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Donald R High, Robert C Taylor, David C Winkle: Shopping facility track system and method of routing motorized transport units. Walmart Apollo, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, January 29, 2019: US10189691

Some embodiments include a track system comprising: an elevated track system comprising a series of elevated tracks that are positioned elevated above a sales floor and products distributed over at least a portion of the sales floor of a shopping facility, and configured such that multiple motorized ...


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John P Thompson, Michael D Atchley, Donald R High: Recharging apparatus and method. Walmart Apollo, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, November 27, 2018: US10138100

Methods and apparatuses are provided for use in monitor power levels at a shopping facility, comprising: central control system separate and distinct from a plurality of self-propelled motorized transport units, wherein the central control system comprises: a transceiver configured to wirelessly rec ...


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Donald R High, Michael D Atchley, David C Winkle: Shopping facility assistance system and method to retrieve in-store abandoned mobile item containers. Walmart Apollo, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, September 11, 2018: US10071893

A central computer system identifies a mobile item container in a retail shopping facility as being abandoned. The central computer system then directs a motorized transport unit through the retail shopping facility to the abandoned mobile item container and causes that motorized transport unit to p ...


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Donald R High, Shuvro Chakrobartty, Robert C Taylor, Brian G McHale: Systems, devices and methods for restoring shopping space conditions. Walmart Apollo, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, January 29, 2019: US10189692

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for restoring shopping space conditions are provided. A system for restoring shopping space conditions comprises a motorized transport unit comprising at least one sensor, and a central computer system comprising a wireless transceiver for communicating with the mot ...


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Michael D Atchley, Donald R High, David C Winkle: Shopping facility assistance systems, devices and methods. Walmart Apollo, Fitch Even Tabin and Flannery, November 20, 2018: US10130232

System, apparatuses, and methods for bringing a shopping container to a customer in a shopping space are provided. A system for bringing a shopping container to a customer in a shopping space comprises a plurality of sensors, a plurality of motorized transport units, and a control circuit. The contr ...


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Donald R High, Michael D Atchley, David C Winkle: Shopping facility assistance systems, devices and methods to address ground and weather conditions. Walmart Apollo, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, September 25, 2018: US10081525

Some embodiments provide methods, systems and apparatus to enhance safety. In some embodiments, a system comprises: a central computer system comprising: a transceiver; a control circuit; and a memory coupled to the control circuit and storing computer instructions that when executed by the control ...


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Donald R High, Eric E Welch, Michael D Atchley, David C Winkle: Systems, devices, and methods for providing passenger transport. Walmart Apollo, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, September 11, 2018: US10071891

Systems, apparatuses and methods for providing passenger transport are provided. A system for providing passenger transport includes a plurality of passenger carriers, a plurality of motorized transport units each configured to mechanically couple at least one of the plurality of passenger carriers, ...


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Donald R High, Michael D Atchley, Brian G McHale, Robert C Taylor, David C Winkle: Apparatus and method of obtaining location information of a motorized transport unit. Walmart Apollo, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, September 11, 2018: US10071892

Methods and apparatuses are provided, some apparatuses comprise: a location controller separate from a motorized transport unit, comprising: a transceiver configured to receive communications from the motorized transport unit; a control circuit; a memory storing computer instructions that when execu ...


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Yurgis Mauro Bacallao: Shopping cart bagging station. WALMART APOLLO, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, January 8, 2019: US10173708

Described is a shopping cart bagging station can be used by customers to bag their purchases as they shop. The disclosed shopping cart bagging station includes a box front portion and a back plate that couple together to form a rectangular enclosure for shopping bags. The box front portion has a bag ...


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Yurgis Mauro Bacallao, Dennis Charles Beere II, Tawfeek Abohammdan: Bag dispenser. WALMART APOLLO, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, August 28, 2018: US10058197

A bag dispenser for use in a retail store is described. The bag dispenser holds and dispenses bags from a roll of plastic bags such as grocery bags, meat bags, or produce bags. The bag dispenser includes a bag holder rod that holds the roll of bags and allows the roll of bags to rotate on the bag ho ...