롤러로 전송하는 것을 특징으로 하는 드론(100) 충전 시스템.The server, when the charging signal is received, the drone 100, characterized in that for transmitting the drone charging platform 200 position information closest to the current position of the drone 100 to the drone 100 control controller Charging system.
  6. 청구항 5에 있어서,The method according to claim 5,
    상기 드론 조종용 컨트롤러는 사용자가 입력한 드론(100)의 비행경로(30)를 상기 서버로 전송하고,The drone control controller transmits the flight path 30 of the drone 100 input by the user to the server,
    상기 드론(100)은, 상기 충전 배터리(120)의 충전량이 비행경로(30) 상에 위치하는 상기 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 중 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 까지의 비행에 필요한 충전량이 부족한 경우 충전신호를 상기 서버로 전송하고, The drone 100, when the charge amount of the rechargeable battery 120 is insufficient for the charge amount required for the flight to the drone charging platform 200 closest of the drone charging platform 200 located on the flight path 30 Sends a charging signal to the server,
    상기 서버는, 상기 충전신호가 수신되었을 때 상기 드론(100)의 비행경로(30)에 위치하는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 중 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 위치정보를 상기 드론 조종용 컨트롤러로 전송하되, 상기 충전 배터리(120)의 충전량이 비행경로(30) 상에 위치하는 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 중 가장 가까운 드론 충전 플렛폼(200)까지의 비행에 부족한 경우에는 상기 비행경로(30)를 무시한 최인접 드론 충전 플렛폼(200) 위치정보를 드론(100) 조종용 컨트롤러로 전송하는 것을 특징으로 하는 드론(100) 충전 시스템.When the charging signal is received, the server transmits the location information of the drone charging platform 200 closest to the drone charging platform 200 located on the flight path 30 of the drone 100 to the drone controller. When the charge amount of the rechargeable battery 120 is insufficient to fly to the closest drone charging platform 200 among the drone charging platforms 200 positioned on the flight path 30, the disregarding the flight path 30 is ignored. Adjacent drone charging platform 200, the drone 100 charging system, characterized in that for transmitting the drone 100, the controller for controlling.
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