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The system includes a mobile work robot and a separate station. The mobile robot is equipped to perform prescribed tasks, such as cleaning building floors. The station is equipped to remotely control the movement of the mobile work robot and to perform maintenance on the mobile work robot, such as the replacement of parts as well as replenishment of consumable goods necessary for the mobile work robot to move and work. In addition, the cleaning means equipped on the station performs the cleaning and disinfection of the mobile work robot.

Title
Mobile work robot system
Application Number
8/657174
Publication Number
5959423
Application Date
June 3, 1996
Publication Date
September 28, 1999
Inventor
Nobukazu Kawagoe
Toyonaka
JP
Hideaki Nakanishi
Ibaraki
JP
Agent
Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis
Assignee
Minolta
JP
IPC
G05D 1/02
B25J 5/00
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